[jobs] [nylug-job] Root Markets seeks Director of Information Technology and E-Commerce Operations

Monjay Settro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Sat Mar 18 12:47:56 EST 2006

Posted via http://jobs.nylug.org
    * JobID: #421
    * Submitted On: 2006-03-17 00:37:04

    * Company: Root Markets
    * Contact: Root Markets,  
    * Email:  nyc-jobs at rootmarkets.com
    * Url: http://www.root.net
    * Phone: Not Specified
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Reference No: IT DIR

    * Title: Director of Information Technology and E-Commerce Operations

    * Salary: Not Specified

    * Description:

      Help create the first open market for the pricing and exchange of realtime consumer data.

      We are revolutionizing the way consumers and advertisers connect by creating a platform for trusted participation.

      Our products and services enable a unique trading platform for monetizing consumer attention to the benefit of investors, publishers, advertisers, and consumers.

      Root Markets is producing an entirely new type of service based around the new Attention Economy. This isn't just a new company, it's a whole new industry and you can make it happen.

      We are a well-funded start-up with development offices in New York and in San Francisco. You will be joining a team of very smart, talented, and experienced professionals, who are using state of the art software development platforms and frameworks.

      Our web-based applications are primarily being written in Java with some PHP.

      We have the fun, flexible feel of a startup culture combined with the perks of a financial services industry (including great office, free breakfast and lunch, subsidized gym membership, a growing list of standard benefits like health, 401k, etc, and much, much more).

      We are looking for a talented individual to lead a team in the systems administration, design, staffing, and day-to-day operations of a large scale consumer network and lead generation system.

      We are not accepting applications from agencies or consultants.

      Please respond with a cover letter, indicating why you are a good fit for this position, with resume, and salary requirements to : nyc-jobs at rootmarkets.com.

      Please visit www.root.net for more information.

    * Required Skills:

          o Smart, a good sense of humor, and a propensity to get the job done.
          o BS Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics.
          o Background focused on: IT, IS, Operating Systems, Networking .
          o 8+ years professional experience in software and IT.
          o 5+ years of experience managing software or IT teams.
          o 5+ years professional, hands-on experience administering the network infrastructure of a large consumer or financial system.
          o Ownership of physical data center facilities and relationships with ISPs, hosting facilities, and equipment vendors.
          o Responsibility over IT budget and resources.
          o Ability to write RFPs for equipment and services.
          o Experience in designing, planning, and implementing mission critical, fully redundant network solutions.
          o Expert level experience in Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and/or Solaris operating systems.
          o Expert level experience in web-servers.
          o Expert level experience in Microsoft software and operating systems.
          o Solid experience with back-office financial systems.
          o Solid experience with Perl, Bash, and other scripting languages.
          o Solid experience with a variety SQL implementations.
          o Experience configuring and managing network equipment: routers, switches, and load balancers.
          o Advanced knowledge of network security protocols, intrusion detection systems, and firewalls.
          o Excellent communication and project management skills including use of MS Project.
          o Programming ability a plus.
          o On call 24x7 pager support 

    * Location:

          New York City, NY 10001 

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