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Welcome to the SparkFun Systems Administrator employment application.

 * SparkFun Systems Administrator
 * SparkFun Electronics is hiring a sysadmin!  Check out our website,
 *, to get an idea of who we are / what we do.  More below...
 * About the company:
 * - We're a small/medium company that's very young (only 7.7 years old) and
 *   growing very fast.
 * - Despite our growth we remain relaxed and fun.
 * - We throw lots of parties, have dogs on staff, and our break room has a
 *   tweeting keggerator.
 * - This place is like an invention shop.  Curious new toys are being built
 *   all the time.
 * - We like to host unique events like our annual Autonomous Vehicle
 *   Competition or this fall's Antimov: a competition for robots with
 *   extravagant self-destruct mechanisms.
 * About the position:
 * - You'll gradually assume major responsibilities for our internal network,
 *   email, backups, and production server environment under the guidance of
 *   the Senior IT Operations Administrator.
 * - You'll be challenged to come up with creative solutions to difficult
 *   problems (as well as propose new hardware options) as our infrastructure
 *   continues to scale.
 * - You'll work along side an established Windows system administrator (who
 *   takes care of end user workstations) and the developer core to keep
 *   everything running stable.
 * - Work environment is definitely not soul-crushing, unlike many corporate
 *   shops that pay the big bucks.
 * - Benefits:
 *   + HSA/FSA health plan
 *   + 401k matching up to 4%
 *   + Eco pass
 *   + 2 weeks paid vacation to start, 3 weeks after 1 full year of employment
 *   + Yearly continuing education/professional development fund
 * Skills you have that will make me want to hire you:
 * - Very proficient in a Linux environment (5+ years experience)
 *   + Long-term experience with the Debian ecosystem a major plus
 *   + Knowledge of other Unix-like environments a plus
 * - Experience with Cisco networking/routing
 * - Proficient at virtualization
 * - Experience administering email systems (LDAP, Postfix, Dovecot)
 * - Experience administering the LAMP stack at volume
 * - Experience implementing/managing office backup solutions
 * - Experience implementing/managing Asterisk-based telephone systems (not
 *   required but a plus)


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