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LiteSpeed Technologies, Inc.'s entrepreneurial culture has helped propel it to the forefront of the web infrastructure software industry. Our goal is to provide our customers with technological innovations to improve web hosting infrastructure. LiteSpeed offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment that gives motivated individuals the chance to prove themselves and develop along with the company.

If you want to work with the other motivated individuals in the LiteSpeed team, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We currently have the following openings:

Linux/Unix Systems Administrator

Senior C/C++ Developer

Linux/Unix Systems Administrator

LiteSpeed Technologies is searching for an experienced SA to join our core team. As a small company, we are looking for a flexible, motivated individual. Rote knowledge of a certain scripting language is not important, problem solving skills are. The ideal candidate would be able to adapt to new situations, oversee the expansion an off-site support team (including documentation necessary for training), and also help with developing new add-ons and UI functionality for our products occasionally. LiteSpeed is a rigorous and challenging environment, but rewards ambitious employees.

The position is full-time, W2, and on-site at our office in northern New Jersey. If you wish, you can start remotely on a contract-to-hire basis, but we will require you to relocate to NJ once both sides are confident in our ability to work together (perhaps after 1 or 2 months).

Salary: Competitive based on experience. Relocation packages are available for out of state hires.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as level 2 support technician, diagnosing and solving various issues on production servers via ssh and/or kvm console.
  • Build/lead offsite support team.
  • Test new features, check bug reports.
  • Manage and improve internal infrastructure (production servers, internal test servers, backups, VPN).
  • Write support documents and tutorials on LiteSpeed products.
  • Maintain websites and web applications for and connected to LiteSpeed products.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in web hosting industry or 3+ years experience as a Linux system admin.
  • BS in computer science or related field a plus.
  • Comfortable and efficient working/troubleshooting on live production servers.
  • Thorough understanding of Networking, TCP/IP, HTTP.
  • Very familiar with Apache and major hosting control panels. Knowledge of LiteSpeed Web Server would be a great advantage.
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) skills.
  • Legally permitted to work in the USA.

Skills:

Required:

  • Strong, efficient troubleshooting skills, especially with novel problems and environments
  • Full and deep understanding of both Linux and Unix
  • Apache configurations (mod_rewrite, mod_security‚Ķ) and trouble shooting
  • MySQL administration and performance trouble shooting
  • IPTABLES firewall administration
  • HA Cluster setup and administration
  • Working with open source tools/projects
  • Can use source control software: git, svn, cvs
  • PHP, Perl, shell scripting
  • OpenVZ, VMware, Citrix XenServer, XenSource, or other virtualization platforms
  • Understanding of DNS, TCP/IP (including IPV6)
  • Excellent communication skills

Highly Desired:

  • LiteSpeed Web Server knowledge
  • Experience with cPanel, Plesk, Webmin, Plesk, DirectAdmin, and other control panels
  • Team building skills
  • Document and tutorial writing skills
  • Experience with Kernel hardening, IPFW, and other security tools
  • Computer science background

Not Required, But Might Be a Plus:

  • Programming languages: C/C++, Python, Ruby, Javascript, XHTML, CSS
  • Experience with NGINX, IIS, and other webservers
  • Experience with database programs other than MySQL
  • Nagios, Cacti, RRD, SNMP, or other monitoring tools

Senior C/C++ Developer

LiteSpeed Technologies is looking to add a senior C/C++ developer to our core team to help expand the functionality of LiteSpeed Web Server.

LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is the fourth most popular web server on the Internet and the world's #1 commercial web server. We are looking for a motivated software engineer with strong development and problem solving skills who enjoys developing high quality system-level software products. The ideal candidate would be able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to new situations while drawing on a long, fundamentally sound background in C++.

The developer position is full-time, W2, with health benefits. It will be on-site at our office in northern New Jersey. You may start remotely, on a contract-to-hire basis, but we will require you to relocate to NJ once both sides are confident in our ability to work together (about 1-2 months).

Salary: Competitive based on experience and potential, with bonuses. Relocation packages are available for out of state hires. LiteSpeed Technologies provides full health benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new features and maintain existing code for our commercial and open source products.
  • Test new features, write unit tests, fix bugs.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in C/C++ development.
  • Self-motivated problem-solver who enjoys challenges.
  • BS in computer science or related field a plus.
  • Legally permitted to work in the USA.

Skills:

  • Strong, efficient problem solving skills, especially with novel problems and environments
  • Senior/expert level C/C++
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Multi-thread and event-driven programming
  • TCP/IP socket programming
  • Expert in agile and extreme programming and code review
  • Expert with POSIX, SVR4, 4.3BSD, and libc/glibc APIs
  • Linux kernel programming a plus
  • Working with open source tools/projects
  • Familiar with source control software: git, svn, cvs
  • Other programming languages helpful but not necessary: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Javascript

LiteSpeed Technologies, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or veteran status.

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