Come help us build a better cloud

Open Positions

At Linode, our focus is simple:

We strive to provide the best cloud hosting services. Period. We have built a winning culture from the inside out and our team is driven to deliver the industry’s best service, best infrastructure, and best tools to do whatever job you need done in the cloud.


Kick-Ass Service.
Casual Culture.


It’s simple: we love what we do. In a growing cloud hosting market, we foster a culture that enriches our employees minds, ensuring they always have challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. Plenty of fun. Always interesting. Join us and be a part of building a better cloud.

Benefits? We've got you covered.



When you join Linode, you’re part of a team that invests in you. Health benefits are accessible on day one, and food and snacks are available around the clock. The most current workstations and hi-res displays are provided to every team member, with the option of sit/stand desks and comfortable Aeron chairs. We offer a generous PTO policy, free Linode service, three different retirement plans including a full pension plan, and opportunities to attend industry and learning events.

Compensation
  • Annual bonus potential
  • 10 paid holidays, including your birthday
  • 18 days of PTO your first year
Training/Education
  • Reimbursable training, certifications, etc.
  • Free Linux Academy memberships
  • On-site library for reference or personal use
Retirement
  • 401k plan available
  • Company 401k contributions
  • Profit-sharing plan
  • Full pension plan
Health and Wellness
  • Comprehensive health and dental insurance
  • $5000/year in medical reimbursements
  • $100/month in wellness reimbursements
  • Vision reimbursements
Perks
  • Weekly catered lunch
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks and coffee
  • Casual dress code, easy-going atmosphere
  • 2 days of volunteer time per year
  • Plenty of social activities
  • Choice of standing desk or traditional desk
  • Free Linode gear!
Technology
  • MacBook Pro issued to all employees
  • Workstation with 27" Apple Thunderbolt Displays
  • $100/month free Linode service

More than just work.

Growth

Expand your knowledge by taking advantage of training programs, certifications, internal resources, and more.

Technology

We love tech, so it’s no surprise we provide the best hardware, software, and work stations to our employees.

Social

Join fellow employees for company outings, happy hours, ping pong, and the biggest holiday party around.

Make our home your home.

15 minutes outside of either Philadelphia or Atlantic City, Linode's workspaces offer cozy fireplaces, ample common areas, portable workstations and plenty of coffee. Enjoy being in the footprint of Philadelphia or minutes from the beach. From either office you can walk to area eateries and mass transit. At both locations, dress is casual and teams are relaxed and focused.

Two locations. One environment. Many possibilities.

Open Positions

Customer Support

Linux Technical Support
Haddonfield, NJ

Development

Software Engineer
Haddonfield, NJ

Marketing

Technical Writer
Haddonfield, NJ

Network Operations

Linux Network Engineer
Haddonfield, NJ
Network Administrator
Haddonfield, NJ

Operations

Linux Systems Engineer
Haddonfield, NJ
Security Engineer
Haddonfield, NJ

Agile Project Manager (Scrum Master)

Haddonfield, NJ

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer support, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently looking for an Agile Project Manager responsible for the coordination, status reporting and execution of projects at Linode. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adaptable to rotation between product development, operations, and marketing, as well as cross-functional projects.  The candidate selected for this servant leadership position will be actively engaged as an employee advocate. This is a highly visible position that will interact at every level internally to facilitate completion and delivery of projects.

This position is full time, 40 hours per week and will report to Linode’s Senior Project Manager. The position will be located in Haddonfield NJ, however an initial requirement of 4-6 weeks in our Galloway office must be fulfilled for training purposes. Relocation assistance is available.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess prior hands-on knowledge in the use of Scrum/Agile Project Management methodologies and tools
  • Minimum five (5) years experience with a solid understanding of web applications or the Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
  • Balanced business/technical background: sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to technical teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • PMP, PMP-ACP, or CSM certification
  • Bachelor’s degree

 Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with/exposure to virtual private servers (cloud computing)
  • Experience with two-tiered Web applications
  • Familiarity with one or more Linux distributions

 Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health/dental insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etcetera
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing.  We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Linux Network Engineer

Haddonfield, NJ

We love technology and helping our customers — we get excited about computers and we love programming. We live to solve problems, code software, and make cool stuff happen. And, we love to share our creations with others.This has been our philosophy since Linode was launched in June of 2003 by founder Christopher S. Aker. Initial development took about 6 months. Linode was ahead of its time and helped define the cloud hosting industry, and continues to be a leader in virtualization hosting.

