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Linux System Administrator 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Forum Communications Company  
City, State Fargo, ND  
Close Date 1/3/2020  

Forum Communications Company is looking to add a Linux System Administrator as key member of our product development team to help build and improve the products and services that our customers use every day.

We expect you to be an accomplished engineer, have strong hands on technical experience and deep knowledge in one or more areas of distributed systems and enterprise web delivery platforms including cloud based systems - ideally AWS.

You will make a mark on the business, your team and your career by leading a cloud migration effort and evolving our open source systems to scale and deliver from the cloud.

We are transparent, creative, passionate, fun, honest and humble. Your contributions to our environment and the people will help to define our culture. If you love DevOps, cloud computing infrastructure, linux, SQL and scaling web based infrastructure - this is for you.

Preferred Qualities and Experience

  • 3+ years of software engineering, devops or system admin experience for web based systems
  • Experience with relational databases and writing SQL queries
  • Agility and technical capability to solve problems - people call on you to fix things
  • Ability to write code to migrate data and create scalable solutions
  • Welcomes feedback and seeks continuous improvement opportunities
  • Fosters an environment for healthy collaboration


  • AWS (or Google Cloud)
  • Automation/scripting - especially Jenkins
  • Linux operating system
  • SQL relational databases
  • Configuration management tools such as: Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Monitoring and logging tools
  • PHP, Node.js
  • IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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