Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

  • Anywhere

We’re looking for an experienced network engineer to join us. This position can be part time, or potentially even project-based.

VLoss is a startup developing a global reverse proxy caching network based on Nginx and Varnish for WordPress users.

Desired Skills, Experience and Requirements:

  • 1 – 2  years of project experience in network administration
  • Good command of PHP and/or Javascript, C++
  • Understanding of MySQL, Apache, and Linux
  • Capable of writing custom rules for Nginx, Varnish and load balancing nodes on Gcloud, Rackspace and AWS platform
  • Understanding and experience with WordPress Codex
  • Experience with Cloudflare API, and/or reverse proxy caching is highly desirable
  • Ability to set realistic deadlines and deliver products on time
  • Demonstrates open, honest communication and a positive attitude

Strategy & Planning:

  • In partnership with the company’s founders, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services as a web-based business, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including mobile/web application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company’s services.

Implementation & Deployment:

  • Establish architecture for platform re-build in such a way that stability, loading-speed and scalability are secure during scaling and adding of new markets.
  • Collaborate with product team to continuously improve the application.

Benefits & Additional Information

Depending on experience

Let us know what you’re looking for. Make sure you respond with the details of your experience.

Essential Functions:

  1. Designing a reverse proxy caching network for our company, and as a product for our customers
  2. Integrates third-party APIs
  3. Interacts with team members and internal clients to assess present and future needs of new projects.

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