Systems Administrator

Work for a dynamic and challenging company that has received many accolades, both by clients and employees!  Avatar New York is a downtown-based, award-winning Web Development firm, known for its team building environment and green practices.  In the heart of Tribeca, one of New York City’s most exciting scenes, the boom and pulse of the neighborhood keep everyone’s creative juices flowing!

At Avatar New York, our employees are like our clients.  We know that the most hard-working, dedicated employees are the ones that are satisfied with their work environment.  Avatar New York prides itself on its fun, casual atmosphere and generous salary compensation.

Position: Systems Administrator

We are looking to hire a fulltime Systems Administrator.  You will be You will be playing a key in building and maintaining our production and internal infrastructures.


  • Systems / Networking Architecture
  • Maintaining production servers (CentOS, Fedora)
  • Maintaining internal systems (Linux/LDAP/Watchguard/DNS/Apache/MySQL/PHP)
  • Maintaining / Setup / troubleshooting / updating users desktops (Windows / Mac)
  • Writing / Maintaining puppet configurations for live/internal servers
  • Writing scripts for internal reporting

Language Requirements:

  • Puppet
  • Bash
  • PHP

Systems Requirements:

  • Linux: CentOS, Fedora
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Apache / SSL
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • OpenLDAP
  • Puppet
  • SSH / FTP
  • Firewalls (Cisco/WG/iptables)
  • Networking TCP/IP

Other Requirements:

  • Must have at least 3 years experience working with Linux (preferably Redhat/Fedora/CentOS)
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience as a systems administrator

Desired Qualifications:

  • Developer Experience a huge plus
  • Experience with other languages such as Java, Perl, Python
  • Experience with cloud offerings such as Amazon EC2 and Rackspace CloudServers
  • Experience with RESTful Webservices.
  • Experience with load balancing


  • Bachelors Degree and/or Certification

This is for a full-time, on-site position.  We have very competitive benefits and compensation.  PLEASE PROVIDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS ALONG WITH RESUME.

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