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Funding1M-5M USD
IndustryGames, Mobile, Communications, Operating Systems
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Linux and Networks Systems Guru

at PubNub in San Francisco, CA   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
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We're PubNub, the real-time engine in the cloud that developers use to build massively multi-player games and apps. We are a well funded startup with thousands of customers, and we process billions of real-time messages each month. Learn more about us at!

We are looking for an experienced, smart Linux/Network Systems guru to configure, manage, scale, and operate the largest real-time massively multiuser system ever conceived.

The Linux and Network Systems Guru at PubNub will own the configuration and operations of our real-time cloud platform. This role requires deep experience with the latest scalable architectures, and a real love for automation and massive-sized deployments. Candidates should be familiar with configuration and scaling of heavy network bandwidth systems, the ins and out of epoll-based architectures, the tradeoffs with different types of load balancing, and deep experience with tools for monitoring and auto-scaling cloud-hosted systems. Experience with Amazon's various cloud services, including EC2, S3, EBS, CloudFront, and other services is also important. Candidates should also be familiar with approaches for dealing efficiently with massive amount of logging data, managing NoSQL data stores, and configuring large Hadoop clusters.

To Apply:

If you think you might be the one we're looking for . . .

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter at !
Please begin your cover letter with a useful Linux command, and why it's useful.
As our Linux and Network Systems Guru, you will:
Collaborate with the development team on scalable architectures and server configurations
Own the operations of production deployments
Drive high system load tests across all components of the PubNub Infrastructure
Design the deployment, monitoring, alert, and scaling strategies for the PubNub environment
The ideal candidate will have:
Successful experience with the deployments of massively scalable systems
Experience with many different kinds of system configurations, file systems, and logging strategies
A passion for creating logical ways to manage complex, scalable environments
Unmatched Linux expertise
Strong communication skills and a respect for teams and collaboration
Ability to clearly document configurations, processes, and procedures.
Extremely competitive and negotiable salary and benefit package.
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