Looking for a sysadmin to add to our core team and provide technical support to LiteSpeed users. (Linux/Unix, Apache, cPanel experience required. Web hosting experience preferred.)
LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is the fourth most popular web server on the Internet and the world's #1 commercial web server. We are looking for a flexible, motivated sysadmin with experience and interest in web hosting and web servers (like Apache) -- someone who enjoys new situations and solving customer problems. The ideal candidate would have experience with customer-facing web hosting troubleshooting, years of Linux experience, and the ability to write documentation.
The systems administrator position is full-time, W2, with health benefits. It will be on-site at our office in northern New Jersey. You may start remotely, on a contract-to-hire basis, but we will require you to relocate to NJ once both sides are confident in our ability to work together (about 1-2 months).
More information about LiteSpeed Technologies can be found on our website --*litespeedtech.com
Salary: Competitive based on experience, with bonuses. Relocation packages are available for out of state hires. LiteSpeed Technologies provides full health benefits.
Serve as level 2 support technician, diagnosing and solving various issues on production servers via ssh and/or kvm console.
Build/lead offsite support team.
Test new features, check bug reports.
Manage and improve internal infrastructure (production servers, internal test servers, backups, VPN).
Write support documents and tutorials on*LiteSpeed*products.
Maintain websites and web applications for and connected to*LiteSpeed*products.
Minimum 3 years experience in web hosting industry or 3+ years experience as a Linux system admin.
BS in computer science or related field a plus.
Comfortable and efficient working/troubleshooting on live production servers.
Thorough understanding of Networking, TCP/IP, HTTP.
Very familiar with Apache and major hosting control panels (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, InterWorx...). Knowledge of*LiteSpeed Web Server would be a great advantage.
Excellent communication (written & verbal) skills.
Legally permitted to work in the USA.
Strong, efficient troubleshooting skills, especially with novel problems and environments
Full and deep understanding of both Linux and Unix
Apache configurations (mod_rewrite, mod_security…) and trouble shooting
MySQL administration and performance trouble shooting
IPTABLES firewall administration
HA Cluster setup and administration
Working with open source tools/projects
Can use source control software: git, svn, cvs
PHP, Perl, shell scripting
OpenVZ, VMware, Citrix XenServer, XenSource, or other virtualization platforms
Understanding of DNS, TCP/IP (including IPV6)
Excellent communication skills
LiteSpeed Web Server knowledge
Experience with cPanel, Plesk, Webmin, Plesk, DirectAdmin, and other control panels
Team building skills
Document and tutorial writing
Experience with Kernel hardening, IPFW, and other security tools
Anyone can apply as long as they meet the requirements. One of the requirements, though, is that applicants be "Legally permitted to work in the USA".
If you have a visa to work in the US (or American citizenship), please feel free to apply. If not, we are not responding to applicants who do not indicate that they are permitted to work in the US. If you live outside the US and do not have a visa to work in the US, we will not sponsor visas. Please do not apply.
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