Systems administrator (Montpellier)



Freewheel (formerly, part of the Comcast family, is a multiscreen video ad tech company whose mission is to help premium publishers embrace programmatic video, in a controlled and totally transparent manner. Freewheel’s publisher-controlled platform allows publishers to build, run and operate their own video private exchange across web, mobile, and IPTV. The main benefit for publishers is simple: ability to monetize their video content directly with their clients - removing intermediaries - in order to better control their margin.


Founded in 2009, Freewheel’s reach is global - more than 7,000 websites in 150 countries worldwide - with regional teams in the US, Europe and more locations coming soon.


We offer a dynamic, flexible environment with competitive salary and benefits package. The challenges we sole are serious, but we’re not. We have fun every day because we love what we do. We are on a mission to shape the future of television and this is your chance to be part of it. Want to join the team that’s already thinking about what TV is going to look like five years from now? Apply here!


Life is short. Work someplace great!



This is a great opportunity to join a team that works in a highly technical environment within a booming industry.


Reporting to the Systems Operations Manager, as part of your duties and responsibilities, you will:

  • Deploy new software components, new servers to face the growth,
  • Optimize and monitor servers in preproduction and production, of which you ensure availability, backups, updates and security. 
  • Participate in the technological watch, creation and evolution of processes to automate and industrialize deployments in preproduction and production, application of patches, server installations, etc ...
  • Participate in continuous update of documentation (Git, Wiki)
  • Interact with the people responsible for developing the components of the platform. 

Technologies used:

Monitoring: Nagios

Metrology: Grafana, Smokeping

Databases: MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, InfluxDB

Web / Application servers: Nginx, Apache, Tomcat

Streaming: Scribe, Kafka

Configuration management: Puppet, Ansible

Log: ELK, Splunk
Firewalling: IPtables


The right candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Degree in IT or other relevant subject
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of the following technologies:
  • Linux
  • MySQL
  • Nginx
  • Apache
  • (Shell) Scripting
  • Puppet
  • MongoDB
  • Cassandra
  • Docker
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to do on-call time


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