Are you a talented Linux systems administrator? Come join our Austin team!

Calling all talented Linux system administrators!

Have you ever wanted to flex your sys admin muscle and take control of
the systems powering an entire company? If you answered YES! then we
have the perfect job for you…

Here’s why:

Interspire is a leader in the ecommerce,
knowledge management and email marketing spaces, with over 40,000
clients and growing. We develop software that businesses and
organizations of all sizes rely on every day, including NASA, Virgin,
Yale, Kraft, MediaTemple, SoftLayer and more.

Here at Interspire you’ll enjoy:

  • The opportunity to build, install and support a variety of servers – where your daily tasks will vary each day
  • A great salary package commensurate with your skills and experience
  • Extend your knowledge of open-source frameworks and technologies
  • The opportunity to work in a great company alongside other Linux System Administrators and Web/IT professionals
  • A relaxed and supportive work culture
  • Ongoing professional development and potential career
    advancement as well as the chance to work in a dynamic evolving company
    that is well respected within the industry.

Other perks you’ll love:

  • All day access to a kitchen stocked full of free food and soda
  • Work with like-minded people and managers with technical backgrounds
  • Regular outings to celebrate company milestones and holidays
  • The knowledge you’re working to build something big
  • Excellent career path for the right candidate

To be a perfect fit for this role you will need the following skills/attributes:

  • Linux (Debian) experience
  • MySQL database administration experience
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Apache
  • LDAP experience
  • Postfix configuration and maintenance
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of DNS, routing and connectivity issues
  • Version control (svn, git)
  • Experience with iptables firewalls
  • Understanding of caching, load balancing, and high availability
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of server security issues and web protocols
  • Shell scripting
  • A security-first attitude
  • Demonstrate skills for proactively identifying and resolving potential problems
  • A “can do” attitude and professional work practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability and experience to work well independently as well as part of a project team
  • You can take control of a technical situation and resolve it quickly and professionally

The following skills/attributes are also highly desirable but not required:

  • VMWare Vsphere and/or Citrix XenServer
  • VPNS (pptp and openvpn)
  • NFS
  • MemCache / Redis or other key value stores
  • Samba
  • Various other mail servers
  • Google Apps
  • Plesk
  • SNMP / Nagios / Cacti
  • RSync
  • Puppet
  • Java / Tomcat
  • Alternative webservers (lighttpd, nginx)
  • Bind and PowerDNS
  • Windows server 2008 (active directory)

If you think you’re right for this role, please send your resume and application letter to careers [AT] interspire [DOT] com. This is a full time role based in our Austin, Texas office.

The Interspire plaque in our Austin, Texas office

Just a few of the many talented team members in our Austin office

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