[lug] Gnip's Hiring: Senior Operations Engineer position open in Boulder

David Stearns stearns at dhyw.com
Mon Oct 7 09:24:44 MDT 2013

Hi All,
We're looking for a senior operation engineer, I've pasted our job posting
below.  Gnip is an awesome place to work, housed in downtown Boulder with
several "Best Place to Work" awards. If you're interested please send a
resume to jobs at gnip.com or directly to me at dstearns at gnip.com.  (full
posting available at http://gnip.com/senior_operations_engineer/)



Boulder, CO

About The Postion:

We are looking for folks ready, willing, and able to work in a fast-paced
startup environment. We take a pragmatic approach to building our software
which requires a broad palette of experience including system/network
architecture, and knowledge of various software environments. The perfect
candidate would enjoy working with a high energy development team to roll
out and maintain large scale distributed applications. You should be highly
organized, enjoy living at the command line, scripting repetitive tasks,
and configuring systems. If you feel you've got it all, or have expertise
in a relevant subset of the areas described here, we'd like to hear from

Required Skills:

Expert at shell scripting and at least one higher-level language
Expert level understanding of Linux servers, specifically RHEL/CentOS
Comfortable with cloud technologies such as Amazon AWS and OpenStack with
Comfortable configuring DNS, DHCP, and LAN/WAN technologies
Strong experience with network monitoring systems, Nagios a plus

Desired Skills:

Previous experience in a high-energy environmen
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work unsupervised
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing
deadlines and requirements
Willing to work outside of normal business hours and participate in an
on-call rotation
Willing to travel to support equipment in other locations
Bonus Points: Window Server experience; Experience with high volume
streaming technologies; Ruby; Java; Previous experience in a start-up
environment; Git, Cruise, and yum


Be part of the design and implementation of new and existing Linux server
Perform system administration tasks including builds from bare-metal and
complex troubleshooting
Diagnose and repair server hardware
Diagnose and repair complex application issues
Participate in providing IT and Ops support to a Mac and Linux heavy small

About Gnip:

Gnip is consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in
Colorado, with a strong and fast-growing team that has more than doubled in
the last 12 months. We work hard, with a community focus on driving the
burgeoning social data ecosystem forward through innovation and thought
leadership, but reward ourselves with many perks like a local coffee
account, an office kegerator, and catered breakfasts every day.

Today Gnip is:

Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work
Serving ~90% of the Fortune 500 brands
Delivering over 100 Billion activities every month
Pushing the boundaries of innovation in social data, given our core belief
that social data has unlimited value and near limitless application
Building strong partnerships with many of the biggest Social Data Analytics
/ Business Intelligence organizations in the world


Gnip offers competitive salary based on skills and experience.
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