[SVLUG-Jobs] Linux/Solaris at Ning (Web 2.0 Start up)
lem at ning.com
Mon Aug 31 15:36:43 PDT 2009
I have a Systems Administrator Position located in Palo Alto, CA at
Ning. Please see below for details. Please send your resume directly
to me at lem at ning.com
* Ning is a social platform for interests and passions with over
30M users and 4,000+ new Ning Networks every day. We are adding 1M new
users every 14 days.
* If you want to think creative, work smart and build big, then
Ning is the place for you.
* The Operations team is responsible for rapidly scaling a
sophisticated heterogeneous (Solaris/Linux) production systems
* We are strategically building, scaling, and evolving management
systems and frameworks for a high availability, high growth
* This Systems Administrator will be designing, building, and
operating systems run at scale for a rapidly growing heterogeneous
* Provide large scale data center expertise and deploy a high
availability multi-site infrastructure
* Identify, resolve, and prevent existing and future system bottle
neck issues in one of the fastest growing production infrastructures on
* Execute the build out of sophisticated systems and configuration
* You will work on optimizing and continuously improving Ning's
infrastructure to support the growth of Ning's platform to 10 Million
networks and beyond.
* Participate in an on-call rotation that will also provide
additional collaboration with QA and Engineering for coordinated code
* Minimum of 3 years experience building and managing a "lights
out" data center infrastructure consisting of 500+ servers/nodes
* Experience in tools creation and application maintenance with
strong scripting in one or more of the following languages: Perl, Bash,
Shell, Python, or Ruby.
* Deep rooted knowledge and experience administering and
configuring Solaris and Linux systems in a consumer facing web
* Expert command of TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SMTP, DHCP, SNMP, LDAP and
other core systems administration protocols.
* Experience setting up and managing various monitoring systems
such as Nagios, Ganglia, Cacti, Zenoss, etc.
* Strong background in troubleshooting large scale, high volume
services with multiple dynamic components including web servers, SQL
databases, Java application servers, and LAMP environments .
* B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Office (650) 561-7119
Email lem at ning.com
Create and discover Ning social networks for your interests and passions
at http://www.ning.com <http://www.ning.com>
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