[dns-jobs] Senior Operations Engineer - City of London - CentralNic

Gavin Brown gavin.brown at centralnic.com
Thu Sep 15 12:28:28 UTC 2011

Further information: https://www.centralnic.com/company/recruitment

CentralNic is seeking candidates for a position based in its City of
London head office. The position is for a Senior Operations Engineer,
reporting to the CTO.

You will be a senior member of the team that develops and maintains
CentralNic's domain name registry system, and the infrastructure that
supports it. We maintain extremely demanding service levels on services
operating at high levels of load. Your focus will be on application
deployment, system and network administration, and network maintenance
and development.

Extensive knowledge of the DNS, TCP/IP, Ethernet and Unix/Linux system
administration (specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS) is
essential. Familiarity with DNSSEC, DNS servers such as BIND, NSD,
PowerDNS, and network protocols such as BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)
and SNMP are highly desirable, as is experience of monitoring and
analytics tools such as Munin, Nagios and MRTG.

You should have at least five year's experience of managing and/or
operating an IP network in a commercial environment. Knowledge of
software development in Perl, PHP, and/or C on Unix/Linux systems is
also essential as you will be required to support and deploy
applications written in these languages. Knowledge of the RPM package
format is also desirable.

Candidates must have effective communication and team-working skills,
and good written and spoken English. Fluency in another language is also

This role is an ideal opportunity for a committed and professional
individual to help build a robust, stable and high-performance network
infrastructure for a fast-growing and innovative company. A successful
candidate can expect to see their own role expand alongside the
company's own expansion and development.

One of the world's oldest domain registries, CentralNic supplies domains
at a growing number of extensions, currently numbering 26 and
including .US.COM, .UK.COM, .CN.COM, AND .LA, sold via an integrated
global network of 2,000 registrars and over 100,000 resellers.
CentralNic's powerful registry engine has a fifteen year track record of
uninterrupted secure supply of domains, supported by innovative
marketing and personalised customer service.

CentralNic is also an active investor in new online businesses. Its
portfolio businesses and joint ventures include DotBrand Solutions,
Central Registry Solutions (a joint venture with Network Solutions to
enable new Top Level Domains), IP alarm company Emizon, and premium
email names service Emailme.com.

Gavin Brown
Chief Technology Officer
CentralNic Ltd
Innovative, Reliable and Flexible Registry Services
for ccTLD, gTLD and private domain name registries

CentralNic Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company
number 4985780. Registered Offices: 35-39 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AR.

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