System Administrator

Location: Geneva, Switzerland / Cambridge, MA
Type: Contract / Full Time.
Experience: Expert

About ProtonMail:

ProtonMail is a fast growing startup that is building the secure and private online communications platforms of the future. We believe that privacy matters and protecting this right is crucial for protecting freedom. The impact of ensuring privacy and freedom of speech for all will be significant and far reaching, and will change the world forever.

ProtonMail has 10 employees located at offices in Geneva, Switzerland and Cambridge, MA. You will be joining our infrastructure team and optimizing our mailing process for our growing user base (250,000 as of August 2014).

What You Need for this Position:

Extensive experience with Red Hat Linux systems (Debian also a plus)
Experience with server hardening
A good understanding of server networking
Experience with server monitoring
Experience with large scale deployments (many servers)
Virtualization experience a plus but not required

What You Will Be Doing:

Configuring system-wide settings on our servers
Deploying new servers
Setting up networks for server to server communications
Setting up monitoring systems for ProtonMail servers
Hardening ProtonMail servers against attacks

Top Reasons to Work with Us:

Competitive salary and benefits, along with stock options
Many career advancement opportunities. As an early employee, you will be able assume leadership roles as the company grows.
Casual and exciting work environment. We are a fast growing startup with a rapidly increasing user base, extensive media coverage, and a fast paced development cycle. Things are constantly changing as we expand so there is never a dull moment.
Do something meaningful. We are restoring privacy rights online, and have global support for our mission. The internet of tomorrow will be one where all communications are encrypted end-to-end and we are leading this revolution, starting with email.

Where We're Heading:

ProtonMail has grown from 3 employees to 10 in the last 2 months. We have also gone from 1000 to 250,000 users in the last 2 months. We are quickly taking off and constantly expanding the team to improve our product. In addition to developing our webmail interface, we are also building out mobile applications. We are also expanding beyond email into secure chat, and secure file storage. Join one of the most dynamic and fast growing startups in Boston.

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