[Jobposts] Electronic Frontier Foundation seeks fulltime sysadmin

Annalee Newitz annalee at eff.org
Sun Dec 5 13:38:54 EST 2004

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an Internet civil liberties
nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, is seeking a full time
Systems Administrator to work in our busy office.

The sysadmin at EFF is a support position, keeping EFF's web server,
email server, LAN, and other systems running while also providing 
desktop support to EFF's staff of 25.  The ideal candidate must work 
well with a very busy staff with varying levels of technical expertise. 
  EFF's sysadmin is on call 24x7 for response to systems emergencies.

The ideal candidate must have three to five years of systems
administration experience.  In addition, the candidate must meet
or exceed Sage level "Intermediate/Advanced." (See:

A successful candidate will be able to administer a wide variety
of different operating systems, including Windows (2K, XP, etc.),
MacOS X, and Unix/Linux.  Since this position requires desktop support,
knowledge of applications, including MS Office and various email
clients, is required.  This position also requires knowledge of
applications running on servers, including Apache, Mailman, qmail
and/or Postfix, and anti-spam and virus products.  This person should be
able to write administrative utilities in at least one language, such as
Perl, Python, Unix shell or C/C++.  We're looking for a person who
will make sure software updates and backups are done religiously.

To apply, send a cover letter and your resume to sysadminjob at eff.org.
Please send these materials in a non-proprietary format, such as an
ASCII text file.  No phone calls please!   Principals only.

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   * Annalee Newitz
   * Policy Analyst
   * Electronic Frontier Foundation
   * 415.436.9333 x131 / mobile 415.378.4498
   * www.eff.org
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