The Kim Komando Show is the nation's largest talk radio show about everything digital. It broadcasts every weekend on more than 400 radio stations in the U.S. and internationally on the American Forces radio Network. The show also streams live in HD video to paying subscribers and soon, to a national TV audience. Kim's weekly column appears nationally in USA Today, FoxNews and in more than 100 daily newspapers.
We have an online presence that delivers over 12 million email newsletters each week, which also provides e-commerce services to books we produce, consumer buying guides, audio podcasts and videos.
We are seeking an experienced System Administrator (L2) to join our team. This position includes but is not limited to: configuring and deploying Linux and Windows servers, managing virtual environments, desktop support, and monitoring day to day IT issues. The ideal candidate has at least 2 – 4 years of experience working on similar projects or has successfully completed a BS in Computer Science.
Duties and Responsibilities
IT issue triage. Review issues and service requests daily, prioritize based on need, and lead to issue resolution
Resolves problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implementing solutions; escalating unresolved problems
Support the enterprise and other department initiatives by identifying technology solutions to meet the business needs
Support the development team: environment migration, production deployment, and general troubleshooting
Managing backups for Postgres, MySQL, and SQL Servers
Access control and permissions to various systems and services
Monitoring load and provisioning resources to accommodate spikes in traffic
Monitoring logs and preventing APT’s and attempts to breach systems
Periodic on-call for system outages or failures
Desktop support for savvy users
Account and Active Directory management
Asset management – cataloging and maintaining
Routine maintenance, updates, and procurement
Required skills and experience
BS or related degree in Computer Science field
Intermediate to advance level of knowledge in installing, configuring, and supporting Microsoft server operating systems including Windows
Server 2012 and 2016. This would also include Linux OS experience
Minimum 2-4 years of experience in Linux operating systems and comfortable with open source technologies: Debian Jessie/Stretch and Ubuntu 16 LTS/17
Intermediate level of knowledge in virtual environment and configuration
Intermediate to advance level of knowledge in installing, configuring, and supporting desktop class operating systems including Windows 7/8/10 and Mac operating systems
Expert level of knowledge in installing, configuring and supporting desktop applications including Microsoft products, O365, hosted file storage, IE, Chrome, and common antivirus applications and desktop
Intermediate level knowledge of TCP/IP, sub netting, routing, switching, VLANs, firewall and VPN tunnels
Active Directory Administration
Database administration and server: SQL and MySQL
Secure administration and access control
SSH key management and deployment
Log file security reviews
Building, testing, and deploying chef cookbook files. Knowledge in MDT tools is a plus
Beginning to intermediate level of knowledge for storage related technologies in including iSCSI storage systems
Knowledge in Powershell, bash scripting, and batch files
Knowledge and general application of best practices such as ITIL, SDLC, and Agile/SCRUM
Must be organized and be able to lead projects through planning, facilitating, gathering requirements, construction, and to completion
Ability to communicate effectively with team and management
Microsoft certifications associated with degrees of knowledge is a plus, but not required
We offer very competitive salary that is based on experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including: major medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match and AFLAC group services. Paid time off includes: sick, corporate holidays and personal vacation.
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Equal Opportunity Employment
We take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees. Developing the right mix of skills, ideas and individuals requires an unwavering commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Accordingly, we recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to an employee's race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran status or disability.
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