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Senior System Administrator/Developer, Rare Opportunity, Start-up & TV

at ConnecTV in Emeryville, CA   —   Apr 15, 2014   |  
Overview
ConnecTV is a whole new way to watch TV - a free social TV app that lets you play along with friends LIVE on your laptop or tablet while you watch your favorite television show or sporting event. Here's how it works: Your TV is up there. Your ConnecTV app is down here on your second screen. ConnecTV identifies your show and instantly syncs on your tablet, PC or Mac so you can...hold viewing parties and chat with friends. Play games for prizes. And get more info and news about your favorite entertainment and sports stars. Sync… Share… Play..

ConnecTV is one of the fastest growing and most innovative companies in the Bay Area. We are solving the fundamental problems that viewers have been facing since the rise of social media: how can I talk about what I’m watching with my friends? How can I share an incredible moment I’ve just experienced with the people in my life that weren’t there to share it with me?

Our founders are well known in the technology, media and marketing world. Together they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to ensure Connectv will be the winner in this space.
Responsibilities
ConnecTV is a start up building a revolutionary new social network to enrich the experience of watching TV. We are looking for a brilliant and experienced senior system administrator to form the heart of our nacent operations team. ConnecTV is small, and the operations team even smaller. So the person who occupies this position will wield enormous power to set direction for our operational platform and processes.
Experience
The ideal candidate will have impeccable experience administering linux systems and networks, automating operations processes,building significant custom tools in languages like python, and building and managing large-scale web services on both physical hardware and AWS. They will be up to speed on the latest open source tools and industry best practices.They should have an opinion, and be able to articulate and defend it.
But beyond technical toolbox, we seek primarily a candidate with a desire to learn, a track record of doing so, and an ability to teach others what they know.
This is an amazing opportunity to join our team at thisearly stage of the company as we transition out of stealth mode. Nothing is setin stone with our platform, so there is ample room to put your stamp on ourtechnology.
Education
B.S. in computer science, or equivalent
Compensation
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