Systems Engineer for SimpleSite

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Operations Engineer

– Challenging existing thinking


Do you like challenges and are you interested in cloud computing and do you strive to put your mark on building and developing one of the highest performing web solutions with tens of millions of websites?

If so, we will be most delighted to welcome you as our new colleague in a challenging and key position as a Operations Engineer.

ABOUT US:

SimpleSite (formerly known as 123hjemmeside) is a SaaS company providing one of the world’s easiest website builders to a global audience. Today, we host around 500.000 websites. We will change to a Freemium business model in Q1 2015 and as a consequence of that, the number of sites will rapidly soar to 10 million over the next two years. We are looking for an Operations Engineer that wants to be a key player in this change, running and rebuilding our hosting setup to accommodate this new challenging situation while building a unique skill-set in high performance web and cloud hosting.

YOU WANT:

  • A unique opportunity to be in a key position where you will be a major asset. With reference to our CTO, you will be able to make a big impact, and you will take part in what is probably the most exciting and ambitious web-based project in Denmark today.
  • A versatile and stimulating job where your interest in running major web-based operations will be challenged.
  • An environment where freedom with responsibility and influence on your job situation is quite distinctive.
  • An international environment where you become a key player for future solutions and a part of a business that, within a short time, will be among the top three in the world in our field.
  • Professionally competent and ambitious colleagues in an elevated interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, where communication and a constructive approach are important parameters in creating an easy and appealing interface for our customers.

TASKS INCLUDE:

  • Overall responsibility for the maintenance and development of our operational platform;
  • Scaling our servers and services to handle a much larger customer base;
  • Executing daily maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Being involved in design, implementation and testing; and
  • Executing daily maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Challenging existing thinking, asking the right questions and bringing your experience to play in accelerating the delivery and improving the quality of core features in SimpleSite as we soar rapidly into 2014 and beyond, where we will be hosting tens of millions of websites.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Professional:

  • Relevant education within the field of computer science – however, your great experiences in networking technologies and protocols are more important;
  • Experience in running database services;
  • Hands-on knowledge of managing and deploying large-scale computing clusters: automated builds: hardware, OS, package upgrades, software deployment, configuration management, monitoring, auditing;
  • Great interest in cloud computing and running major web-based operations
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux;
  • Knowledge of DNS and Domain handling;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft llS and Windows;
  • Microsoft Sql Server

Personal:

  • Good at planning and prioritizing;
  • Highly responsible, and it’s natural for you to take ownership and solve problems;
  • Academically ambitious and able to prioritize and separate the important from the unimportant;
  • Conscientious and quality conscious, and you relate well to evaluations regarding what you have done;
  • A team player and self-priming; and
  • Great skills in focusing on alternative solutions and options that give the customer a great experience; understanding of business perspectives: that a solution must provide the customer with added value.

A Little about SimpleSite:

SimpleSite was founded in 2003 in Copenhagen. Today, we are an international company growing rapidly. In connection with our international growth, we have just brought together all of our local brands under one brand – namely, SimpleSite. We create a super easy and user-friendly website builder for non-experienced users. Four to five million people create a website with us every year, and we have a fast-growing client base from all parts of the world. An ambitious strategic plan for further expansion has been scheduled, and our goal is to become one of the top three world leaders in our field.

To address this ambition, we are now expanding our staff in Copenhagen with three very central and important key positions essential to the business. You will gain more than 20 colleagues in our office central in Copenhagen, and in addition, you will be linked to around 30 colleagues in other locations. Our environment is innovative and at the forefront of technological development. You can read more about us on: www.SimpleSite.com.