OkCupid is looking for an eager Jr. Linux Systems Administrator to help support staff and critical infrastructure
 
We’re a small, tight-knit team, and you’ll work closely with the front-end, back-end, and mobile developers. This is a unique opportunity to be deeply involved in the growth and evolution of an amazing and dynamic product, built on cool technology, by exceptionally talented people.
 
Daily activities may include the following:
  • Provisioning and deployment of new systems in a rapidly growing environment
  • General systems maintenance tasks such as proactive review of logs and alerts, managing resource usage, troubleshooting routine automated maintenance and backup processes, applying patches, etc.
  • Working closely with developers to tune the application stack and implement new technologies
  • Help to refine internal processes and documentation
  • Diagnose and resolve internal system issues
  • Respond to production issues immediately to ensure continued service
  • Execution of system-related operations, including off-hour maintenance as required
This job might be for you if:
  • You enjoy solving problems, taking on difficult challenges, and finding creative solutions
  • You don't get flustered easily (if you don't know the answer, you'll dig until you find it)
  • You pay attention to details
  • You communicate clearly
  • You are motivated and driven
  • You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked
To land this gig, you will need:
  • 2+ years experience with Linux systems administration
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting language
  • Sound understanding of networking concepts
  • Experience with version control software (e.g., git, svn)
Bonus points:
  • Experience with noSQL solutions (e.g., MongoDB, Hadoop, Redis)
  • Experience with virtualization technologies
  • Experience with monitoring solutions
  • You hold an exceptional waldo-spotting score
Some perks:
  • Competitive salary and full benefits w/insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k
  • Machine, gear, and environment of your choice
  • Free drinks, snacks, and regularly catered breakfast & lunch
  • A bright and fun office, full of amazing people and opportunities to learn
OkCupid is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.
 

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