Reporting directly to the CTO and managing of the Systems department. This is a leadership role responsible for the overall technical management, operations, ongoing maintenance and support of our large-scale production websites and networks.
o Daily technical supervision of Systems Administration staff.
o Provide mentoring and technical assistance to Systems Administration staff on a
day-to-day basis, as required.
o Lead as role model – behavior consistent with verbal directives.
o Provide feedback for performance reviews for Technical and Development staff
and the various websites.
o Facilitate problem solving and collaboration, ensure discussions and make
decisions that lead toward closure, intervene when necessary to aid the team in
o Be part of on-call rotation (12pm – 8pm EST, 1-week duration every 4 weeks).
o Other duties as assigned.
o Minimum of 5 years of management/leadership experience in a technologyoriented organization required.
o Hands-on experience working with Linux in a Systems Administrative role.
o Hands-on experience working with Advanced Network Administrative role
including routing, switching and security.
o Exceptional problem determination and creative problem solving skills
o Strong written and verbal skills.
o Strong understanding of software development lifecycle.
o Strong documentation and organizational practices.
o Extensive experience with many of these:
o OSX / Linux (Both hardware and Operating Systems)
o MySQL, maintenance and troubleshooting
o LAN/WAN/VPN setup and troubleshooting
o Linux-based and other firewall technology
o Cloud technologies (OpenStack, oVirt, RHEV or similar)
o Baremetal hardware, SAN, Switching and Load-balancing
o Backup technologies
o Systems security
o Automation systems (Ansible, Puppet or equivalent)
o Expertise with multiple Web technologies including but not limited to:
HTTP, SSL, DNS and SMTP protocols.