The successful candidate for this role will have the right combination of DevOps and System Administration skills to help continue and refine MeetMe’s automation efforts.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Participate in strategic, capacity, and performance planning for server infrastructure
Develop internal tools and write custom integrations for various applications and vendor APIs
Maintain and refine operating system installation and configuration automation processes
Identify and recommend new technologies, both proprietary and open source that will further benefit our systems and network operations, from network appliances to cutting-edge tools for deployment, configuration management and trending/analytics
Participate in the development of internal tools to create a unifying data-center operations portal tying together inventory control, systems deployment and configuration management.
Analyze and recommend new directions for all layers of our operational software stack, from operating systems, distributions and to user-space daemons to other platforms including SAAS and PAAS.
Other duties as assigned.<p
5+ years of experience in networking and systems administration, preferably in large-scale data center environments.
Expertise with configuration management tools such as Chef and deployment management tools such as Cobbler or roll-your-own PXE and Kickstart.
Experience with virtualization technologies such as Vagrant, VirtualBox, and VMware ESX.
Ability to configure *nix based services such as Apache httpd, nginx, Postfix, CouchDB, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Graphite, RabbitMQ, Redis, Squid, collectd, etc.
Demonstrable proficiency in Ruby development and shell scripting
Experience administering Sensu or another modern monitoring platform
Ability to build .rpm packages
Working knowledge of Git and code management
Understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite and OSI model including application protocols such as: HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, TFTP, AMQP, etc.
Authentication protocols such as LDAP and Radius
Data Center Architecture – Network, Servers, Storage
Deep knowledge of Linux across multiple distributions, including kernel configuration and performance management/tuning.
Plenty of PTO
Free gym membership to local gym
Relaxed work environment
Great health benefits
401K and 401K match
MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NASDAQ: MEET). MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. With approximately 80 percent of traffic coming from mobile and more than one million total daily active users, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. MeetMe apps are available on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows Phone in multiple languages. Ranked Top-20 Most Popular Social app in Android. Ahead of Okcupid, Skout, Zoosk in the US. Top-35 ranking in iPhone Social.
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