Senior Systems Administrator

Los Angeles, California

Job Code: 39
# of Openings: 1


AdMedia has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Administrator. As a member of our operations team, you will play a pivotal role in building our systems and network infrastructure and participate in key design decisions. The ideal candidate has touched all aspects of a large production environment and can scale along with the company. We're seeking someone who is self-motivated and passionate about designing and implementing secure, reliable, and scalable systems.

This is a full-time, ON-SITE, hands-on role and requires the ability to plan, multi-task and follow through on projects.


  • Building out the network to assure it's redundant with failovers in place across the complete network.
  • Configure systems and networks
  • Monitor site stability and performance
  • Scale infrastructure to meet demand
  • Troubleshoot site issues
  • Ensure system and network security
  • Develop custom tools as necessary
  • Document system design and procedures
  • Work closely with developers in supporting new features and services
  • Coordinate with IT team on corporate systems and network
    24/7 on call for emergency response, disaster recovery


  • Master's in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Computer Engineering is preferred
  • 5+ years of Linux or UNIX system administration experience
    Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP
  • Experience with web server configuration, monitoring, trending, network design, high availability, backups
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery
  • Strong scripting skills
  • Must be willing to take a series of tests if the candidacy is being under consideration (MySQL, LAMP, Apache Server, Redhat Linux, Unix Shell Script)


  • In-depth MySQL experience (high availability, scale-out replication)
  • Advanced knowledge of network design, management of Cisco network equipment

Why you will love working here:

  • Competitive salaries and Full benefits plan
  • 20 Paid company holidays and paid time off (PTO)
  • Company paid group-term Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Half-day Fridays
  • Company sponsored Gym membership

To Apply, please email the following to

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio with links to live examples

Salary Range $100K to $250k+ commissions and bonuses depending on experience.

Please not that we have a very in-depth hiring process that may include various tests which will be conducted in our corporate office. Please do not apply if you are not willing to do the above.

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