Now, we want the right people on our team who have both the aptitude and attitude necessary to succeed in the unique culture that we’ve developed over the last 13 years. Fitting into our culture is just as important as holding the skills for the job. We’re looking for a solid employer- employee relationship. Our interview process may seem extensive, but we’re making sure you’re a good fit for us while you make sure we’re a good fit for you!

We’ve invested heavily in being the kind of company that can set the bar for the cloud hosting industry: both through infrastructure and employing the right personnel. We have the best customer service out there and we’re passionate about making it even better. Our development, ops, hardware, marketing, documentation, and management teams are all part of making Linode everything it can be. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently seeking a Network Engineer who will collaborate with the team on the engineering, design, configuration, installation, maintenance, and upgrades of the Linode network, helping us architect and scale for our future growth. You will become a key and founding member of our networking team, responsible for keeping Linode's network as reliable and secure as possible.

Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing.  We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform basic engineering, design, implementation and maintenance tasks.
  • Design and build data connectivity solutions to support Linode's growth worldwide.
  • Assist with the on-going assessment and upgrade of networks.
  • Assist with network related customer support tickets.
  • Coordinate the installation of hardware such as routers, switches, fiber runs, etc.
  • Write code to manage and monitor our network infrastfucture
  • Maintain knowledge of existing equipment and vendors.
  • Collect and analyze data network statistics.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and investigate sources of equipment and services.
  • Interface with regional Internet registries and manage allocation of Internet number resources.
  • Remain informed of new developments and trends.
  • Make recommendations to management on desirable additions and developments.
  • This position participates in an on call rotation.

Job Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of network operations.
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco hardware and IOS.
  • Advanced knowledge of servers, switches, routers, and various network services,
  • Advanced knowledge of BGP
  • CCNA certification or better is required.
  • 5 years of network engineering experience is required.
  • Excellent network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills.
  • Expertise with Linux/UNIX, load balancing, firewalls, and traffic analysis.
  • Programming experience is required.
  • Professional problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills (English required, local dialects a plus).
  • 2 years experience in a customer service oriented position preferred.
  • Experience with software network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, ExaBGP, and HAProxy.
  • Due to the 24x7 operations, must be able to work a flexible work schedule, perform on-call duties, may include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Linux Systems Engineer

Haddonfield, NJ

Do the words “automation” and “open source” make your brows perk up? Are you a developer who gets a kick out of problem solving and system administration in a Linux environment? Then this is your job! With the type of growth we are experiencing, we now need to grow our team of System Engineers. We’re looking for the type of people who have a passion for problem solving and an extra sense when it comes to troubleshooting production systems.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

Linode’s customer base relies heavily on us to deliver a level of service that is unparalleled in the hosting industry, and that’s where our team of System Engineers comes in. You will be a natural problem solver. Someone who lives to put out fires before they start and continuously monitors all things Linode to make sure there is never a hiccup in the service that our customers come to love and expect. 

Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etcetera
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing.  We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Primary Job Functions

  • Help improve our infrastructure and software through performance tuning and high availability solutions
  • Define and develop system reporting and infrastructure health monitoring
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions
  • Perform basic engineering, design, implementation, and maintenance tasks
  • Maintain security updates and patches among Linode’s entire fleet of servers
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with other team members
  • Understand and use best practices for deployment processes and support
  • Installation and maintenance of Linode host software
  • Create tools to help teams both within the sysadmin team and interdepartmentally at Linode
  • Consult on overall production systems architecture
  • Document configuration procedures

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 2-4 year experience in a DevOps, Development, or SysAdmin role
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company (product development, operations, networking, etc.) 
  • Grasp of automation tools and experience working in a DevOps culture; sharing responsibilities with developers
  • Experience running mission-critical Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Understanding and familiarity of the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages
  • Strong technical foundation in virtualization technologies; specifically KVM and Xen
  • Ability to build, monitor, and tune production servers and services
  • Knowledge of servers, switches, and various infrastructure management solutions
  • Experience with version control; specifically Git and GitHub

Linux Technical Support

Galloway, NJ

We love technology and helping our customers - we get excited about computers and we love programming. We live to solve problems, code software, and make cool stuff happen. And, we love to share our creations with others.This has been our philosophy since Linode was launched in June of 2003 by founder Christopher S. Aker. Initial development took about 6 months. Linode was ahead of its time and helped define the cloud hosting industry, and continues to be a leader in virtualization hosting.

Now, we want the right people on our team, who have both the aptitude and attitude necessary to succeed in the unique culture that we've developed over the last 13 years. Fitting into our culture is just as important as holding the skills for the job. We're looking for a solid employer- employee relationship. Our interview process may seem extensive, but we're making sure you're a good fit for us while you make sure we're a good fit for you!

We've invested heavily in being the kind of company that can set the bar for the cloud hosting industry: both through infrastructure and employing the right personnel. We have the best customer service out there and we're passionate about making it even better. Our development, ops, hardware, marketing, documentation, and management teams are all part of making Linode everything it can be. This industry moves fast, but we're committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently looking for technical support staff to keep up with our ever-growing customer base and offerings. Candidate must have the intuition to accurately identify and anticipate a customer's needs. As a rapidly growing company, we're always adding new features and services which means plenty of opportunities to develop and grow professionally.

Work With Us

  • Great work/life balance: We know time off is important, so we start you with a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc.
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we'll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We'll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interact with Linode customers via support tickets, e-mail, IRC, and phone.
  • Troubleshoot customer issues and provide accurate and timely responses.
  • Identify and escalate recurring issues to system developers.
  • Interact with worldwide datacenter NOCs.
  • Handle abuse complaints.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Write or test Linode Library articles.
  • Quality assurance testing for new Linode features.
  • Build and burn-in hardware and network infrastructure.

Requirements

  • Must be willing to relocate to within commuting distance of Galloway, NJ.
  • Comfortable with the Linux command line
  • Familiarity with common Linux server applications such as Apache2, Nginx, Postfix, MySQL, BIND, etc.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot TCP/IP issues, other networking issues (packet loss, connections timing out / refused).
  • Ability to troubleshoot firewall issues, identifying problematic / misconfigured iptables rules.
  • Ability to troubleshoot DNS issues (using dig, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Linux System Administration experience.
  • Network+ or higher certification.
  • Familiarity with Linux kernel.
  • Experience scripting in Perl, Python, Bash, etc. for system automation and/or database transactions.
  • Experience with website development and web development frameworks.

Linux Technical Support

Haddonfield, NJ

We love technology and helping our customers - we get excited about computers and we love programming. We live to solve problems, code software, and make cool stuff happen. And, we love to share our creations with others.This has been our philosophy since Linode was launched in June of 2003 by founder Christopher S. Aker. Initial development took about 6 months. Linode was ahead of its time and helped define the cloud hosting industry, and continues to be a leader in virtualization hosting.

Now, we want the right people on our team, who have both the aptitude and attitude necessary to succeed in the unique culture that we've developed over the last 13 years. Fitting into our culture is just as important as holding the skills for the job. We're looking for a solid employer- employee relationship. Our interview process may seem extensive, but we're making sure you're a good fit for us while you make sure we're a good fit for you!

