IMVU, Inc. (http://www.imvu.com) is an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has reached 50 million registered users, 10+ million unique visitors per month and a $50+ million annualized revenue run rate. IMVU has the world's largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members. IMVU is available in multiple languages on both Windows PC and Mac platforms, and for mobile users via its IMVU 2Go iPhone application, available in the Apple App Store.
IMVU has been recognized frequently, including Best Place to Work for the past 2 years, Inc. 500/5000, 8th fastest growing private tech company in Silicon Valley over the past 3 years, and 87th fastest growing tech company in North America over the past 4 years. The company’s CEO, Cary Rosenzweig, was recognized as The Most Admired CEO among emerging growth companies in 2010 by the San Francisco Business Times.
Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA. IMVU has been profitable since 2009.
So, what will you do ?
• Must be willing to take 24/7 on-call duty for a week or more at a time where you will be the designated first responder to all production issues. Please do not apply for this position if you are unable to meet this requirement.
• Must be local or willing to relocate.
• Ability to lift up-to 50 pounds and willing to occasionally travel to our co-location facility in Oakland, CA for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
• 3-7 years of solid experience dealing with 24/7 network operations.
• Must be extremely familiar with some flavor of the GNU/Linux Operating system (Preferably Debian or Ubuntu )
• Must have a good understanding of the UNIX Shell including but not limited to the shell built-ins and most commonly used commands.
• We are mostly a PERL and BASH shop, so should be very comfortable coding with at-least one of them (e.g. writing scripts from scratch) and should be able to read the other and make changes to existing code.
• Good understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite and general network administration skills.
• General Database administration experience (preferably MySQL).
• Experience with some form of monitoring and alerting systems (e.g. cacti, nagios) including writing custom plug-ins.
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