Are you used to wearing many hats: coder, sysadmin, architect, optimizer, hacker? Do you write single-page scripts that replace thousand-line programs? Do you hear three sentences about a problem and diately think of a half dozen likely solutions? If so, we have the perfect role for you.
We're looking for a highly intelligent, highly motivated engineer to join our Infrastructure and Operations team. You'll be working with every other team at Ooyala, taking their projects from alpha to full deployment. You'll experiment with bleeding-edge distributed software, building new services and architectures for others to use, and you'll be able to flex your code and configuration tweaking abilities to make our services fly for millions of customers.
Will work with many common and not-so-common open-source technologies
Will manage high-traffic, high-availability web services
Will design, implement, and maintain large-scale distributed services
Keep a cool head under (system) fire
Handle regular on-call duty
BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related discipline
3+ years Linux/Unix system administration experience
Excellent understanding of web concepts and technologies (HTTP, server/client, proxies, caching, etc)
Fluent in two or more of Ruby, Perl, Python, PHP, Shell scripting
Fluent in one or more of C, C++, Java
A Linux/Unix commandline ninja
Excellent communication skills
Familiarity with large-scale distributed computing concepts and software a plus
SQL familiarity a plus