We've invested heavily in being the kind of company that can set the bar for the cloud hosting industry: both through infrastructure and employing the right personnel. We have the best customer service out there and we're passionate about making it even better. Our development, ops, hardware, marketing, documentation, and management teams are all part of making Linode everything it can be. This industry moves fast, but we're committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently looking for technical support staff to keep up with our ever-growing customer base and offerings. Candidate must have the intuition to accurately identify and anticipate a customer's needs. As a rapidly growing company, we're always adding new features and services which means plenty of opportunities to develop and grow professionally.

Work With Us

  • Great work/life balance: We know time off is important, so we start you with a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc.
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we'll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We'll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interact with Linode customers via support tickets, e-mail, IRC, and phone.
  • Troubleshoot customer issues and provide accurate and timely responses.
  • Identify and escalate recurring issues to system developers.
  • Interact with worldwide datacenter NOCs.
  • Handle abuse complaints.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Write or test Linode Library articles.
  • Quality assurance testing for new Linode features.
  • Build and burn-in hardware and network infrastructure.

Requirements

  • A passion for helping Linode's growing customer base
  • Must be willing to relocate to within commuting distance of Haddonfield, NJ.
  • Comfortable with the Linux command line
  • Familiarity with common Linux server applications such as Apache2, Nginx, Postfix, MySQL, BIND, etc.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot TCP/IP issues, other networking issues (packet loss, connections timing out / refused).
  • Ability to troubleshoot firewall issues, identifying problematic / misconfigured iptables rules.
  • Ability to troubleshoot DNS issues (using dig, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Linux System Administration experience.
  • Network+ or higher certification.
  • Familiarity with Linux kernel.
  • Experience scripting in Perl, Python, Bash, etc. for system automation and/or database transactions.
  • Experience with website development and web development frameworks.

Network Administrator

Haddonfield, NJ

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with over 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently seeking a Network Administrator who will collaborate with the team on the engineering, design, configuration, installation, maintenance, monitoring, and upgrades of the Linode network, helping us architect and scale for our future growth. You will be responsible for working collaboratively with Linode’s networking and systems teams in keeping networks as reliable and secure as possible.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform basic engineering, design, implementation and maintenance tasks
  • Help design and build network solutions to support Linode's growth worldwide, including software defined networking
  • Help troubleshoot and resolve network related customer support tickets
  • Assist with the installation of new data center networks
  • Maintain network performance by analyzing network monitoring and performance tuning
  • Collect, analyze, and report on network statistics
  • Mitigate network attacks
  • Interface with regional Internet registries and manage allocation of Internet number resources
  • Maintaining documentation

Job Requirements

  • 2 years of network administration experience
  • Strong understanding Linux server administration and navigating the Linux CLI
  • Experience with administration of routers and switches via command line
  • Understanding of network monitoring and troubleshooting fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Cisco hardware, NX-OS, and IOS
  • Experience with public peering and Internet exchanges
  • Understanding of BGP and dynamic routing protocols
  • Understanding of network attack types, and mitigation techniques
  • Basic programming experience with Python, Perl, or similar
  • Ability to function independently on routine tasks
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Due to the 24x7 operations, must be able to work a flexible work schedule, perform on-call duties, may include nights, weekends, and holidays

Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etcetera
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

 

Security Engineer

Haddonfield, NJ

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

Linode is seeking a seasoned engineer who’s passionate about security and truly understands how to protect both our customer’s and Linode’s data alike. The ideal candidate will have a passion for cybersecurity, system monitoring and analysis, and developing/automating creative solutions. Linode’s team of Security Engineers play a critical part in maintaining the most reliable, scalable, and secure infrastructure in the industry.

We’re looking for a natural problem solver. Someone who lives to put out fires before they start. Someone eager to be part of the team responsible for ensuring that our clients’ data and our platform are protected from vulnerabilities. This means participation in security audits, risk analysis, and vulnerability testing in all areas of Linode with the number one priority of customer protection. 

