Administrative Support Specialist
Work Arrangement: Work from home / Hybird
We are techie geeks at heart. Some would call us very square, though with some quirks. Square and uneven. We are a small, well-managed team of Drupal and CiviCRM experts that specialize in building online presence for non-profits, membership organizations, professional associations, and educational institutions. Significant part of our service offering is initial development as well as long-term maintenance and support of client sites. Along with implementation, configuration, and customization services, we also provide hosting, maintenance, business analysis and technology architecture to the organizations we serve.
Our service offering includes developing, hosting, managing, and maintaining our clients’ web sites. We’ve become quite well-known in the community for our ability to configure, tweak, and support web server configurations that range from frequently visited sites to multi-site installations. We are respected as a leader in the industry, and we are experiencing fast paced growth.
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Maintaining the LEMP stack – Ubuntu LTS, nginx, MySQL, and PHP (fpm) – with various levels of caching technologies (APC, Memcache, etc).
Setting up, configuring, tweaking, analyzing, and optimizing web servers.
Optimizing and securing mail servers – Postfix, dovecot – DKIM, SPF, DMARC.
Automating tasks with configuration management – Ansible.
Setting up continuous integration and deployment for various jobs.
Containerizing certain workloads – Docker.
Securing network and firewall – iptables, fail2ban.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering, or 4+ year relevant work experience Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Right attitude first, skill development is always ongoing
Are respectful, responsive, communicative
Team player, in it for the long run
Self-motivated problem solver
Willing to learn, research, document, then provide and implement answers
Able to deliver value, identify problems and weak areas that need your help
Have excellent attention to detail
Have sense of humor
Have built and optimized LAMP/LEMP servers
Have knowledge (and/or STRONG willingness to learn) of nginx, Drupal, CiviCRM
Enjoy collaborating, growing, and pushing the boundaries of development; you know there is always a better way
Are a highly motivated self-starter, eager to adopt new technologies and apply creative thinking to technology-related challenges
Always well-organized team-player who thrives when juggling multiple projects and aggressive deadlines
Able to follow directions, but independently move forward on a project when required
Strong critical thinking and organizational skills
Excellent grasp of all Microsoft 365 applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Aptitude in data management, analytics, and reporting preparation
Ability to function in an autonomous environment—independent worker, self-directed