Systems Administrator

Job Description

Hypermedia Systems , Inc. is a premier developer of Internet solutions. We specialize in Video Chat, Rich Media and eCommerce systems utilizing cutting-edge technology and advanced development techniques. Our primary business targets are the Japanese and other Asian markets. Hypermedia Systems , Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. We offer an exciting fast-paced environment with many challenging projects. We are large enough to provide a stable work environment, yet small enough topresent many opportunities for growth and advancement. We currently have approximately 100 full-time employees on staff.

Successful applicants will have one to three years of real-world system administration experience. Responsibilities will include the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Linux/Sun servers and related equipment, as well as creation and upkeep of specifications and documentation. You will evaluate hardware and software for projects, and contribute to architectural designs; work closely with clients and developers to rapidly bring new products to market; and ensure that existing products are able to meet the demands of end users. Experience with on-call duties, issue escalation and resolution is a must. Individual must be self-motivated and possess independent problem solving abilities. You must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to efficiently work within a team as well as individually.

Minimum Requirements
  1. Professional Linux administration experience. Redhat 7.x or ES/AS a plus.
  2. Experience installing and tuning operating systems .
  3. Experience with installing and configuring software packages in UNIX/Linux environment.
  4. Experience maintaining system and data security and integrity.
  5. Web serving experience, including Apache and/or Zeus, authentication, performance tuning, SSL, and load balancing (Foundry, F5, etc.)
  6. General understanding of hardware (Intel, Sun), including memory type, multi-processor machines, network interface cards, RAID and/or FiberChannel.
  7. General understanding of IP networking, including address allocation, sub netting and basic routing.
Desirable Skills
  1. Sun/Solaris experience.
  2. Enterprise backup experience (Veritas NetBackup, Tivoli, etc.)
  3. Some scripting skills (Perl, bash, csh, etc.)
  4. Open source mail systems , (qmail, sendmail, postfix, etc).
  5. PostgreSQL, MySQL or Oracle.
  6. Experience with SAN/NAS technology, NFS, GFS, or similar solutions.
  7. Some knowledge of network hardware, including routers, switches, firewalls, and network appliances (Cisco routers, Cisco or Foundry switches, and PIX firewalls.