Komando StaffKomando Staff, Komando.com
February 16th, 2018
About WestStar and your Responsibilities
Do you have a passion for maintaining and improving on-premises cloud infrastructures that service a national footprint? Are you ready to challenge your skills to the next level? This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of a national radio, television and podcast network.
We are seeking an experienced Chef, Linux, and Xen deployment and configuration guru to join our team. This position involves creating Chef cookbooks, upgrading Debian and Windows servers, deploying new virtual machines, and monitoring for problems. The ideal candidate has at least 1 – 2 years of experience working on similar projects or has successfully completed a BS in Computer Science.
As our Systems and Database Administrator, you will be a core team member involved in the creation, development, deployment, and maintenance of our websites and web applications by using the latest technologies. This is a dynamic environment working with some of the most talented coworkers. We are the home of The Kim Komando Show, the nation's largest talk-radio show about everything digital. It broadcasts every weekend on more than 450 radio stations in the U.S. and internationally on the American Forces Radio Network. Kim's weekly column appears nationally in USA Today, FoxNews and in more than 100 daily newspapers. We send more than 12 million newsletters each week. We also produce books, consumer buying guides, podcasts and videos. We offer a fun, friendly environment with full benefits and a competitive salary.
Deploying new systems with Chef
Keeping systems up to date
Maintaining backups for Postgres, MySQL, and SQL Servers
Granting and revoking access to systems and services
Monitoring load and provisioning resources to accommodate spikes in traffic
Monitoring logs and preventing APT’s and attempts to breach systems
Light weekend work to be on-call for system outages or failures
Required skills and experience
Linux operating systems: Debian Jessie/Stretch and Ubuntu 16 LTS/17
Windows operating systems: Server 2012, 2016
Windows Domain Administration
SQL Server Administration
MySQL Server Administration
Postgres SQL Server 9.2+ administration
Secure administration and access control
SSH key management and deployment
Log file security reviews
Deploying and configuring Linux services using chef
Building, testing, and deploying chef cookbook files
iSCSI target and initiator configuration with Tegile array
Broadcast and television experience is a plus.
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.