Rapleaf looking for Incredible Systems/Network Ops Administrator

Incredible Systems/Network
Administrator (Employee #16)

 

Rapleaf (www.rapleaf.com) is a
well-funded

San
Francisco

startup (we’re currently at 15 people). We
gather publically available information from the social web on hundreds of
millions of people to enable developers and
companies to give their consumers a better user experience
. Rapleaf has
built the largest portable social graph in the world. We provide rich insight on
costumers for clients such as retailers, airlines, hotel chains, social
networks, lead gen firms, telcos, political campaigns, financial services, and more (these companies
learn about their consumers in order to give them a better user
experience).  The company has processed
over 160 million unique searches for
businesses and consumers.

 

You will maintain Rapleaf’s
entire infrastructure and enhance the system to do great things as we’re on the
trajectory to change the world.   Helping grow
one of the largest and most complex databases for a small start-up.  

 

Role:


Manage all Rapleaf servers (Linux – CentOS, Redhat), backups, web servers
(Apache clusters)


Manage relationship with hosting provider and hardware
vendors


Scalability and expansion (Hadoop)

– Systems administration
(DNS,LDAP,NFS,TCP/IP,SELinux)

– Some
scripting (Shell, Ruby, Python, or Perl)


Administer MySQL databases (multi-master replication, snapshot
backups)

– Learn
how to scale with Ruby on Rails

– Manage complex Java
systems


Manage billions of data items of pages being served


On-call duty

 

Note:
this job is really hard. You’ll be working with some of the top search engineers
in the world and they are going to expect that you kick ass. We’re doing things
that no one has ever done before and solving problems that have been open for
years.

 

Qualifications:


Master of all things Internet and Linux.


Incredibly smart, can learn fast, and takes no
prisoners

– Learn new platforms fast. We
use Ruby on Rails and Java … you can pick
this up quickly.


Intensely driven and proactive person.


Extremely hard working. This is a start-up – team members work long
hours.

– Quick
learner and real doer. Err on execution over
strategy.


Thrive on working with A-players. Too good to spend long hours with
B-players.


Likeable person who garners respect on and off the
job.


Thrive on chaos, risk, and uncertainty.


Should be easy to get along with, nice, fun, smart, ethical, and
low-maintenance.


Strong desire to build a more ethical society.


Desire to be an early employee and want to be a real owner in Rapleaf’s
future.

– Want
to work with extremely large datasets and indirectly build portable APIs that
thousands of other companies can build applications on top
of.


Ability to lift and install servers (50 lbs)


Should want to live in or near

San
Francisco

(relocation available if
necessary)

 

Location:


Downtown

San Francisco

,

CA

(

Mission

and 3rd)

 

Perks:

– Good
salary/stock compensation.


Personal MacBook Pro or Linux based machine


Medical insurance, 401k.


Kitchen stocked with food

– Work
with some of the smartest engineers


Contribute to the Rapleaf Dev blog
(http://blog.rapleaf.com/dev/)

 

At
Rapleaf, we’re only looking for people that really want to change the
world.

If
interested, please email jobs@rapleaf.com. If you know someone who may be
interested, we also offer a $10,007 referral bonus.

 

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