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
  • $6000/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
  • 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.

Linode's completely renovated headquarters in Philadelphia is in the heart of Old City. Our three-floor office features an open-concept floor plan with breakout meeting spaces, relaxed common areas to collaborate and brainstorm with other team members, and plenty of modern touches among the building's original 115+ year old charm.

If you want to leave the office for lunch, a cup of coffee, or an after-work refresher, the plethora of mouthwatering restaurants, gourmet coffee shops, and old-style pubs lining the neighboring streets will serve you well.

Open Positions

Customer Support

Linux Technical Support
Philadelphia, PA

Data Center Operations

Development

React JS Developer
Philadelphia, PA

Human Resources

Marketing

Operations

Linux Systems Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Security Architect
Philadelphia, PA
Security Engineer
Philadelphia, PA

Sales

Cloud Sales Development Representative

Philadelphia, PA

As a Cloud Sales Development Representative (SDR) at Linode, you will be responsible for generating leads for prospective customers and performing basic qualification. To achieve this objective, you will mine data from sources like Discoverorg, Hubspot, and Linkedin . The SDR will specifically target selected micro-markets and perform cold outreach via email, social media and phone (outbound), as well as field inquiries from Linodes website and other channels (inbound). The SDR’S goal is to set appointments with high-quality prospects for our CE’s.

This is a full-time position, reporting to Linode's Director of Sales, based out of our office in our newly remodeled office in Old City, Philadelphia.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years sales experience preferably in the high-tech space.
  • Demonstrated work ethic and consistent over-achievement
  • The desire and passion to learn cloud technology
  • Experience conducting business and building relationships via phone & email, with excellent phone, interpersonal, verbal, and written capabilities
  • Experience successfully managing multiple campaigns simultaneously, maintaining a high-volume pace with the ability to "switch gears" quickly as a prospecting conversation warrants
  • Over-the-top motivation and creativity to successfully reach prospects and create conversations
  • Hubspot experience is a plus

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Cloud Server Build Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

We are currently seeking a Cloud Server Build Engineer to drive the continual improvement of Linode’s hardware infrastructure. As Linode’s resident mad scientist of servers, you will focus on researching powerful new hardware to make our servers faster and more efficient. This position comes along with the territory of your own testing lab and the ability to play with the latest and greatest: multi-socket systems from Intel Purley and AMD Epyc, the latest network gear from Juniper and Cisco 40G & 100G, etc. We need an outside the box thinker who can not only ensure our hardware is the fastest on the market today, but will also maintain the roadmap for future Linode hardware.

This position will report to Linode’s Data Center Operations Manager. Position is 40 hours per week and may require travel among our Philadelphia, PA and Galloway, NJ offices. Occasional travel to our 8 worldwide datacenters and our hardware manufacturers and vendors will also be required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create, perform, and automate benchmarking, compatibility, and burn-in test procedures
  • Compile and interpret test results
  • Make configuration recommendations for new hardware builds
  • Benchmarking and tweaking cutting edge hardware
  • Maintain and own relationships with big name hardware vendors to test products before they are released to the general public
  • Keep abreast of future component releases and trends to continue to develop the Linode hardware roadmap
  • Maintain internal documentation
  • Attend trade shows regularly
  • Architect full rack solutions and decoupled compute and storage solutions

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in a similar role
  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience with bash scripting or another scripting language
  • Strong understanding of computer hardware and components
  • Extensive understanding of server configuration - BIOS, RAID etc.
  • Strong research and documentation skills
  • Ability to speak with Managers, technical/non-technical people, and datacenter contacts
  • An outgoing, friendly, and helpful personality is required
  • Position is based out of Philadelphia, PA
  • Must be able to travel to Linode’s global datacenters, approved vendors, and hardware manufacturers

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Data Center Operations Specialist

Philadelphia, PA

Linode’s data center operations team is responsible for the planning, installation, repairs and upgrades, configuration, and maintenance of Linode’s hardware. Additional responsibilities include maintaining correspondence with data center technicians, keeping up with equipment availability levels based on demand, shipping and receiving, deploying new equipment, and retiring depreciated equipment as necessary. The data center operations team also plays a crucial role in hardware infrastructure management such as server rack planning, equipment tracking and documentation, software and firmware upgrades, forecasting, etc.

Linode is now seeking an enthusiastic Data Center Operations Specialist. This person will have a genuine passion for all things hardware and will be well versed in a server environment. The ideal candidate will have NOC experience and will have both hands-on and remote experience maintaining a server environment. This individual will have working knowledge of Linux and computer networking experience.

