Java System Admin

Job posting for dotcms the worlds leading open source java content management system

Java System Admin

Job Type Full Time Employee
Location Costa Rica / Heredia & USA / Nationwide
Education Bachelor's
  • Manage a number of java application servers, which can include Tomcat, Glassfish, Websphere and other application servers.
  • Perform the installation and high performance configuration of:
    • Apache Tomcat/ the dotCMS, an open source, java based CMS/content management system.
    • Apache, mod_rewrite, mod_ssl and mod_jk
    • Postgresql, Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL Database servers
    • Linux and Windows
    • Network Resources such as NFS shares and mounts.
  • Assist in installing and managing existing Windows and Linux Servers at a colocation facility and in Amazon’s EC2 cloud, both remotely and physically
  • Take turns acting as first emergency responder to outages and support issues that might arise on a 24/7 basis with client installations.
  • Working with other IT staff to manage the computers and network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, and UPSs.

Environment work experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 5 years system administration within a Unix/Linux and Windows (less so)environment
  • Working technical knowledge of network and server operating systems, including Linux, Windows and UNIX.
  • Working technical knowledge of internet network hardware, protocols, and standards, TCPIP, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP.
  • Experience working with and managing servers for Version Control Systems, CVS, SVN, GIT, HG, PERFORCE, etc.
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Good judgment in the maintenance of relational database management systems (RDMS) software.


  • Administrative scripting (bash, tcsh, Perl)
  • 5+ Years experience with Linux.
  • 2+ Years experience with Windows servers
  • 2+ years Experience with Java application servers and application environments.
  • Apache Tomcat basic server management
  • Experience LDAP/Active Directory services
  • 2+ years Database experience: PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle
  • Experience in Firewall environments and Firewall configuration.
  • Knowledge of security standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with TCP, Web, Internet protocols


Commensurate with Experience

Career Level Required:   

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required:

2+ to 5 Years

Job Status:

Full Time


Miami, Boston or Remote

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