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Townsquare Media // communities-focused media & entertainment
New York City    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
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System Administrator 

Are you looking to make a huge impact shaping the future of a very successful business? Then you are looking at the right career move. You will have the opportunity to help lead our transition to the cloud in an agile environment. You are a highly motivated self-starter & a change agent, experienced & committed to helping our 25k+ small business clients to be even more successful by helping us design their cloud architecture while exploring, evaluating, recommending, & applying new & emerging technologies.  

You will be asked to lead the designing, implementing, guiding, & maintenance of a new architecture that will transform our organization by taking advantage of Cloud & DevOps latest best practices methodologies. However, it will include some migrations from a legacy architecture that will add some excitement to the job.


  • Design, enable, deliver & maintain a scalable & automated strategy for our products
  • Design & enable DevOps solutions for development & deployment
  • Design, run & maintain different product environments (Development, Stage, Production)
  • Monitor & maintain general platform health & system integrity
  • Proactively look for & identify pain points & propose & implement solutions
  • Coordinating with other Team members to plan capacity & scaling needs
  • Design & execute strategy for current SQL DB storage & backups
  • Recommend the best approach & collaborate in the migration of legacy architecture to the Cloud
  • Strong concern for security 


  • 5+ years of proven experience with Cloud technologies & DevOps 
  • 7-10 years of experience working in a LAMP & Ubuntu Linux environment
  • Ubuntu server management required
  • Bachelor or above in Computer Science or Information technology or equivalent combination of education & proven experience
  • AWS SysOps Administrator or Solutions Architect Associate certification or equivalent 
  • MYSQL server configuration experience including, master/slave replication 
  • Puppet - manifests, & templates, configuration management
  • CI/CD
  • Shell Scripting
  • Knowledge of awk, sed, PHP, & Perl scripting languages is required
  • Extensive knowledge of reading & writing BASH shell scripts is required for automation, server management & other processes to facilitate staging & production enviroments
  • Nginx load balancer configuration management with custom certbot/letsencrypt integration for tens of thousands of domains
  • Dyn DNS API management for custom letsencrypt integration
  • Apache/PHP configuration & management
  • Knowledge of Varnish Configuration Language for managing varnish servers
  • NFS client & server configuration & management
  • Redis caching configuration & management
  • KVM & Docker configuration & management
  • Laravel configuration management
  • Nagios configuration for server monitoring
  • Cacti/Kibana/Graphana/Elastic search setup & configuration & integration with frontend server logs
  • Heartbeat high availability services configuration & management
  • DRBD for redudant network storage
  • SMTP - Postfix configuration & management for outgoing emails from servers
  • DNS - BIND, DNSMASQ for internal DNS
  • Rsync/BackupPC/MySQL backup & restore
  • Node.js server configuration & management
  • Gitlab repository management including knowledge of command line git
  • Ability to troubleshoot & debug using Linux command line tools including but not limited to ping, dig, curl, tcpdump, strace
  • Writing procedural documentation; & capable of drawing basic flowcharts and/or network diagrams.
  • Wordpress, Chiliproject/Redmine, Confluence


  • 3 weeks of PTO (+ 9 paid holidays)
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Casual, high-energy work environment
  • Opportunity for upward mobility
  • Company provided laptop
  • Competitive salary + bonus program
  • Company discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Time off for volunteering
  • And much more


Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state & local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms & conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation & training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Medias employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to & including discharge.

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