 Primary Job Functions

  • Continuously monitor and maintain nine worldwide data centers, networks, and servers
  • Deploy and repair servers, storage systems, routers and switches, and other hardware
  • Interact with data center NOCs via telephone, email, web portal, etc.
  • Infrastructure planning in a globally-reaching data center environment
  • Respond to demand by shipping and receiving of servers, networking equipment, remote power consoles, etc. to maintain availability and reliability of Linode’s network
  • Ensure peak performance by installing and maintaining firmware and software

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent field preferred
  • Experience in a NOC environment with hands-on hardware experience a plus
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and networking equipment
  • Robust troubleshooting skills; preferably in a large-scale data center environment
  • Linux system administration experience a plus
  • Professional problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to travel to our worldwide data centers; minimum mandatory travel time 15%

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. 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.

Full Stack Developer (Junior)

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is looking for a Junior Full Stack Developer to help us build our public cloud!

Linode is looking for a Junior Full Stack Developer to help us build public facing APIs used by customers like Dark Sky, The Onion and developers like you around the world. These systems are used to manage hundreds of thousands of Linodes running in our global datacenter network.

If that sounds exciting, then Linode may be the place for you.

Our work environment fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles and open communication. Because our core technologies are Linux-based, familiarity with Linux is a big plus.

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!

TECHNOLOGIES

You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn others

  • Python 3, pip, virtualenv, setuptools
  • Flask, SQLAlchemy, Django, mock, pytest, pylint
  • Docker, Docker-Compose,, Vagrant , VirtualBox, VMWare
  • bash, zsh, git, salt
  • Apache, Nginx, gunicorn, uWSGI, FastCGI
  • New Relic, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana
  • HTTP,  networking, system administration, linux fundamentals, web development, TDD

Must haves:

  • 1+ years experience in software development
  • Educated views on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Experience with automated testing
  • A Love for Linux

Nice-to-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Contributions to open source projects as well as your own projects
  • Systems Architecture and Design Skills
  • API Design experience
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Build and Deployment Automation Experience
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other IAAS or SAAS provider

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: we’ll be moving our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly in Q1 2018; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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 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.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 600,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. 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.

Junior Customer Support Specialist (Cloud Hosting, Linux)

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is seeking passionate individuals to join its ever-growing Customer Support team at all experience levels. Linode support is the front-line of Linode’s cloud hosting platform, and is fully dedicated to providing the best support in our industry. When customers say what they love about Linode, “Customer Support” should be at the top of their list.

We are currently seeking entry level candidates to join our Customer Support team. In this position you will undergo a structured training process which will prepare you to take on the role of a Customer Support Specialist. If you have a proven history of strong customer service, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a basic understanding of computer troubleshooting, this role will suit you. As a part of the Customer Support team you will regularly collaborate with your support colleagues as well as members of the development, operations, and networking teams. An ideal candidate is someone who can easily switch between independent and collaborative work throughout the day. This position is ideally suited for individuals who have a passion for helping customers but lack the technical experience required for our Customer Support Specialist job, recent college graduates, or career changes trying to break into the tech industry.

This role is a regular 40 hour per week position located in our Philadelphia, PA office. Linode provides 24/7 / 365 support to our customers, which means candidates should be open to non-traditional shifts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interact with Linode customers via support tickets and phone
  • Troubleshoot customer issues and provide accurate and timely responses
  • Identify and escalate recurring or issues that transcend the responsibilities of this role
  • Learn the Linode ticket and billing system
  • Become familiar with all Linode products and systems
  • Learn how Linode manages internal workflows through software such as Basecamp, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Increase your knowledge of Linux
  • Increase your knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP

Requirements

  • Possess a strong passion for customer service
  • Must display at least a elementary level understanding of computer troubleshooting; namely networking and Linux
  • Experience troubleshooting technical topics, ideally in a service-related role
  • Strong listening, speaking, reading comprehension and writing skills
  • Must be within commuting distance to Philadelphia, PA (or able to relocate)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technology discipline preferred
  • 0-3 years related customer service and/or troubleshooting experience
  • Rudimentary experience or exposure to the Linux command line

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.

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.

Linux Systems Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

Managing a cloud hosting service for 400K customers requires creative solutioning and cutting edge technological innovation.  As we continue to grow rapidly, we’re looking for passionate, highly skilled Systems Engineers to drive automation & operational excellence, and support product development for our customer fleet.  This will require out of the box thinking combined with deep domain expertise on Linux, DevOps, and System Administration to be successful.

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. 

