Linux/Unix Systems Administrator

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LiteSpeed Technologies
150 Allen Road
Basking Ridge, NJ
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

LiteSpeed Technologies is dedicated to enabling a faster Internet and lowering infrastructure costs. The Internet is growing faster than ever, and many large web sites and hosting providers still try to alleviate load problems by simply purchasing additional hardware. This tactic is wasteful and ill-equipped to meet todays traffic needs. LiteSpeed Technologies has developed LiteSpeed Web Server as an Apache drop-in replacement to get more performance out of existing infrastructure . More and more users recognize the benefits that this efficiency and ease-of-administration bring and the LiteSpeed community has expanded greatly over the years.

Now LiteSpeed Technologies is searching for an ambitious individual to join our core team, helping with tech support and possibly development. As a small company, we are looking for a flexible, motivated worker. We need someone with strong problem solving skills who would be able to help customers troubleshoot issues they're having with LiteSpeed Web Server, write documentation, and investigate bug reports. The ideal candidate would be a quick learner with experience in web hosting and Apache and be able to troubleshoot new problems in novel environments. Knowledge of and interest in programming and software development would be a plus so that you could help with add-ons and testing in your free time.

Position can be full or part time. Interns who excel will be offered long-term employment.

Responsibilities

Serve as level 2 support technician, diagnosing and solving various issues on production servers via ssh and/or kvm console.
Test new features, check bug reports.
Manage and improve internal infrastructure (production servers, internal test servers, backups, VPN).
Write support documents and tutorials on LiteSpeed products.
Maintain websites and web applications for and connected to LiteSpeed products.

Requirements

Comfortable and efficient working/troubleshooting on live production servers.
Understanding of Networking, TCP/IP, HTTP.
Familiar with Apache and major hosting control panels (cPanel, Plesk, etc.). Knowledge of LiteSpeed Web Server would be a great advantage.
Understanding of both Linux and Unix.
Excellent communication (written & verbal) skills.
Study in computer science or related field a plus.
Legally permitted to work in the USA.

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