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Torbit is hiring

by Josh Fraser on August 18, 2011

You’re a great developer and you care about performance. You’ve been playing with computers since you were 10 years old. You want to work at a startup with a big vision and have the opportunity to build something that matters. You want to work with other smart people and you thrive on solving tough technical challenges. If you fit that description, let’s talk! We’re growing like crazy and are looking for people to fill the following positions:

Systems administrator
Our ideal candidate would have experience building and scaling large distributed infrastructure across multiple data centers. Your job would include architecting new infrastructure, helping us set up global data centers and performing ongoing maintenance. You would be expected to build redundancy, active failover and monitoring into our system and find ways for us to improve performance at the server-level. We would like to see experience with Chef along with a working knowledge of Anycast, NGINX, MySQL and Node. Experience with SPDY, tweaking TCP slow-start and other performance optimizations a plus.

Frontend PHP developer
We need a front-end developer who will be responsible for the public-facing parts of our application. Responsibilities would include our marketing site, account system, billing system, DNS control panel, reporting dashboards and lots more. We would expect you to be good with JavaScript, HTML and CSS. A performance background and good design sense a plus.

Performance engineer
For this position, we want someone who has a strong background in front-end performance. This job will be to help us research and implement new techniques for speeding up websites. Strong PHP and JavaScript skills required. Experience working with large scalable systems a plus.

VP of Sales
Your role as VP of Sales for Torbit will be to provide leadership and coordination of company sales as well as some limited marketing functions. Your job will be to develop and implement sales and marketing strategies and build out our sales team. You will be responsible for some direct sales yourself especially as we’re getting started.

If you love what we’re doing at Torbit, let’s talk. It’s okay if you don’t fit any of the exact job descriptions. We’re always open to talking to great people.

We’re located in Sunnyvale, CA and are backed by some great investors. We work hard but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer equity to every employee along with lots of free food & drinks. More than anything, we’re looking for people who believe in what we’re doing and want to help us build something great.

If you’re interested, contact us at