We are in the midst of a work revolution – quality work is moving online. And Elance is where the jobs are going. We’re building the infrastructure that capture clients and freelancers’ preferences and requirements, matching jobs with the best freelancers available, and maximizing the chance of great outcomes. And that’s where you come in.
We are in need of a highly enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who will be a core member of the Operations team. As a Sr. Ops Engineer, you will have strong skills in implementing and managing high availability, mission critical infrastructure and you’ll be a dedicated problem solver who can multi-task and prioritize in high growth, demanding environment. This is a full-time position with huge potential.
Come work where people say “Happy Monday” and actually mean it (seriously, no joke).
A funny thing happens when your job is putting mile-wide grins on the faces of online freelancers and the businesses who hire them. You start to smile a lot yourself, knowing you’re helping people live the dream and get great work done ASAP.
You see at Elance we’re not just creating a revolutionary place for businesses to find, hire and work with online freelancers. We’re also creating a fun place to work. And to keep the good times going strong we’re always looking for amazing people ready to help the world Work Differently™.
So check out our job openings in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Europe. Then join Elance as we change how the world works, and learn why around here TGIF means “This Gig Is Fantastic”.
Visit us at www.elance.com
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Conduct Hardware / OS performance analysis and tuning, enhancements and corrective actions
Script to automate processes and monitor system performance
Plan infrastructure changes and improvements
Document implementation processes and procedures
Stay up-to-date with competing technologies
Be on-call after hours as required or defined
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent
Experience designing, implementing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting mission-critical, 24x7x365, large-scale environments
Mastery of Linux system administration in an Internet facing, high volume, high growth environment. This would include installation, configuration, hardening, patching, tuning, and monitoring of Linux based systems
5+ years of Linux system administration including data center technical experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to organize and prioritize tasks
Proficiency with one or more scripting languages: Bash, Python, or equivalent
Experience managing and configuring web servers (nginx, apache, etc.)
Virtualization using KVM or Xen
Experience using configuration management systems (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.)
Experience with version control systems such as git a plus
To want the thrill of working in a start-up environment where innovation and change are the norm