Join iHomefinder

iHomefinder, part of the FRONTSTEPS family, is a leading provider of real estate property search technology and websites. We are seeking a talented professional for a Systems Administrator role. For the right candidate, this is an excellent opportunity to be part of a company that combines a start-up environment with a time-tested, profitable business model.

You will have primary 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 work on Windows servers, CentOS Linux servers, and Windows PCs.

To be considered for this position please email us your resume and a brief cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would make you a great candidate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Take the lead in monitoring our customer-facing servers
  • Communicate with our hosting providers 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
  • Respond to off-hours alerts about server issues
  • Coordinate with our parent company, FRONTSTEPS, on shared IT projects
  • Assist with some database administration tasks

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows Server, and Hyper-V Server
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Familiarity with Active Directory Domain Services
  • Experience with Linux operating systems, preferably CentOS or Red Hat
  • Experience working with public-facing servers
  • Experience with network infrastructure (firewalls, switches, wireless access points)
  • Experience installing and updating WordPress

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
  • Willing to undertake off-hours update and maintenance tasks

Other Desirable Skills

  • Familiarity with Apache, Tomcat, and IIS
  • Experience supporting a Java web application
  • Experience with WordPress Multisite
  • Experience with SOLR
  • Experience with configuration of SSL certificates on Linux and Windows web servers
  • Familiarity with VPN configuration
  • Familiarity with DNS
  • Experience with VOIP
  • Experience with Office 365
  • 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
  • Familiarity with the real estate industry

About iHomefinder

iHomefinder is based in Berkeley and is a part of FRONTSTEPS. 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. Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Applications are submitted through the FRONTSTEPS Career Center. Click below to continue.