Systems Administrator

Website WalletHub

WalletHub is one of the leading personal finance destinations in the US and rapidly growing. We’re looking for a highly skilled and motivated Systems Administrator for a full-time, permanent position.


  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for the infrastructure and be the on-call for production servers
  • Develop security monitoring and other tools to ensure the integrity and availability of our applications, server resources, reviewing system and application logs
  • Work with the incident team to diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures working with or as the Incident Commander to coordinate and communicate with our internal customers
  • Assist project teams with technical issues during development efforts
  • Gather system requirements and support several project teams in evolving, testing and rolling-out new products and services, then transitioning the site or product to post launch operations activities throughout life of the product or service
  • Work with the application development team and other systems engineers to make improvements to current infrastructure
  • Document processes and procedures and follow a formal change management procedure.

You are the ideal candidate for this job if you have:

  • 3+ years of experience administering UNIX/Linux server required or equivalent work experience (preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience with Apache, Tomcat and any other Java application servers and relational database servers like MySQL (preferred)
  • Experience with configuring and securing mission critical production servers
  • Experience with configuring load balancers and data
  • Experience in scripting, with experience implementing automation and monitoring using Shell scripting and Python
  • Experience in analysis and system performance tuning
  • Critical thinking skills in a complex IT environment to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve problems without direction
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Nagios, tripwire, aide etc and other custom monitoring tools (good to have but not required).


  • Very competitive salary based on prior experience and qualifications
  • Potential for stock options after the first year
  • Raise and advancement opportunities based on periodic evaluations
  • Health benefits (in case you will be working from our office in Washington, D.C.)
  • Visa sponsorship (in case you will be working from our office in Washington, D.C.)

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