We are seeking a technology generalist to work with our VP of Technology in developing and maintaining the MyNines.com website and associated systems, and in managing co-located hosting of these applications. The candidate need not have expert-level skills in any single area. Rather, he or she must have solid expertise in the following three areas: 1) Java development; 2) UNIX/Linux server administration; and 3) MySQL database administration. Candidates without proven, solid expertise in all three of these areas will not be appropriate for this position. Candidates unable to discuss, in detail, concrete examples of their expertise in these three areas will likewise not be appropriate for this position. However, candidates with these qualifications and with a passion for technology; an affinity for the casual but extremely fast-paced, non-nine-to-five start-up environment; and a willingness to work hard and to see the results of their hard work every day are encouraged to apply.
Java development in a web context (core Java, JDBC, ORM libraries such as Hibernate, MVC frameworks such as Struts, connection pooling, clustered Apache Tomcat, JSP/Servlets)
UNIX/Linux server administration (solid knowledge of UNIX-based operating systems, including a solid understanding of the hardware, software, and networking needs of a co-located hosting environment, shell scripting, deploying standalone Java applications and webapps in a UNIX/Linux environment)
MySQL database administration (configuration, diagnostics, performance tuning, troubleshooting, Java/JDBC-specific MySQL issues)
AND experience in onE the following:
CVS or SVN (including administration)
Ant; general build-engineering concepts and best practices
Bugzilla (including administration)
Windows server administration (low priority)
A blend of salary and equity. Salary is competitive.