Network Engineer - SoundCloud - exciting music startup (financial district)

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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Network Engineer - SoundCloud - exciting music startup (financial district)

I'm conducting a search for a client, SoundCloud, an exciting music startup.
They have an opening for a Network Engineer.
Full-time salaried position with stock and benefits.

You send a resume to SoundCloud:
networkengineer@soundcloud.com

It will be routed back to me instantly for processing.

Or you can apply to me directly:
RichardPhillips123@comcast.net

DESCRIPTION
You are a highly experienced professional with strong desire to participate in running high-traffic web sites.
You have worked as a network engineer in a high-growth Internet business supporting and scaling a large environment.
Your experience has taught you what works, what doesn't and why and you're ready to share that knowledge with your team.
You are open-minded, flexible, down with startup life, keen on new challenges, and you're a team player.
You'll work closely with their senior operations team in Berlin as a network engineer to provide technical support and administration to the ever-growing number of machines running soundcloud.com.
SoundCloud's headquarters is in Berlin, Germany.
After you're hired you'll need to fly to Germany and stay for a few weeks for training with the Head of Network Operations.
You'll also need to visit Germany a few times a year.

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AT SOUNDCLOUD:
• Participate in managing the infrastructure that runs soundcloud.com to help provide very high uptime and performance.
• Manage and lead network deployment and upgrade efforts of varying size and complexity
• Participate in designing and building a wide variety of tools to help support the infrastructure
• Provide a wide variety of failure and recovery analysis
• Participate in on-call rotation

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• 4+ experience in the management and administration of network infrastructure (routers, switches, load balancers, etc.) in a high availability environment on a 24x7x365 basis in large data center environments serving web app stacks
• 4+ years high-availability production environment Linux system administration
• Experience working as a network engineer in a high-growth Internet business supporting and scaling a large environment
• Experience with routing protocols, such as BGP and OSPF
• Great shell programming skills
• Strong knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 Networks
• Deep experience managing routers, switches and security appliances
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Ability to handle fast paced, high-interrupt startup environment with ease

VALUABLE ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
• Experience with petabyte-scale storage systems
• Experience with varnish, nginx, haproxy, memcache, MySQL
• Specific experience with Brocade/Foundry network gear
• Experience with Ruby and preferably at least one more language
• Familiarity with agile programming methodologies
• Experience with Amazon Web Services
• Experience with CDNs and network caching technologies
• Experience with monitoring systems like Munin, Nagios, New Relic, Hoptoad
• Experience using Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, Git, Chef
• Exposure to the PCI-compliance process


ABOUT SOUNDCLOUD
SoundCloud is the world's leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere.
Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks.
It takes just a click to share sounds to Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and Foursquare.
SoundCloud can be accessed anywhere using the official iPhone and Android apps, as well as hundreds of creation and sharing apps built on the SoundCloud platform.



If this looks like a match with your background, please send me a resume

Thank you -

Richard Phillips
Richard Phillips Recruiting
San Rafael, CA
Headhunter for technology startups
RichardPhillips123@comcast.net
415-721-7569

About me:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardphillips
(click on "View Full Profile" at bottom to see my references)
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