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System Administrator

Department: Technology
Location: San Diego, CA

Who we are:

Founded in 2008, Underground Elephant is the nation’s premier direct response marketing company, leveraging proprietary technology to help leading brands find great customers.

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking a talented System Administrator to join our IT team. You will be responsible for helping to orchestrate and ensure network integrity, as well as providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.

  • Solid Understanding of TCP/IP and other Networking Technologies.

  • Scripting (Bash, Perl, TCP/IP, etc)

  • Cloud Infrastructure Technologies such as Amazon or Rackspace

  • Linux Administration (Ubuntu, Redhat/CentOS, APT etc)

  • Package Management tools such as APT

  • Apache or Nginx experience

  • Google Apps including hosted platforms such as GMail or Postini

  • Load Balancing / Firewall exposure

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience

Assets (bonus points): 

  • Cisco ASA, Catalyst and Sonicwall exposure / experience

  • Windows Server Administration

  • Active Directory/IIS experience

  • Cabling / CATxx/Xx/ Fiber


  • PHP/C/Perl/Ruby are nice to have but not required.

  • CCNA, Security+, LPIC ½

  • Salesforce development

  • APEX experience

What you’ll do:

  • Resolve Desktop and Laptop related issues (both software and hardware)

  • Computer deployment, moves, patching, software installation and setting up New Hires

  • Installations, troubleshoot, repair, and preventative maintenance of PC's, laptops, printers, and related systems (Windows XP, Windows 7, MS Office).

  • Day-to-day technical support to all users for desktop systems software and hardware.

Why you want to work for us:

What makes Underground Elephant a great place to work? It's the people. We staff our team with driven, intelligent, passionate and creative people. We encourage every employee to identify, cultivate, and put into practice their own values alongside those of the organization.
Our new headquarters, located in the heart of East Village, is a space that lends itself to our open and collaborative culture. Complete with an indoor schoolhouse, five century-old olive trees, and an in-house bar, the space inspires creativity, leadership, and innovation.
Our perks and benefits are aimed to foster a culture of cooperation and teamwork, and to create an environment where employees love what they do. That’s why we offer all UE employees:

The benefits you’d expect...

  • Medical, dental & vision coverage

  • 401k matching

  • Paid Time Off

And so much more...

  • Student loan repayment program

  • 529 college savings plan

  • Stock options

  • Red Bull, coffee, snacks, and breakfast

  • Billiards and ping pong

  • Pet-friendly office

Join the Underground Movement - apply today!

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