Technical Operations Lead Zoosk
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Zoosk's Operations team is looking to add a Technical Operations Lead to our growing organization. As the Operations Lead, you will inspire and develop a highly technical and talented group of Zoosk engineers chartered with building and maintaining the servers, technologies, and data center resources that keep Zoosk running and serving over 100 million users in 60 countries. Your team will have a focus on systems automation and will manage an expanding, dynamic environment from metal to HTTP. Our servers are built on Linux running Apache, MySQL, Memcache, Hadoop, Cassandra, Tigase and many other popular open source systems. We maintain a balance of self-hosted and cloud-based solutions.
Own end-to-end availability and performance of Zoosk?s Production services.
Ensure a great, almost-100% reliable experience for Zoosk users around the globe while simultaneously enabling a rapid pace of innovation and change.
Be the hands-on escalation point for on-call 24x7 support with expertise in system administration, configuration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning.
Monitor systems for availability, performance, and capacity planning.
Recommend upgrades, patches, new applications, and equipment replacement.
Create solutions to maximize security, uptime, and availability of a high transaction production environment.
Lead, mentor, and grow a team of systems engineers in the support of these responsibilities.
3-5 years experience in leading teams responsible for delivering infrastructure or similar foundational systems supporting mission critical business services.
Hands-on experience in troubleshooting and leading resolution for unexpected service outages, system maintenance issues, and difficult to identify system faults. Ability to assess risk and minimize business impact from planned maintenance.
Excellent collaborative, communication, and customer engagement skills with proven problem solving and analytical experience.
5-8 years of experience with Linux-based systems engineering for high-volume, high-availability transactional environments with 24x7x365 uptime requirements.
Experience automating and monitoring infrastructure deployments using modern scripting languages (Python or Perl), configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef or CFEngine), and imaging tools (PXE, Kickstart, Jumpstart, Cobbler).
Advanced Web technology experience (For example memcache, Apache/Nginx).
Both SQL and NoSQL datastore experience (MySQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc.).
Understanding of standards such as LDAP, DNS, SSL, SSH, SNMP, HTTP, and other protocols.
Strong understanding of the management and best practices of a large-scale Linux environment (preferably Ubuntu or Redhat) including patching, provisioning, and monitoring.
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk's services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.
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Zoosk is one of the largest online dating services in the world, with over 50 million users, close to 20 million daily page views, from "Zooskers" in 60 countries With 100 thousand new profiles added daily, we are the single fastest growing dating service on the web and our supersonic performance was recently celebrated in the Wall Street Journal's inaugural top 50 "Next Big Thing" List (March 09, 2010).
While we originally took advantage of viral opportunities on social networks, Zoosk has evolved into an easy, fun and safe online dating experience that today connects singles from the we
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Zoosk is the fastest growing social dating destination. Our applications on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo have more than 50 million users with close to over 20 million daily page views from users in 60 countries Simply put, Zoosk is online dating that doesn't suck. Our users, mostly young professional, enjoy a fun and playful experience while they meet new people in their local areas.
Zoosk is a VC backed startup and our office is located in downtown San Francisco. We are always looking for open minded, energetic, and driven individuals that love the challenge of turning an established industry upside-down. We build world class social web products and in the process we make sure to have plenty of fun. If you want to work with exceptional people on toughest engineering problems every day, you want to join Zoosk.
Some Benefits of Joining Zoosk
- Sexy MacPro or MacBookPro stations to work in style
- Free beverages and snacks, to keep you fired up
- Free dinner every night
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Life Insurance and 401K savings plan|
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