Systems Operator Mindspark
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED If you?ve been looking for a career in Information Technology and Network Services that allows you to demonstrate your incredible understanding of networking, monitoring, distributed systems, web applications and server technologies, your search is over! Mindspark is looking for a Systems Operator at its White Plains offices that will help support our highly popular products enjoyed by users around the world.
HERE?S WHY WE KNOW YOU?LL LIKE US (AND NOT JUST ON FACEBOOK):
Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful ?digital snacks? -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests and varied audiences, available whenever and wherever our consumers want to indulge.Mindspark?s groundbreaking content applications are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences for a diverse audience
Whether you are sending a birthday to your mom via our #1 E-Card site MyFunCards , using our Smiley Central Iphone app to animate your text messages, following your favorite TV show on our Television Fanatic toolbar or playing a quick game of Pac Man on casual gaming site Retrogamer, the brands under the Mindspark banner are a virtual vending machine for the digital snack enthusiast. Whatever new digital snacks our users are craving, you?ll join an incredible team that innovates and consistently delivers interactive bytes of goodness to round out our consumers? daily digital diets.
As an IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo, CollegeHumor, Citysearch and Electus. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine?s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.
WHAT WE WANT YOU TO DO:
Monitor the availability and health of the infrastructure and applications across multiple datacenters
Support Open Source monitoring infrastructure based on VMware Hyperic system for all business units
Identify possible issues, troubleshoot, and escalate to the appropriate technical teams
Provide 1st and 2nd level tier support during production outages, maintenances, and CCMs
Minimize portal outages by; identifying faulty servers within the pool, failing over to a secondary backend, or uploading maintenance holding page to minimize customer impact
Perform initial triage on website issues
Communicate critical outages to internal business units and upper management as needed
Document and ticket issues as they arise during shift
WHY WE WANT YOU:
Ability to work Third shift (11pm-7am)
Perl or Shell scripting/programming
Proficient use of Performance Management and metrics collection tools such as Hyperic, Nagios, Zenoss, Cacti, Citrix XenCenter, Sitescope, or similar solutions
Understanding of networking, monitoring, distributed systems, web applications and server technologies
Understanding of major Operation Platforms (Unix, Linux)
JIRA or other trouble ticketing application experience is a big plus
Solid problem diagnosis, troubleshooting, and problem solving
Flexibility to work in a 24/7 shift setting? (weekends, nights, holidays)
Provide coverage outside scheduled work hours, attend off shift meetings, and training as needed. No exceptions
High level of attention to detail
Must be personable, professional, and proactive
WHAT GETS US EXCITED:
Experience implementing monitoring requests Hyperic or other agent based systems
1+ years systems operations (SOC) or datacenter experience preferred
Experience working with and administration of web server technologies (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, Lighty)
Understanding of major relational databases (e.g. Oracle, Postgress, MySQL)
DID WE MENTION BREAKFAST IS ON US?EVERY DAY?
?Or how about the fact that we provide unlimited amounts of free soda, healthy snacks, bottled water and coffee to keep you going throughout the day? We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K, transit check vouchers, and tuition reimbursement, among many other cool perks. Add to that summer outings, team gatherings, softball/kickball/soccer teams, Nerf-gun battles, Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixin?s, cake on your birthday, and you?ve got yourself a pretty great deal.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED