Linux Systems Administrator for Erotic Web
Guide needs a strong Senior-Level Linux systems administrator to be a part of
our technical team. We are seeking the unique individual with a passion for
maintaining robust systems to support our dynamic, feature-rich web sites and
web applications. This is a key engineering position in an established,
profitable, privately held web company.
You will have the opportunity to utilize a broad range of hardware and
software knowledge in your maintenance and enhancement of our internal and external servers. The ultimate
responsibility of this position is the care and maintenance of our high-traffic
Web servers and databases. This
position will also entail performing server and software upgrades and
maintenance, as well as some internal
customer service applications support. These tasks generally require
someone to work odd hours occasionally, participate in regularly scheduled
rotating pager duty and otherwise be available for consultation on a 24x7 basis
in case of emergencies.
BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF OUR BUSINESS A COVER
LETTER IS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION STATING THAT YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WITH THE
INDUSTRY. PLEASE READ OUR ENTIRE POSTING BEFORE RESPONDING.
The Eros Guide ( http://www.eros-guide.com
) is a fast growing, elegantly done, erotic online guide featuring photo
advertisements for adult entertainers, including escorts, BDSM, massage,
nightlife and more. We have web sites open in over 35 areas throughout the
US, Canada and Europe with many more planned over the next year.
can think of us as the Internet yellow pages for nightlife and adult services.
In fact, the yellow pages and local magazines and newspapers carry the same type
We are not a porn site. We are an advertising agency
with a particular focus of adult entertainment and we are proud of our market
position as the largest adult services guide in the world.
Our Oakland, California/Jack London Square office and our
Raleigh, North Carolina office are both beautiful and
our work atmosphere is flexible and fun. Enjoy our fun environment, great
benefits package and many growth opportunities.
- Install, configure, and maintain Linux
- Perform OS and hardware troubleshooting, as well
as other kinds of problem resolution including coordinating repairs with
- Monitor system stability and performance
- Installation and deployment of development,
testing, staging and production databases
- Creation and testing of backup plans and
disaster recovery scenarios
- Manage security of database servers and
sensitive corporate data
- Data maintenance, including creation of data
loading scripts and transferring live data between production, testing,
staging and development servers
• 5+ years Linux system administration, including
Red Hat and/or CentOS packages
• Experience with Apache configuration and management
• Experience interfacing front-end web pages to databases
dealing with tape and disk backup strategies, including recovery
• Experience supporting Postfix and Sendmail installations
• Experience with DNS and BIND management
• Excellent written and
verbal communication skills
USEFUL SKILLS BUT NOT REQUIRED:
Windows 2000 Server Administration
• Experience managing Nagios and Cacti, HP OpenView or
• Experience with virtualized servers and SANs
• Experience managing Microsoft SQL Server 2000, PostgreSQL and/or MySql
a BIG PLUS, including server setup, database backup and database
• Software development or script programming in Java, Perl or
Minimum 5 years professional working experience on the
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
work independently and proactively.
Ability to problem-solve and brainstorm
in a team-oriented environment to solve business needs.
Ability to evaluate
various software options and present the best solution to solve business needs.
Experience working with short-term deadlines with little supervision
Salary is competitive and includes a generous
benefits package and bonuses. Our benefits include vacation, sick, paid
holidays, paid birthday off, health and dental and vision, life insurance, short
and long term disability, cafeteria plans and a 401K program!
Please take the time to really explore both our web site
and ezine (http://www.eros-zine.com ).
Be sure you read our job posting in detail..
And then include a custom cover letter to:
1) let us know which position you
are applying for
2) let us know you are okay with our business
us in on your salary requirements
4) tell us what you have to offer
your resume along with your cover letter to jason.ko <at> bbhmedia.com