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System Administration

Posted

2015-07-28 06:57

Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

DealDash is an Internet retailer & brand promotion platform.

Our mission is to offer the most exciting way to discover and win brand named merchandise while offering brands a powerful way to build brand awareness & increase sales without jeopardizing their pricing power.

Our fun & exciting shopping platform, described as the fair & honest alternative to traditional penny auctions, is used by more than 5,000,000+ US shoppers. Our unique business model has allowed us to form strong partnerships with the world’s leading brands & retailers like Walmart and Sears, who are today using the DealDash platform to move their inventory.

Founded in 2009, the company is one of Finland’s fastest growing e-commerce companies (Kauppalehti Kasvajat award 2013), having quickly grown from zero to 40M+ EUR revenue, 100% from the US market. In 2013, DealDash was awarded Finland’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and has officially been recognized by both TEM and President Sauli Niinistö for its contributions to the Finnish economy.

The DealDash team is made up of highly-motivated, analytical and entrepreneurial professionals who work collaboratively to provide top-notch recreational shopping experiences for our customers. We challenge each other in an open and candid environment, no matter what our job title is, so that we may all grow and improve together.

Some fun facts about DealDash:

  • Our team is spread out over 6 countries
  • 14 nationalities
  • We offer a $6,000 resignation bonus to anyone who resigns!
  • (We believe people who work at DealDash should only do so because they love it, not because it's their only option financially)
  • Every employee talks to Customers every week, no matter what your function! We love our Customers!
  • 92% of our revenue comes from repeat buyers! (And we are growing!)

We believe in:

  • Putting the Customer first in everything we do
  • Small teams with lots of autonomy
  • Making data driven decisions
  • Being candid, fair & honest
  • Maintaining a flat meritocratic org structure
  • Managing through social trust, not control
  • Allowing people to work from wherever and whenever (with a few exceptions), results matter, not hours
  • If you feel our values match yours, then come and join the team!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

DealDash is looking for a System Administrator to be part of our product team. Main responsibility of system administrators is to ensure that our website (http://www.dealdash.com) stays online and responsive, 24/7. Team is very autonomic and decision making about technologies and future projects is on our own hands.

We also provide development and testing environments for those who need it (mostly developers). To ensure the company’s future success, we’re working on some very interesting projects such as native mobile apps for our customers, automating server deployments and configurations, virtualization, Docker containers, etc.

Our environment runs on top of CentOS Linux. Other relevant parts of our stack are web app built with PHP, hosted with nginx + php-fpm. Our data storages are Percona XtraDB Galera Cluster (MySQL), memcached and Redis.

REQUIREMENTS

We expect you to have strong experience on maintaining *nix environments and hunger to learn more. Good communication and documentation skills in English are required. Previous programming experience is a plus. You can work remotely like most of our team, but in return we expect you to be proactive (we hate micro management as much as you do). Also you need to travel regularly to team get-togethers. For example last year our team spent two weeks on villa in Mallorca, Spain (pool and chef included).

Our offices are located in Minneapolis, MN, USA and Helsinki, Finland.

New applications for System Administrator position will be reviewed next time beginning of July. Thanks for your patience!

BENEFITS

  • competitive salary
  • choice of equipment
  • optional remote work
  • young company with great culture
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