Senior System Administrator

Information Technology Pasadena, California


Position at UberMedia

The Company

UberMedia, is a next generation mobile advertising platform that focus on using data and technology to deliver higher performance.  UberMedia is also a leading independent developer of feature-rich social mobile applications.  UberMedia was founded in 2010 by Bill Gross is based in Pasadena, California and is an Idealab startup company.  Being surrounded by cutting-edge technology and proven innovation empowers us to consistently discover new ways to engage with customers and help organizations grow their businesses.

UberMedia is looking for individuals with a high need to achieve, who thrive when given unique challenges and who love a fast-paced environment that pushes the technology envelope. We have an immediate need for an experienced Senior System Administrator with proven experience supporting high volume, high performance, and high availability websites, application and database infrastructures.  

Position Description

UberMedia is looking for individuals with a high need to achieve, who thrive when given unique challenges and who love a fast-paced environment that pushes the technology envelope. We have an immediate need for an experienced Senior System Administrator with proven experience supporting high volume, high performance, and high availability websites, application and database infrastructures.  Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience is a mandatory requirement.

 

Key Position Accountabilities

  • Design, implement, upgrade and maintain current and new UberMedia technology infrastructure
  • Perform production application deployment
  • Participate in maintaining database and web-application high availability
  • Monitor applications, services, logs and databases.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate infrastructure incidents.
  • Define and implement backup procedures, monitor and verify the integrity of backups.
  • Create, maintain and enhance operational scripts and cronjobs.
  • Document infrastructure operations procedures and contribute to the infrastructure wiki for all UberMedia infrastructure operations
  • Provide on call support after business hours, backed up by members of the Engineering team.

 

Requirements

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics
  • Successful candidates will have 3+ years experience with the following:
    • Systems administration of Ubuntu Linux infrastructures
    • Deployment and support of 24/7 production systems infrastructures in the Amazon EC2 cloud computing environment.
    • Database administration and tuning, query analysis and tuning, database high availability and replication implementation for MySQL and MongoDB
    • Java performance tuning, memory analysis
    • PERL, PHP and Shell scripting
    • Configuration and maintenance of OpenNMS, Cacti, Ganglia and Nagios