Linode Systems Engineers are responsible for working on a number of critical internal and customer facing initiatives.  This includes everything from the creation of distributed file systems like Ceph, Gluster, and Cinder to Salting all the infrastructure and ELKing all the logs.

TECHNOLOGIES

You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn the others:

  • Linux and Virtualization - Debian, KVM, and QEMU
  • Orchestration - SaltStack, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant
  • Shell Scripting - Bash
  • Programming Languages - Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Perl
  • Version Control - Git, GitHub
  • Hardware - Servers, switches, and infrastructure management solutions

The must haves:

  • 2-4+ years experience in a DevOps, Development, or SysAdmin role
  • Love for Linux
  • 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
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Ability to work in an agile organization

The nice-to-haves:

  • Presence in the open-source world. Contributions to open source projects as well as your own portfolio to show off a huge plus
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS
  • Systems Architecture and Design

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Linux Technical Support

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is seeking passionate individuals to join its ever-growing Customer Support team. Our support team is the front-line of Linode’s cloud hosting platform, and is completely dedicated to providing the best support in our industry. When customers say what they love about Linode, “Customer Support” should be at the top of their list. We empower every member of our Customer Support team as not only an employee, but also a customer advocate. Simply possessing the knowledge to do the job isn’t enough; one needs to have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as an equally strong passion for customer service. At the end of the day, our number one goal is making our customers happy.

In this position, you will regularly collaborate with your support colleagues, as well as members of the development, operations, and networking teams. An ideal candidate is someone who can easily switch between independent and collaborative work throughout the day.  This role is a regular 40 hour per week position located in our Philadelphia, PA office. Linode provides 24/7/365 support to our customers, which means candidates should be open to non-traditional shifts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver solutions for our customers via support tickets, email, IRC, and phone
  • Troubleshoot issues related to our Linux cloud hosting platform, product or service inquiries, billing, etc, and provide the best possible update to our customers every single time
  • Identify and escalate recurring issues to system and network engineers, developers or other appropriate parties
  • Handle abuse complaints including Terms of Service infringements, subpoenas, and malicious activity
  • Become familiar with all Linode products and systems
  • Come to work dedicated to making yourself and Linode better than the day before

Requirements

  • Must be within commuting distance to Philadelphia, PA (or able to relocate)
  • Comfortable with navigating 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

  • 1-2+ years customer support experience (in a technical field preferably)
  • 2+ years experience with Linux or related technology
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study or equivalent work experience
  • Linux System Administration experience
  • Network+, Linux Essentials, or similar/higher certification
  • Familiarity with Linux kernel

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

React JS Developer

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is looking for React JS Developers to help us build our open source web app!

As a React Developer at Linode you will work on our open source single page app used by customers like Dark Sky, The Onion and developers like you around the world. These systems are used to manage hundreds of thousands of Linodes running on our global datacenter network.

Not only will your work be showcased publicly, but you’ll get the opportunity to interact with the community of open source contributors and have your work used by friends and colleagues.

Our work environment fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles and open communication. Because our core technologies are Linux based, familiarity with Linux is a big plus.

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!

TECHNOLOGIES

You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn others

  • ES2017, TypeScript
  • React, RxJS, Ramda
  • Jest, Mocha, Enzyme
  • Material-UI, PostCSS
  • Git, Jenkins, Linux

Must haves:

  • 3+ years experience in software development
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with web application development
  • Educated views on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an agile organization
  • A love for Linux

Nice to haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Contributions to open source projects as well as your own projects
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Build and deployment automation experience
  • Experience with browser automation
  • Experience with server side languages such as Python
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS provider

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: we’ll be moving our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly in Q1 2018; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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 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.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 600,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. 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.

Security Architect

Philadelphia, PA

Are you a battle-hardened infosec veteran who finds their reason for living is to prepare and defend a fleet of servers against the constant onslaught of real world threats? Do you crave for the thrill of the bug hunt and feel the hunger within you is only satiated after being able to inflict your will upon a misconfigured server config or unintentionally exposed API endpoint? Linode is seeking a passionate, seasoned security engineer who lives and breathes open source and has dedicated their career to securing Linux infrastructure.

An ideal addition to the security team has experience handling all aspects related to information security, from internal assessments to bearing the responsibility of driving the security posture of the company forward through risk assessment and policy creation. As candidates will serve as advocates for improving the security of the entire company, we are seeking individuals who have experience securing network, system and physical assets while managing the risks of a primarily virtualized infrastructure. We expect you to be a natural problem solver and work as a part of the security team to put out fires before they start.  

