LEMP Tweaker

Need

Sysadmin / DevOps. Setting up, configuring, tweaking, analyzing, and optimizing web servers. We run the LEMP stack - Ubuntu LTS, nginx, MySQL, and PHP (fpm) - with various levels of caching technologies (APC, Memcache, etc).

Benefits

  • Geographically independent
  • Mostly flexible hours
  • Intellectually stimulating team
  • Learn something new every day
  • Help organizations that are making difference
  • Build a HIGH demand skill set
  • Contract to hire (full-time) position

You

  • Are an individual/human - agency responses will be ignored
  • Right attitude first, we'll train for necessary skills
  • Have sense of humor
  • Are respectful, responsive, communicative
  • In it for the long run
  • Speak proficient English
  • Self-motivated problem solver
  • Waiting for someone to tell you what to do = no work for you
  • Google is your best friend
  • Able to deliver value, identify problems and weak areas that need your help
  • Willing to learn, research, document, then provide and implement answers
  • Have built and optimized LAMP/LEMP servers
  • Have knowledge (and/or STRONG willingness to learn) of nginx, Drupal, CiviCRM
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Enjoy collaborating, growing, and pushing the boundaries of development; you know there is always a better way to develop
  • 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.

Us

  • 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.

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The Fun

Significant part of our service offering is 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. More work = we need you

Selection Process

  • Apply!
  • Demonstrate prior results that make you the right candidate.
  • Describe your approach to optimizing a web server.
  • Why are you the best fit for our team?
  • What makes you a self-sufficient learner? 
  • What days/hours are you normally available?
  • How many hours per week/month are you available?