iHomefinder, a growing and profitable provider of Internet software and data to the real estate industry, is seeking a talented professional for a Junior Systems Administrator role.

We maintain a friendly, collaborative team environment that encourages personal and professional growth. We're in the online real estate software space, serving more than 12,000 clients and over 1M page views per day. Our products are innovative, reliable, and recognized as industry-leading. We offer competitive compensation, health care, paid vacation, a 401(k) plan, and many other great benefits. Our office is close to downtown Berkeley BART and many AC Transit bus lines.

Junior Systems Administrator

You will share responsibility for ensuring our office and customer-facing environments are stable, scalable, secure, and up-to-date. You will be responsible for various hardware, software, and operating system upgrade projects; server operating system patching; WordPress upgrades; and other IT projects. You will be cross-trained on our data import infrastructure so that you can provide backup coverage for those members of our staff. You will work on Windows PCs, Windows servers, and CentOS Linux servers.


• Assist with monitoring our customer-facing servers
• Communicate with our managed hosting provider about issues affecting customer-facing servers
• Take ownership of various hardware, operating system and software setup and upgrade projects
• Patch server operating systems
• Provide technical assistance for our staff
• Upgrade WordPress installations
• Provide backup coverage for data-import team
• Assist with some data-import team projects when needed
• Assist with some database administration tasks

Required Experience

• Experience with Windows operating systems, including Windows Server
• Familiarity with Active Directory Domain Services
• Experience with Linux operating systems, preferably CentOS or Red Hat
• Experience working with public-facing servers
• Experience installing and updating WordPress
• Experience with network infrastructure (firewalls, switches, wireless access points)

Other Requirements

• Proficient at verbal and written communication
• Attentive to detail
• An excellent problem-solver
• Able to work well in a team environment
• Willing to monitor servers on weekends on a rotating basis
• Willing to undertake off-hours update and maintenance tasks

Other Desirable Skills

• Familiarity with Apache, Tomcat, and IIS
• Experience with WordPress Multisite
• Experience with configuration of SSL certificates on Linux and Windows web servers
• Familiarity with VPN configuration
• Experience configuring firewalls
• Familiarity with DNS
• Familiarity with Hyper-V Server
• Experience with VOIP
• Experience with Office 365 or Exchange
• Experience with Subversion version control system
• Familiarity with SCP and FTP
• Experience with shell scripts and batch files
• Familiarity with SQL
• Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and/or mySQL
• Experience with RETS (Real Estate Transaction Standard) queries
• Familiarity with the real estate industry

Application Process

To be considered for this position, please email your resume and a brief cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would make you a great candidate. Please send to [email protected]