Zoosk's Operations team is looking to add another Systems Administrator to our growing organization. You would be a key member of the team that keeps Zoosk running and serving over 100 million users in 60 countries. You should have a focus on systems automation, and be excited about managing an expanding, dynamic environment from metal to HTTP. Our servers are built on Linux running Apache, MySQL, Memcache, Hadoop, Cassandra, Tigase and many other popular open source systems. We maintain a balance of self-hosted and cloud-based solutions.
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk’s services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.
Zoosk was featured in 2012's The Digital 100: The World's Most Valuable Private Tech Companies: http://www.businessinsider.com/2012-digital-100
Build and maintain Zoosk's production infrastructure.
Work directly with Engineering teams to design and implement new systems to meet their development needs.
Troubleshoot issues with applications, network and hardware.
Experience with configuration management systems like Chef, Puppet, CFEngine.
Ability to configure and tune web servers, especially Apache.
Understanding of MySQL high availability, performance, replication, and back-ups.
Experience with general system scripting using one of Bash, Perl, Python, etc.
Ability to maintain core infrastructure services such as DNS and LDAP.
Strong understanding of network management and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Ganglia, Munin, and Cacti.
Comfortable working in a high-growth, dynamic environment.
We will take good care of you :) We offer competitive base, bonus, equity, 100% employer covered benefits (health, vision, dental, life), 401K, health and wellness programs, and commuter benefits. We also have evening meals and a stocked kitchen with plenty of drinks and snacks to keep you going. Did I mention we love dogs? We are dog friendly and are always looking to add new furry friends to our growing group of Zoosk canines.
Sound interesting? Please click the link below to apply or apply directly on our careers page. We look forward to hearing from you! :)
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