PRX is Hiring

System Administrator / Technology Assistant

The Public Radio Exchange (PRX) is a nonprofit web-based service for distribution, review, and licensing of radio content. PRX is also an online community of listeners, producers, and stations collaborating to reshape public radio

Check it out: http://www.prx.org and http://about.prx.org

We are seeking a part-time system administrator and technology generalist starting immediately. This position involves system administration of several linux-based servers and a variety of on-demand tasks – including troubleshooting servers and small-scale development of scripts and tools. You would work with the webapp development team to “glue” pieces of the application to the other server software components. You would also support the rest of the PRX staff by creating custom SQL queries, solving technical issues, and updating audio manipulation scripts. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person who appreciates our public broadcasting mission and is comfortable working in a dynamic, changing environment.

You should have:

  • experience with staging, configuring, securing, and upgrading Linux servers
  • a creative and inventive approach to work
  • problem solving proficiency across a variety of technologies
  • motivation to tinker with and learn about unfamiliar systems
  • familiarity with PHP and other scripting languages
  • the ability to work collaboratively and teach other team members
  • an intermediate level of proficiency with SQL

This position involves up to 20 hours per week, with some flexibility in working hours. Pay is commensurate with expeience.

PRX is a collaboration of the Station Resource Group (http://www.srg.org) and Atlantic Public Media (http://www.atlantic.org), with support from public radio stations and producers, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Ford Foundation, NTIA’s Technology Opportunities Program, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Open Society Institute, and the Surdna Foundation.

Please email a resume and cover letter to sysadminjob@prx.org. If you have a del.icio.us/blog/flickr/etc page, please include a link!

PRX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.