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Linux Systems/Network Administrator

| Greater LA Area

Job description

Hello! AppOnboard is looking for a Linux Systems/Network Administrator to help manage our internal network. Working alongside the DevOps 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 systems administration and Mac OSX administration (setup, security policies, etc.) 

* Network administration (set up router, switches, firewall, VPN, DNS, DHCP, etc.) 

* Handle internal IT tickets

* 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

  • 3+ years experience Systems and Network Administration on a Linux distribution and/or Mac OS
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud
  • Proven understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NAT, routing, and relating networking protocols, technologies, and security related protocols (SSH, HTTPS, IPsec, etc.)
  • Ability to create scripts in Bash and Python. Bonus points if you know PHP and/or Node.js
  • Solid knowledge of Linux, Windows and OS/X
  • Experience with Cloudwatch, Prometheus, Nagios or other monitoring tools 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills


Additional plusses

  • AWS Certification
  • RHCA or Linux+ Certification


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • ReactFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • ApptopiaAnalytics
    • AppAnnieAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • PipedriveCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • FreshDeskCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MixRankLead Gen


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
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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