Primary Job Functions

  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans that work at scale
  • Implement automation of vulnerability scanning and detection
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services
  • Build and deploy automation for monitoring our infrastructure, application, and network
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies and best practices
  • Mentor the entire Linode team on security best practices
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Mitigate abusive activities such as botnets, DDoS, and spamming
  • Live and breathe all things security and be an advocate for customer trust and privacy protection

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 2-4 years of system, network, and/or application security experience
  • Strong understanding of Linux, virtualization, and networking concepts
  • Experience with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with TCP/IP, packet analysis, and iptables
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company (product development, operations, networking, etc.) 
  • Experience in automation of tasks through scripting or programming with Bash, Python, Perl, etc
  • Understanding and familiarity of the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages; Bash, Python, Perl, etc.
  • Experience with version control; specifically Git and GitHub
  • Must be able to participate in 24/7 incident response


Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide free comprehensive health/dental insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etcetera
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing.  We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Software Engineer

Haddonfield, NJ

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with over 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

Linode is seeking an enthusiastic Software Engineer with experience and enthusiasm for front and backend web projects, as well as the various projects running our VPS infrastructure, with a willingness to volunteer for projects tailored to their strengths and learn about those that aren’t..This individual will be responsible for small to mid-size projects, right from the concept phase and all the way to production deployment and beyond. We strive to maintain a work environment that fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles and open communication. Because our core technologies are largely Linux based, we’re looking for developers with strong familiarity with Linux systems.

We're a closely knit team with a focus on agile development and innovative solutions. We encourage and reward curiosity, ingenuity, and technical excellence. If you enjoy working on ambitious projects that have a big impact, you'll enjoy working at Linode!

This position is 40 hours per week and is headquartered in Haddonfield NJ. Occasional travel to our Galloway NJ office may be required. An initial requirement of 4-6 weeks in our Galloway office must be fulfilled for training purposes. Relocation assistance is available.

The must haves:

  • 3+ years experience in software development
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, Perl, and/or ColdFusion, in that order
  • Strong opinions on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong programming skills including software engineering methodologies and best practices
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like KVM and Xen
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Ability to work in an agile organization

The nice-to-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong presence in the open-source world. Contributions to open source projects as well as your own portfolio to show off a huge plus
  • Development experience in Unix/Linux operating environments
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like KVM and Xen
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS provider a plus

Technical Writer

Haddonfield, NJ

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with over 400,000 customers worldwide. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode everything it can be. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.

We are currently looking for a talented technical writer to join our documentation efforts. In this role, you'll write and edit Linux software documentation, while keeping our customers and industry standards in mind. This is all accomplished collaboratively as you help our content evolve by joining our small team of writers as a peer and mutual editor.

You should have experience writing and editing software documentation, working with subject matter experts, researching new topics from scratch, improving a large collection of existing documentation, coordinating with a team of writers, and matching company style guidelines and writing procedures. You should also have significant prior experience with, and knowledge of, Linux.

Candidates must be available to work full-time at Linode's Haddonfield office. There will be an initial requirement to report to Linode headquarters in Galloway, NJ for training over the first 4-6 weeks. Relocation assistance is available.

Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit-sharing program, and pension plans!
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.
  • And much more! visit linode.com/careers for a full listing of benefits

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write and edit new and existing guides, procedures, and other materials
  • Edit and proofread documentation created by other writers and subject matter experts in a mutual editing environment
  • Contribute to plans for creating new guides and editing existing documentation
  • Coordinate with other writers to ensure that projects are completed on schedule
  • Contribute to and maintain style guidelines and standards
  • Write website copy and product descriptions
  • Contribute to interviews, marketing materials, and press release materials
  • Engage in higher-level planning for comprehensive customer knowledge and engagement efforts


Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in Technical Communications, English, Computer Science, or equivalent subject.
  • 2+ years of technical writing experience.
  • Outstanding proofreading and editing skills.
  • Substantial experience with Linux and major packages such as Apache, Nginx, MySQL, Perl, etc.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Nice to have: Experience with GitHub or another version control system; experience with Markdown or a similar language such as RST or wiki markup