We've got lots of interesting problems associated with a high traffic site where reliability is highly valued. ReverbNation's scale pushes us towards new technologies. The problems are complex, varied, and enjoyable. We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team and be responsible for developing/implementing new tools to identify and resolve operational issues, managing and deploying to test and production systems, and applications performance management. You'll work with our top engineers and many exciting new technologies all while supporting 3 million musicians on every continent!
You definitely should...
Have 1 or more years of experience
Have a Computer Science or equivalent degree
Linux system administration or strong Unix skills – such as networking, performance monitoring and package management
Proficiency with SQL
Ruby experience is a big plus but some kind of programming experience is required
Have a passion and curiosity for systems administration and programming technologies and are hungry to learn from other talented senior engineers
It would be best if you...
Have used Chef/Puppet, CDNs, Varnish, Capistrano, Redis/Resque, Sphinx, Memcache, and similar technologies
Know which size AWS EC2 instance offered the best CPU bang for a buck
Have knowledge of agile software development processes and methodologies
Have a zeal for quality, reliability, and high performance
Use cron and an old desktop to wake you up instead of an alarm clock
Can use a combination of regex, sed, and sort to turn an apache access file into a pretty report
In return, you'll get...
The satisfaction of watching your friends use your work when they're out in public
The opportunity to work with some of the most talented leaders, designers and developers in the Triangle
Casual work environment where jeans, tees and sneakers are encouraged
Regular company outings with your awesome co-workers that include bulls games, cookouts, and trips to our local breweries
Great office location in Durham that is walking distance to lots of local restaurants