Clearspring runs a sophisticated, large-scale infrastructure that is touched by more than a billion end users and more than 10 million domains each month. We are looking for Systems and Networking Gurus to help us maintain and expand our 24x365 service-oriented computing environment. This role includes distributed computing infrastructure design and configuration as well as participation in software releases, on-call rotation, and support. This is a chance to play in a large operational sandbox, and work in a highly effective technical team.
Write, Maintain, Deploy complex host configuration and alerting scripts.
Identify and resolve network, system, service and other performance issues.
Create or update documentation including network diagrams, procedures, and policies.
Help keep the users of the system happy. Usually this requires minimizing the cause of alerts.
On occasion, all of this fun is done on call at the mercy of the alerting systems.
Expertise with the inner workings of server hardware. Occasional hands-on builds/rebuilds are necessary.
Expertise configuring/managing IPV4 networks:
Expertise configuring/managing Linux Systems:
Proven experience in a demanding service oriented, computing environment
Proven experience scripting to automate tasks using one or more of the following: Bash, Perl, Python, PHP
Expertise diagnosing complex application, system and network issues is preferred
Expertise troubleshooting network, server, application issues is preferred
Proven ability to work well in team environment
Proven ability to multitask and juggle multiple critical issues
Proven ability to quickly adapt to change
RHEL 5 or CentOS 5, DNS, SMTP, Apache, MySQL, PHP, LDAP, CMS, Monitoring Systems
routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VLANs, VPNs, BGP
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required