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European Ground Control Operations

You will be working for Rocket Fuel as European Ground Control Operations

Rocket Fuel delivers the only programmatic media-buying platform at big data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to improve marketing ROI. Rocket Fuel’s powerful Advertising That Learns™ technology drives best-in-plan results for advertisers, and empowers media teams to focus on strategy, not spreadsheets. Its distributed planet-scale computing engine currently screens over 26 billion ads per day, and selects the best for its customers, via real-time bidding (RTB) relationships with major publishers and exchanges. The technique has proven itself across web, mobile, video, and social channels, with 894 brands powered by Rocket Fuel in 2012.

Awarded #4 on Forbes’ 2013 Most Promising Companies In America list, Rocket Fuel was founded by online advertising veterans and rocket scientists from NASA, Yahoo!, Salesforce.com, and DoubleClick. Rocket Fuel currently employs over 450 people in 18 offices worldwide including New York, London, Toronto, and Hamburg, and has a strategic alliance with cci to provide its services in Japan.

What you will be doing:

Install, configure, and maintain servers and network devices in a global multisite datacenter environment
Become a founding member of our new European Network Operation Center
Provide first line of support for network or server issues for our global network during European work hours
Escalate problems to engineers or senior Ground Control system administrators
Hand off issues still in progress to US Ground Control at the end of the working day Coordinate with datacenter providers for remote maintenance tasks
Coordinate with vendors for new equipment, maintenance and returns of defective equipment Monitor system performance and do performance tuning
Build and enhance our monitoring systems
Occasionally perform maintenance in person on servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany.

Do you…

Have excellent Linux administration skills and understanding of system performance areas (memory, swap disk i/o, network i/o, etc.)?
Have strong troubleshooting, problem solving and performance tuning skills?
Have fluency in spoken and written English?
Have server technologies background in CentOS Linux, puppet. Scripting in shell and python, perl or ruby?
Know how to administer Java server applications?
Consider yourself experienced in network technologies?
Bonus points:

Database: MySQL; Clusters: hadoop, hdfs, hbase, switching, routing and load balancing, BGP, OSPF, VLANs, LACP.
Monitor technologies: nagios, collectd, graphite, linux-ha

If you have answered YES to any of the above questions, let’s chat!

Please apply here: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=ot4GXfwU&s=techcity.co.uk

The Job


Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:



This job is located in London, England, United Kingdom

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