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Senior System Administrator

Golden Hippo is seeking our very first Senior System Administrator. 

NOTE: THIS IS AN IN-HOUSE, FULL TIME POSITION. REMOTE PERSONS AND THIRD PARTY CONTRACTORS NEED NOT APPLY.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design & operate deployment solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure.
  • Configure and maintain Firewall (WAF). (CloudFlare a plus)
  • Create, Manage and Configure EC2 instances & AMIs.
  • Performance & Load testing experience (a plus).
  • Deployment systems - Experience working with Elastic Beanstalk.
  • DevOps duties: maintain & administer new and existing servers.
  • Experience with Shell scripting and automation.
  • Web Servers / Proxy servers configuration.
  • Proficiency in managing Load balancers & auto scaling on the cloud.
  • Managing Databases, data backups, DB monitoring and data rotation.
  • Working with RDBMS & NonSQL systems.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5 years IT/Engineering experience. 
  • AWS platform experience.
  • Experience managing high-availability, high-volume servers
  • Experience testing and fine tuning server configurations to meet traffic demands
  • Apache and/or NGINX experience - a plus.
  • Server configuration, installation, and maintenance experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology Sciences or equivalent experience.
  • AWS experience and certification a plus.

THE PERKS

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision), matching 401k
  • Opportunity for monthly team bonuses
  • Full gourmet kitchen
  • In-office Crossfit gym with free classes
  • Yoga and meditation breaks
  • Casual, “no dress code” atmosphere and an open office space
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases

 

Golden Hippo Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

 

 

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