Primary Job Functions

  • Develop and implement policies to support the Linode’s internal infrastructure and product development
  • Create and implement process to ensure that security is baked into all products and services offered
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services
  • Mentor the entire Linode team on security best practices
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Mitigate and minimize the  impact of all threats to our networks, ranging from botnets to DDoS’s
  • Live and breathe all things security and be an advocate for customer trust and privacy protection

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of system, network, and/or application security experience
  • 3-5 years of experience developing policy, implementing it, and ensuring its success over time
  • In depth understanding of Linux, virtualization, and networking concepts (TCP/IP, packet analysis,iptables, etc)
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability analysis experience
  • Strong communication skills to work with both other members of the security team and in collaborative efforts and projects involving other teams (product development, operations, networking, etc.)
  • Experience with automating tasks in bash and one other scripting language (Python, Perl, etc)
  • Working knowledge of git functionality and version control practices
  • Must be able to participate in 24/7 incident response

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Security Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

Are you a battle-hardened infosec veteran who finds their reason for living is to prepare and defend a fleet of servers against the constant onslaught of real world threats? Do you crave for the thrill of the bug hunt and feel the hunger within you is only satiated after being able to inflict your will upon a misconfigured server config or unintentionally exposed API endpoint? Linode is seeking a passionate, seasoned security engineer who lives and breathes open source and has dedicated their career to securing Linux infrastructure.

An ideal addition to the security team has experience handling all aspects related to information security, from internal assessments to bearing the responsibility of driving the security posture of the company forward through risk assessment and policy creation. As candidates will serve as advocates for improving the security of the entire company, we are seeking individuals who have experience securing network, system and physical assets while managing the risks of a primarily virtualized infrastructure. We expect you to be a natural problem solver and work as a part of the security team to put out fires before they start.  

 Primary Job Functions

  • Identify vulnerabilities, assess risk and develop mitigation plans
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services
  • Plan and deploy security systems
  • 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 and minimize the  impact of all threats to our networks, ranging from botnets to DDoS’s
  • Live and breathe all things security and be an advocate for customer trust and privacy protection

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of system, network, and/or application security experience
  • In depth understanding of Linux, virtualization, and networking concepts (TCP/IP, packet analysis,iptables, etc)
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability analysis experience
  • Strong communication skills to work with both other members of the security team and in collaborative efforts and projects involving other teams (product development, operations, networking, etc.)
  • Experience with automating tasks in bash and one other scripting language (Python, Perl, etc)
  • Working knowledge of git functionality and version control practices
  • Must be able to participate in 24/7 incident response

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Senior Python Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is looking for a Senior Python Engineer to help us build our public cloud!

Linode is looking for a Senior Python Software Engineer to help us build public facing APIs used by customers like Dark Sky, The Onion and developers like you around the world. These systems are used to manage hundreds of thousands of Linodes running in our global datacenter network.

If that sounds exciting, then Linode may be the place for you.

Our work environment fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles and open communication. Because our core technologies are Linux-based, familiarity with Linux is a big plus.

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!

TECHNOLOGIES

You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn others

  • Python 3, pip, virtualenv, setuptools
  • Flask, SQLAlchemy, Django, mock, pytest, pylint
  • Docker, Docker-Compose, Vagrant , VirtualBox, VMWare
  • bash, zsh, git, salt
  • Apache, Nginx, gunicorn, uWSGI, FastCGI
  • New Relic, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana
  • HTTP,  networking, system administration, linux fundamentals, web development, TDD

Must haves:

  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • Educated views on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Experience with automated testing
  • A Love for Linux

Nice-to-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Contributions to open source projects as well as your own projects
  • Systems Architecture and Design Skills
  • API Design experience
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Build and Deployment Automation Experience
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other IAAS or SAAS provider

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: we’ll be moving our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly in Q1 2018; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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 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.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 600,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. 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.

Talent Acquisition Manager

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is currently seeking a Talent Acquisition manager to own the end to end human capital function at Linode. In this role, you will be expected to act as an internal consultant with leadership to identify needs that already exist and proactively anticipate those that don’t, then turn to various channels (internally and externally) to source candidates to meet those needs. Additionally, you will be the point person for upward mobility and career growth for our current workforce. Your responsibilities will include sourcing, screening, closing, and retaining our people, giving them the best possible experience all along the way.

The key to Linode’s success is our people. Linode prides ourselves on our incredible team, and continuing to hire the right people is crucial. We foster an environment where employees can participate in meaningful work at an interesting and fun work environment filled with learning and growth opportunities. A passion for working with people and technology isn’t just desired; it’s imperative.

