WebMediaBrands Careers

WebMediaBrands Career Opportunities - IT

Job Title:  System Administrator
Location:  Manhattan or CT

   WebMediaBrands is seeking a System Administrator to join the IT team in the building and support of existing web sites. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter looking to bring innovative solutions to operational support needs and work with other IT areas to initiate web site solutions for business objectives. This position is part of a rebuilding plan to grow IT staff needs and is an opportunity to be part of a growth period for the company.

The candidate needs to have experience in supporting multiple web sites and infrastructure needs and a strong desire to establishing proactive operational support tools for a diverse set of systems and the desire to be part of the growing need for new social media IT solutions.

  • Managing and supporting Linux and Windows web servers, DB servers
  • Maintaining and updating systems and tools to improve security, stability, and manageability.
  • Be involved in every facet of the company's webserving platforms, from design issues to troubleshooting, from performance analysis to capacity planning, from DNS to networking
  • Wear many hats: first responder, performance analyst, service architect, system administrator, capacity planner, tools developer, monitoring expert

  • 3-5 years experience administering Linux systems, preferably in a high-availability, high-traffic Web production environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience
  • Solid scripting skills in Shell, PHP, Perl
  • In-depth experience with MySQL, Apache, PHP, Perl
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco routers and switches
  • Familiarity with Intel-based server hardware
  • Familiarity with network and system security tools
  • Experience with server virtualization solutions is a plus
  • Good communications skills. Able to write reports, business correspondence and procedures.
  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and tasks

  We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience, along with a very generous benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/personal/company holidays, 401K, fitness reimbursement, FSA, commuter discounts, and a casual and fun work environment!

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to [email protected].