The Huffington Post Media Group: Linux System Administration Guru

Posted by | July 21, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: New York, NY

URL: www.huffingtonpost.com

Linux System Administration Guru for The Huffington Post Media Goup
We are a leading internet media organization, based in downtown Manhattan with incredible growth and plans for continued disruption and growth for a long time to come.
We are seeking a talented system administrator to work on our team managing our web hosting infrastructure. You will be tasked with managing our entire hosting infrastructure across development and production environments. Ideal candidates will have a can-do attitude, passion for technology, and a penchant for security and expert-level system administration skills. You will be working with a small, dynamic and smart team.
Required Skills
Enterprise level Linux expert w/ experience in load-balanced web servers. We use CentOS here.
Web services, caching and load balancing expertise.  Apache, nginx, varnish, Akamai, Redis.
Amazon EC2, S3 and most especially RightScale experience is a plus.
Git/Subversion Admin. We use both, and we’ll need to have you support both.
Network & System Security. Enterprise level network/system security experience is a definite plus.
Automation Experience. We believe in automating tasks to make our work easier, and we’ll want you to play a key role in helping us do that.
Bonus: Web development experience. You don’t necessarily need to be able to hack HTML, PHP & Javascript to do this job, but if you do, so much the better.
Written and verbal communication skills are very important in this environment.
Experience
This is a mid-level position; we’re looking for somebody who has at least 4+ years of Linux system administration experience with high volume web sites.  We are technologists and generalists here, and we look for more of the same, so a compsci education background is a definite plus, too.
Other Details
We offer a competitive salary and a full list of benefits, including health, 401K, vision and dental coverage. You will work in a fun and creative environment with a talented group of individuals that have a passion for what they are doing.

To apply: sysadminjob@huffingtonpost.com

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