If that sounds exciting, then Linode may be the place for you.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design and implement overall human capital strategy
  • Review and provide feedback on job descriptions and specification to optimize their effectiveness
  • Manage multiple recruitment channels including advertising, recruitment campaigns, live events, and your own professional network
  • Source and recruit active, passive, and internal candidates
  • Engage top candidates, managing their experience from initial impression through on-boarding
  • Screen candidates resumes and applications both technically and culturally
  • Conduct initial interviews to screen candidates and determine high-level fit
  • Schedule all interviews, organize interviewee travel/accommodation, and act at a liaison between Linode and our candidates
  • Coordinate pre and post interview meetings with interview teams
  • Stay abreast of current trends and changes in the local tech scene

What we need from you

  • Strong listening, speaking, reading comprehension and writing skills
  • Strong business acumen and in-depth knowledge of the technology talent market, mainly local to Linode’s offices
  • Proven experience with sourcing methods including Boolean search, social media, networking, and other web channels.
  • Familiarity with shared ATS software
  • Exceptional organizational and interviewing skills, both traditional and behavioral
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high performing team with multiple concurrent projects
  • A love for working with people

Job Requirements

  • 2-4 years experience recruiting technical roles in the IT industry either in-house or agency-side
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or other related field (or equivalent work experience) preferred
  • Strong conceptual knowledge of open source technologies, and the software development process

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.

Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 600,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. 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.

Technical Product Manager

Philadelphia, PA

Linode is accelerating its growth and is solidifying a vision that will take efforts from multiple parties and disciplines to be fully realized.  In order to do this, we need to better establish a foundation for product management and implement a new way of thinking for customer engagement. We need a leader that can affect change, cut through road blocks, and act with urgency so that we can get to market with the best product – first time right.  

The Technical Product Manager will be the first full time resource within the product management function at Linode.  As such, the person taking this role should be comfortable with change, pivoting, and delivering meaningful results while roadmaps/tasks/priorities are in an uncertain state.

Primary Job Functions

  • Own the product roadmap and drive forward the strategy for a number of critical product offerings
    • Champion the products, build consensus, and accelerate the changes
    • Champion early adopter programs
  • Chunk Linode’s customers up into various personas which can then be interviewed, monitored, and measured
  • Align requirements with customer outcomes
  • Partner with the technical project management team to effectively see through product related initiatives
  • Stay up to date with change - peek around corners and always be thinking about what comes next

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 1-3 years of experience with Aha or other product management tools
  • 3-5 years of experience working in or leading projects
  • 3-5 years of experience with change acceleration
  • 3-5 years of experience of leading by influence
  • Baseline budget management experience
  • Baseline vendor management experience
  • Superior communication and inter-personal skills to work in a matrixed environment

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street! (https://www.linode.com/press/linode-buys-real-world-bank-for-phila-office)
  • 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.

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.

Technical Writer (Linux, Open Source Software)

Philadelphia, PA

We are currently looking for a talented technical writer to join our marketing team. The technical writer will write and edit Linux software documentation while also acting as a peer editor for other writers on the team, as well as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) writing on Linode’s behalf through our bounty program. The technical writer will also participate in sourcing new creative content from community experts.

Experience writing and editing Linux software documentation is required. This position requires the ability to learn new subjects quickly and write accurate and detailed documentation about them. A candidate should have experience and a working knowledge of Linux, web servers, databases, CMS platforms, and other related topics.

This is a full-time position based out of our brand new headquarters in Philadelphia, PA.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write new documentation and update current documentation in the Linode library.
  • Identify topic gaps in the library and propose guides to  fill those gaps.
  • Work with other writers and subject matter experts in a collaborative editing environment
  • Edit and review content created by others for technical accuracy and clarity.
  • Contribute to plans for creating new guides and edit existing documentation.
  • Assist the Marketing Department in creating other collateral pieces like brochures, case studies, and white papers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Linux..
  • Working understanding of git and Github.
  • Basic understanding of programming concepts.
  • Ability to read code in one or more programming languages, such as Python, Javascript, Java, Go.
  • Basic understanding of markdown.
  • 2+ years experience working as a technical writer.
  • Outstanding editing and proofreading skills.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Technical Writing, Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Ability to write scripts in the programming language of your choice.
  • Presence in the open source world. Contributions to open source projects as well as a portfolio of writing or code is a major plus.
  • Familiarity with Linode’s services and documentation.

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. We thrive on empowering employees to create the environment they work in; we work hard and have fun doing it. 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.