Full time Linux Administrator

The Culture

Our client is a company who prides themselves on having a team who all work well together. They will have you do 4 interviews, 2 of which are with the team and direct managers, in order to make sure they can get a good feel for how you communicate and how you work with others. Everyone in the company can approach anyone else in the company and chat, ask questions, and generally get on the same page about what’s going on.  If you like a highly collaborative company where you may talk to developers or the VPE in the span of 5 minutes, then this company could be a great fit.

The Job

You will be on the team helping to build and manage the internal and production level systems for our client’s infrastructure. Things like backups, server up time, server availability, optimization, internal and external networking issues will all be in your day to day tasks. This is a 24/7/365 company who doesn’t go down, because it costs lots of money to go down, so you will be integral to the team who makes sure that the company is running smoothly all the time.

The Compensation

This position pays in the range of 75-95k, depending on your experience. Also, there is a right-proper benefits package, often a bonus program based on company and team performance, as well as health insurance and 401k available.  Equity is granted on a merit basis.

The Necessary Skills

Deep familiarity with the LAMP stack
Shell scripting (Bash) and Python
Ability to apply understanding of networks, protocols, firewalls, routers, and network systems
Kickstart or PXE, Nagios or similar experience
Storage and Backup experience

The Nice-to haves

Virtualization experience
Internal systems experience with local networks, VOIP, etc
Database usage, management, and backups
On call experience
PHP experience is always a plus