Linux Systems Administrator / Jr Dev Ops Engineer

| Greater LA Area

Hello! AppOnboard is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator / Jr DevOps Engineer to help manage our internal network. Working alongside the Dev Ops Engineer you'll collaboratively diagnose and solve problems related to networking, systems administration, and a variety of other technologies. Success in this role will hinge on a strong desire to learn and a love of working in a fast-paced, constantly evolving tech environment.


AppOnboard is a next-gen platform that powers Full-Fidelity Demos, which allow users to instantly experience an app or game in the highest quality possible before downloading it. AppOnboard enables app and game testing, driving insights to product teams and optimizing app launches and onboarding. The company was founded in late 2016 by Jonathan Zweig, the founding CEO of AdColony (which sold to Opera Software for $350 million).


This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to have an impact at one of the hottest startups in Los Angeles and top companies defining the future of app development. In Q1 we also secured our official $15 million Series A fundraising round!


Local candidates only. No Visa sponsorship


* Linux server administration

* Mac OSX administration (setup, security policies, etc.) 

* Network administration (routing, switches, firewall, VPN, DNS, DHCP, etc.) 

* Utilize DevOps tools as it relates to our infrastructure

* Be integral to a team that runs a highly available, globally scaled infrastructure 

* Work with the Tech and Product teams to evaluate, deploy, and support new technologies

* Backup and monitoring 
* Create thorough but straightforward documentation 
* Vendor management and selection 

* Assist in strategic selection of new technologies

* Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation



What We're Looking For

  • Strong desire to learn DevOps tools and methodologies
  • 2+ years experience Systems and Network Administration on a Linux distribution
  • An eager and enthusiastic personality ready to learn from others as well as on your own
  • An aptitude for problem solving and a resourcefulness to find the information you need
  • Ability to create scripts in Bash and Python. Bonus points if you know PHP and/or Node.js
  • Solid knowledge of Windows, Linux, and OS/X
  • Experience with Cloudwatch, Prometheus, Nagios or other monitoring tools 
  • Proven understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NAT, routing, and relating networking protocols, technologies, and security related protocols (SSH, HTTPS, IPsec, etc.)
  • Knowledge of source control/repositories (Git, GitHub, BitBucket)
  • Knowledge of databases (MySql, Aurora, DynamoDB, etc.)
  • Experience in 24/7 production operations, preferably supporting a highly available environment for a SaaS or cloud service provider
  • Excellent communication skills



    Additional plusses

    • AWS Certification
    • RHCA or Linux+ Certification
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    Technology we use

    • Engineering
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    AppOnboard's headquarters is located in West LA, close to plenty of bars and restaurants (e.g. Westwood, Santa Monica, Sawtelle).

    An Insider's view of AppOnboard

    How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

    Our open office space fosters an environment of collaboration where we can always catch up with members of any team. We have frequent check-ins and roundtable discussions, which help us maintain clear communication throughout the entire organization. We all benefit from knowing about each department's goals and tackle problems together!

    Molly Stott

    Account Manager

    How does the company support your career growth?

    AppOnboard has supported my professional development by empowering me with the responsibility and freedom to explore my strengths and dive into the aspects of the business that excite me. From Day 1, I’ve felt supported in the risks that I take and encouraged to break through the professional and personal comfort zones I had created for myself.

    Katie Weinstock

    Senior Director of Business Development

    What’s the vibe like in the office?

    Just like you'd expect with any start-up with tons of promise, the office has a very exciting and high energy vibe. Everyone has a positive attitude and will pound the pavement to accomplish our goals together!

    Sohair Mahmood

    Head of Ad Ops

    What are AppOnboard Perks + Benefits

    AppOnboard Benefits Overview

    We provide a multitude of benefits (Dental, Health, Vision) and a fun, start-up environment! Our main mottos are #OneTeamOneDream and #WorkHardPlayHard. We also take pride in offering all our employees with equity within the company. Check out additional perks about working at AppOnboard below!

    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    Company Equity
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Flexible Work Schedule
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Company Outings
    Game Room
    Stocked Kitchen
    Some Meals Provided
    Happy Hours
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
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