The kind of person we’re looking for…

Rdio is looking for a Senior Linux Sys Admin to help us architect and grow our server and network infrastructure. The ideal candidate will complement our existing team members bringing new and creative solutions to the Rdio environment. Come help us solve hard problems as we scale to handle a growing customer base.


The kind of stuff you’ll be doing…

Maintain a close working relationship with the Engineering team

System Administration (Ubuntu/Red Hat/CentOS)

Help improve monitoring and help identify key performance metrics

Write tools and scripts to provide automation and self service solutions for other teams

Troubleshooting and resolution of server/network issues

Help maintain hardware in Rdio’s colocation facilities

Participation in 24X7 oncall rotation


The kind of skills & experience we expect…

3+ years experience working as a Linux Administrator at scale (hundreds of systems)

Solid experience in Linux tuning and monitoring

Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels

Working knowledge of Configuration Management systems (Opscode Chef / Puppet / CFEngine )

Deployment automation in physical and virtual environments

Working knowledge of load balancing technologies


Bonus experience…

NetApp, Isilon, or similar highly-available NAS technology

Virtualization (kvm, openstack, clouds)

Intrusion detection (IDS/IPS)

Experience with Cisco, Juniper, or Force10 in a data center environment


What we offer…

We’re a start-up, but our salaries are all grown-up. In addition, we have comprehensive health coverage (medical, vision, and dental), a 401k, 7 week paid parental baby bonding leave and 15 days of vacation. You will also receive equity so you’re in a good position to enjoy Rdio’s future successes.

How to apply…

Be sure to include the title and job code for this role – #ENG04 – in the subject of your email.


About Rdio

Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, listen to, and share music. With on-demand access to over 25 million songs, Rdio connects people with music and makes it easy to search for and instantly play any song, album, artist, or playlist.

Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype. Available in countries all over the world, Rdio is funded by Janus Friis through his investment entities.