[sf-lug] [JOB POSTING] Web Applications Engineer and Systems Administration, Menlo Park, $90K to $120K

jim jim at well.com
Fri Mar 26 10:14:36 PDT 2010

I am leading the search for a Web Applications Engineer with established
Linux experience for oDesk located in Menlo Park, CA, $90K to $120K.  I
have included a brief description of the position and company below.  If
you are interested in pursuing this opportunity or learning more please
reply to jnekton at odesk.com with a formatted copy of your resume and I
will follow up with you to discuss.   

James Nekton 
jnekton at odesk.com 

oDesk is home to hundreds of thousands of service providers in over 100
countries and more than 75,000 employers that have come to hire, manage,
and pay their online workteam. 

More work is done on oDesk than on any other online work marketplace.
With over 2X growth in each of the past three years, oDesk was recently
added to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies and
selected as the People's Choice winner at TechCrunch50. 

We have raised $29 million from top-tier VCs including Benchmark, Sigma,
Globespan and DAG Ventures. Every day, thousands of people in over 100
countries earn their living through the oDesk platform, working for
companies around the world. More than $7 million passes through our
system every month, and we plan to double again this year. Our mission
is to change how the world works. 

Web Applications Engineer ~ Transition New Releases into Production

Do you have a thorough understanding of the processes and procedures
needed to successfully transition new engineering projects from
development into a production environment? Do you have the Linux
administration, capacity planning, load balancing and application
engineering acumen to design and administer protocols for releasing our
new products onto the largest web-based marketplace for online work in
the World? If so, we want to talk to you about this incredible,
multifaceted role with oDesk.

Based in our Menlo Park, CA headquarters you will enjoy a wide variety
of engineering responsibilities for both systems and applications. A
proven history with Perl and Bash scripting, Linux kernel configuration,
Linux / Apache administration, performance tuning, and the ability to
quickly learn and implement new technologies will be the key to your
success. Utilizing your understanding of how each software component,
systems design, and configuration is linked together to form an
end-to-end solution you will design the administrative protocols that
operations and engineering use throughout the development and life-cycle
of a service. This exciting role influences engineering and operations
and is critical to the release of our future product offering as well as
our endeavor to change how the World works. 

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