[Jobposts] US, CA, LA/OC/SD Desktop support/sysadmin
jen at dangerousideas.com
Mon Sep 19 08:08:18 EST 2005
Colorful Expressions is looking for a desktop support/sysadmin
contractor in Southern California for at least 20 hours/week. Most of
the job will supporting a single client that has a main office in the
Los Angeles, and branch offices in Orange County and San Diego which
would require occasional visits. The ability to speak Spanish would be a
huge plus. Experience with labor, community organizing, and/or social
justice organizations would be great, too!
The desktops are (currently) all Windows; servers are a mix of Windows
and Linux. Linux experience would help with the desktops, too, though,
as use Knoppix and other Live CD tools to support the Windows machines.
Additionally, we may migrate at least some of the desktops from
Windows/Microsoft Office to Linux/Open Office.
The following are some of the things we use (expertise in all is not
Windows: Windows 9x/ME/2000/XP/2003, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
Outlook, and Access), Mozilla FireFox and Thunderbird, Symantec
AntiVirus, Symantec Ghost, Veritas BackupExec, Terminal Services, DHCP,
Linux: Samba, Asterisk, Apache, Knoppix, parted, partimage, OpenOffice,
ssh, terminal server clients
Other: Netscreen, Sonicwall
The pay rate will be $25-$35/hour, depending on experience. U.S.
citizenship or permanent residency is required. Most work will be done
on-site, so must have transportation to be able to visit all offices.
There will also be some remote work available.
This position is expected to be relatively junior (with the intent to
grow with the company), and will be supported by senior admins in
More about the company -- Colorful Expressions is owned by Jen-Mei Wu
(who's writing this message), and provides systems administration and
custom programming services to both non-profits and businesses. We
currently support clients mostly in the San Francisco Bay Area and
Southern California, but have a few clients around the country, as well.
Please respond to: jobs at colorfulexpressions.com, or fax to (415)
840-0024. Please include your phone number.
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