Sr. Linux Sys Admin

The kind of person we’re looking for…

Rdio is looking for a Senior Linux Sys Admin to help us architect and grow our server and network infrastructure. The ideal candidate will complement our existing team members bringing new and creative solutions to the Rdio environment. Come help us solve hard problems as we scale to handle a growing customer base.

The kind of stuff you’ll be doing…

  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Engineering team

  • System Administration (Ubuntu/Red Hat/CentOS)

  • Help improve monitoring and help identify key performance metrics

  • Write tools and scripts to provide automation and self service solutions for other teams

  • Troubleshooting and resolution of server/network issues

  • Help maintain hardware in Rdio’s colocation facilities

  • Participation in 24X7 oncall rotation

The kind of skills & experience we expect…

  • 3+ years experience working as a Linux Administrator at scale (hundreds of systems)

  • Solid experience in Linux tuning and monitoring

  • Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels

  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management systems (Opscode Chef / Puppet / CFEngine )

  • Deployment automation in physical and virtual environments

  • Working knowledge of load balancing technologies

Bonus experience…

  • NetApp, Isilon, or similar highly-available NAS technology

  • Virtualization (kvm, openstack, clouds)

  • Intrusion detection (IDS/IPS)

  • Experience with Cisco, Juniper, or Force10 in a data center environment

What we offer...

We’re a start-up, but our salaries are all grown-up. In addition, we have comprehensive health coverage (medical, vision, and dental), a 401k, 7 week paid parental baby bonding leave and 15 days of vacation. You will also receive equity so you’re in a good position to enjoy Rdio’s future successes.

How to apply...

Send a cover letter and resume to Be sure to include the title and job code for this role - #ENG04 - in the subject of your email.

No recruiters or recruitment agencies, please.

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