Systems Administrator/Junior Developer
March 19, 2008 3:48 PM

Material Media, the company that runs,, and other sites, is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator who has an interest in programming. Your primary responsibilities will include looking after our servers, managing our network, and providing desktop support for our office staff. However, we do not expect these tasks to occupy all of your time. When you are not doing systems administration work, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative web applications.

This position is ideal for a skilled systems administrator who is interested in becoming a programmer.

To fill this role, you must be fluent in the following technologies :

Windows Server 2003 : Setup, Installation, Maintenance, Active Directory, IIS, Scheduled backups
SQL Server 2005 : Setup, Installation, Maintenance, Scheduled backups, Indexes, Scheduled jobs
Cisco routers and firewalls : VPN, NAT
Internet techologies : TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Office technologies : Windows XP, Mac OSX, MS Office for the Mac and PC, MS Outlook, MS Entourage
Programming : Mastery of at least one programming language.

Experience in the following technologies aren't required, but will give you an advantage over other applicants :

C#, ASP .NET, VB/VBScript, SQL/T-SQL, XML/XSL, Perforce (or other source control system), NBX IP phone systems

About our work environment :

We pride ourselves on having a laid-back, relaxed environment. Jeans and t-shirts are the norm. You will be surrounded by creative, freethinking individuals who have interesting jobs. Hours are normal, and you won't be expected to take your work home with you. Strategies and designs are discussed freely and are always open for debate.

Additionally, we have a pool table, a fully-stocked liquor cabinet, and pizza day once a month. And I guarantee that our work parties rival your friends' house parties.

Eligibility :

This job requires you to be on-site, and you must be a US citizen. No H1-B, offshore, outsource, or telecommuting.

No recruiters, please.

payscale: Depends on experience
job type: full-time
posted by Material Media to Systems/Networking

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