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IndustryWeb 2.0, Social Networking
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Systems Administrator

at Meetup in New York, NY   —   Jul 11, 2014   |  
We're starting a local community revolution! Our goal is a "Meetup Everywhere about Most Everything", and we're on our way. We help people "use the internet to get off the internet" because Meetups change lives and can change the world.

We are profitable, growing, and committed to building an all-star, all-NYC company. We are a company that values doers over talkers and mentors over managers. We are a company where people who take risks and win are rewarded and grow.

Meetup has a great opportunity for an outstanding Systems Administrator to join our technical operations team.The ideal candidate has experience in working with large development and production Linux environments, enjoys and is adept at learning new skills, works well on a team and takes pride in getting things done quickly while delivering exceptional quality.  A job here means that your work will be seen by millions of people every month. Even better, your efforts will make this world a better place as you help build strong, lasting, real-world communities.

Our team is smart, ambitious, and passionate; the environment is relaxed and a lot of fun despite regular, tight deadlines. We are focused on quick, quality completion of projects and excited by what we do. We are looking for someone who is smart, collaborative, creative, and can get things done to a high quality and on tight deadlines.

Every member of the Meetup Team is expected to: be an Innovator; be a Collaborator; be a Champion for their ideas; be an Expert; have High Standards; be dedicated to the power of self-organized groups and our mission of A Meetup Everywhere About Most Everything ("MEME"); and most importantly, Get Stuff Done That Makes a Difference!

Check out our dev blog:
And scenes from our latest hackathon:

If the above describes you and your passions, we want to hear from you!
To apply:
Assist in support, maintenance and capacity planning of multiple production networks
Support and maintenance of development and QA environments
Support, maintenance and capacity planning of office network and systems
3 or more years related experience (personal projects can count towards this; we like self-motivated people)
Enjoys learning new technologies and concepts
Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems under pressure
Experience working with Linux (preferably Gentoo)
Experience managing large IP based networks and associated physical topologies
Experience managing highly performant web infrastructure (apache, tomcat, varnish, etc.)
Experience managing highly performant data infrastructure (mysql, mogilefs, HBase, memcache etc.)
Good understanding of network and systems security
Experience working with 3rd party vendors on hardware procurement
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate with tech and non-tech team members equally
Perl/Python/Ruby coding
Experience being in and around data centers, data center best practices
Technical documenting skills
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