A big web hosting Company is seeking talented and motivated individuals looking to pursue a career in Windows system administration at one of the world's leading web hosting companies. The Company currently has openings on the day, night, and graveyard shifts in its Houston, Texas location. Relocation assistance will be happily provided to candidates who meet the requirements and are willing and able to perform the following job description.
Please keep in mind this is a Web server administration position. All hardware is remote and will not be on any Active Directory domain. Knowledge of standard Web applications is a must.
Monitor all Windows servers for performance issues and stability concerns.
Administer web users and hosting accounts.
Regular application installations, configurations, and day-to-day administration.
Troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they arise.
Work with Apache and IIS6 on a daily basis to support customers and ensure maximum uptime.
Staying familiar with new versions of applications used on servers.
Working with and troubleshooting all of the following, including, but not limited to: SMTP, SNMP, SNTP, POP, FTP, SSL, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, telnet, SFTP, DNS, RDP, TCP, ICMP, and UDP.
Use knowledge of each of the above listed technologies as related to the issue at hand.
Use and maintain zone file for name servers.
Work with basic applications and their ports: backup, MSSQL, MySQL.
Work with permissions in Microsoft Server 2003.
Setup and maintain Open Database Connectivity.
Work with and troubleshoot FrontPage Extensions.
Work with, troubleshoot, and diagnose ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, CGI, and Perl languages.
Document issues and associated resolutions to problems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
Two or more years of Microsoft Web Server administration.
Willing and able to cover other shifts if needed.
Dependable to be at work during assigned shifts and to complete work as expected.
Ability to work well with a team in a fast paced, constantly changed environment and follow instructions from supervisors and senior colleagues.
Experience with documenting procedures.
Experience with a web hosting control panel.
Experience with Plesk 7.5 or later is a plus, but not required.
Experience with cPanel is a plus, but not required.
Be willing to work with and learn Server 2008 and other technologies as they are released and implemented.
SOME BENEFITS THAT FOLLOWS THIS JOB
There are many benefits to working at The Company.
If job security and a career are what you are seeking, The Company may be your match.
With the rapid growth and expansion we have experienced, we are searching for qualified candidates to share our many benefits with.
The Company believes that by providing employees with an environment that they want to work in, the customer support they provide will be at their best. We have a relaxed work environment that encourages the exchange of new ideas and team work.
Each employee at This Company is valued for their unique set of skills, experiences and perspectives brought to work each day.
The Company is a company with employees who share a wealth of knowledge with fellow coworkers. It is those employees we have to thank for The Company being where it is now.
It would be a great opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing hosting companies along side some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals.
Up to 3 weeks paid vacation
Free lunch provided daily to all employees
Relaxed, but professional environment
No dress code
Medical/Dental/Vision packages available
Life insurance packages available
Relocation assistance for those who qualify
Company outings (ex. Paintball)
The Company fitness gym
Game Room with a air hockey, ping pong and pool table
Dual 23" monitor work stations for all employees