Linux Sys Admin & IT Administrator

Brandify - Anaheim, CA4.5

Full-timeEstimated: $52,000 - $67,000 a year

Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that helps brands connect to their customers. Brandify does this by capturing data as well as providing strategy and customized solutions to help brands maximize their online presence and drive customers to their locations.

We are seeking a talented Sys Admin & IT Administrator to take a leading role in providing systems administration and maintenance services for our hosted servers and applications, along with first-tier technical support to our global workforce. The perfect candidate is obsessed with system uptime, but also enjoys helping people, is self-motivated and works well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities (Sys Admin - Primary)

  • Hosted systems setup, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Maintaining 99.99% network uptime and system responsiveness
  • Ensuring total user and systems security and protection from external threats
  • Provide technical expertise and guide the administration of security tools that control and monitor information security, including updating access controls
  • Respond in a timely manner to any and all systems issues
  • Protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of all information systems
  • Deploy software patches and updates during maintenance windows
  • Monitor usage and costs, and suggest new technologies to optimize network
  • Monitor ticketing system and answers inquiries concerning systems operation, diagnosis of system hardware, software, and end user problems
  • Off hours pager support and rapid response team member
  • All other duties as required to maintain and improve system reliability

Responsibilities (IT Support - Secondary)

  • Provide support for the development team and internal clients
  • 1st-tier tech support to local and remote users - diagnose and resolve issues related to connectivity, OS, permissions, hardware, software, virus remediation, polycom phones
  • Install, maintains, modifies, repairs computer hardware and software. Additional network equipment and phone system support may be needed with the assistance of senior IT Staff
  • Assist with keeping systems up to date with software, firmware, and security patches
  • Install or assist service personnel in installation of hardware and components
  • Move/Add/Change requests for staff, network, and the phone system

Qualifications & Skills

  • 3-4 years of Linux administrator with experience in CentOS/OpenSUSE
  • Multi-vendor file systems such as XFS and OCFS
  • Infrastructure support services such as Postfix, Nagios, Puppet, and OpenVPN
  • Experience with Apache and Perl is a plus
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience supporting modern Windows desktops Windows 7/8/10, Virtual Servers (KVM), Windows Server Windows 2018 R2/2012 R2 or later is a big plus
  • Must have a working knowledge of networking principles like DNS, DHCP, LAN, WAN, VPN
  • Must have a working knowledge of NodeJS/Docker/Kubernetes
  • Ability to self-start and manage multiple tasks and completing priorities efficiently
  • Passionate, gregarious and you appreciate the value of providing a great customer-service experience

Confidential Information

This position has access to confidential information such as backend technology and client non-disclosure documents.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-time

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Employee discounts
  • Others
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits or accounts