Nelson Technology’s client is looking for someone who can help ensure continuous availability for their online lending system, community, and other web-based systems. You'll be responsible for defining their operations and network policies and procedures, improve reliability, and help design a system that ensures the best possible experience for their users. Extensive experience with designing and implementing security, reliable systems, and monitoring are musts. Over time, you will build a team of full-time and contract engineers to consistently deliver the level of excellence their users expect. You will report to the VP of Engineering, but interact with all business units.
Design and build out a new infrastructure plan
Design and staff the on-call rotation and support staff for the company’s infrastructure
Contribute to product operational and security design and refinement
Help us grow and scale, taking responsibility for site and remote reliability
Keep all applications running smoothly with continuous availability
Experience ensuring high availability with MySQL, NGINX, Java
Extensive experience with Linux
Experience with Amazon EC2/VPS providers or other major cloud computing platforms
Experience with 24x7 support of a production application
Expertise in building and implementing systems monitoring and tracking
Good communications skills with both technical and non-technical folks
Founded in 1970 with locations throughout California and into Texas, Nelson ranks among the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. Regularly recognized as one of the “Top 10 Best Staffing Firms to Work For,” in 2012, Nelson was also honored as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal. Comprised of three major business units focused on specific industries, Nelson has the capacity to place job candidates quickly in a number of fields in full-time, executive, consultative, and temporary positions. Nelson & Associates is the finance and accounting arm of the organization, situating professionals in jobs in the financial arena, while Nelson Technology is plugged into the tech community, filling openings rapidly from their vast social network. Nelson Staffing offers the broad spectrum of career areas, including winery operations, technology, game software testing, legal, engineering, office administration, hospitality, production, customer service, marketing, non-profit, human resources, business development and sales. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.nelsonhr.com.