Systems Administrator

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Our small team at SolidDC is in search of a freelance Systems Administrator. Please see description below and let me know if you'd be interested in working with us. Thanks much! - Mariesa


The Systems Administrator will be responsible for various administration and support tasks on the WordPress and Ruby on Rails websites we host on our Linode server, as well on their supporting infrastructure.

The Systems Administrator will:

• Monitor for and respond to problems on our systems and hosted sites

• Respond to and/or assign client support tickets

• Assist the rest of the team with operations tasks

• Perform maintenance on our systems and hosted sites

• Implement improvements to our hosting systems

• Complete other systems administration tasks, as required


The Systems Administrator must have the following skills:

• Excellent written and spoken English

• Ability to discuss and describe technical problems in simple, lay terms

• Ability to approach problems methodically

• Scripting in other languages (PHP, Ruby, Perl, etc)

• Familiarity with popular open source software such as Apache, Varnish, MySQL and Nagios

• Familiarity with fundamental internet protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc)

• Familiarity with Unix / Linux and controlling all functions from the command line

Personal qualities

• Effective & professional communicator

• Optimistic problem-solver

• Gains genuine satisfaction from being useful and helping to solve problems that may come up

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