About Index Data: We are a virtual office with a dozen people of diverse
backgrounds working together from five countries, most of us working
from our homes. We are creative, highly specialized in the area of
information discovery in the library/publishing field, and our customers
are businesses, library consortia, and special libraries that build
applications based on our tools. We have has a strong profile in the
open source community since our start, 17 years ago.
Systems operator / production specialist
We are looking for someone to tend to our development and production
servers, and to help us operate the hosted services that we maintain for
customers. The job is part maintenance, but also helping us, over time,
tighten our operations, documentation practices, and habits around
production systems and software releases. Our server hardware is mostly
leased, located in data centers in Europe and the US. We make extensive
use of Xen virtualization.
- Linux system administration experience, preferably on Debian;
familiarity with Red Hat/CentOS a plus.
- Perl and shell scripting experience to support systems work. Other
programming experience a plus
- Fair understanding of HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, Xpath, regular expressions.
- Comfort with Xen and VMWare
- Experience with Drupal a plus; our website is operated on Drupal,
and we develop/support search modules for Drupal
- Experience with the library community a plus, but not essential
- Proficiency in technical writing
You are: Service-oriented; self-starting, and passionate about making
stuff work, and work well. Comfortable working from home (Skype is our
office), with the occasional trip to team meetings in Copenhagen
(Denmark) or elsewhere. In possession of a good sense of humor, a fierce
determination, and the patience of an angel. Willing to work odd hours
when needed to upgrade customer systems off-hours or when critical
repairs are are required.
Please send CV and cover letter to [log in to unmask]
Sebastian Hammer, Index Data
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