August 7, 2023
We are seeking a skilled and motivated Webmaster to join our dynamic team and play a crucial role in maintaining and optimizing our websites and servers. As a Webmaster, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning, security, and efficiency of our web infrastructure, including DNS services.Responsibilities:
1. WordPress Maintenance:
- Manage and update WordPress installations for client websites.
- Install, configure, and maintain WordPress plugins and themes.
- Ensure that all WordPress websites are up-to-date with the latest versions and security patches.
- Troubleshoot and resolve any WordPress-related issues promptly.
2. Brute Force Attack Mitigation:
- Implement security measures to safeguard websites from brute force attacks and hacking attempts.
- Monitor server logs and intrusion detection systems to identify and counteract potential threats.
- Work with the development team to fortify the overall security posture of web applications
3. Server Administration and Monitoring:
- Perform regular server maintenance tasks, including software updates, patches, and system optimizations.
- Monitor server performance, resource usage, and uptime to ensure optimal website performance.
- Troubleshoot server-related issues and coordinate with hosting providers as needed.
4. DNS Services:
- Manage domain name system (DNS) services for the organization and clients, including DNS record configurations and updates.
- Ensure DNS settings are correctly configured to optimize website availability and performance.
- Troubleshoot DNS-related issues and resolve DNS propagation problems.
- Utilize virtualization technologies to manage and scale web applications efficiently.
- Implement virtual servers and containers to enhance the reliability and flexibility of hosting environments.
- Optimize server resources through virtualization for cost-effectiveness.
6. Tech Support:
- Provide technical support to the organization and clients, assisting them with website-related inquiries and issues.
- Communicate technical information effectively to non-technical stakeholders.
- Troubleshoot and resolve customer support tickets in a timely and professional manner.
7. Professional Emails:
- Manage and configure email accounts using professional email services.
- Ensure email deliverability and security by implementing spam filters and authentication protocols.
- Troubleshoot email-related problems and assist with email setup on various devices.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
- Proven experience in WordPress website maintenance and administration.
- Familiarity with website security practices and techniques to mitigate brute force attacks and other security threats.
- Proficiency in server administration and monitoring tools.
- Knowledge of DNS services and domain management.
- Knowledge of virtualization technologies, such as VMware, Hyper-V, or Docker.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong communication skills to interact with clients and team members effectively.
- Prior experience in providing technical support and troubleshooting customer inquiries.
- Understanding of email systems and their configurations.
- Certification in WordPress administration or related fields.
- Experience with server virtualization and cloud infrastructure platforms.
- Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices and methodologies.
- Familiarity with cPanel/WHM or other hosting control panels.
- Understanding of web analytics tools for website performance analysis.
Interested applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae by (Date) to email@example.com , Subject: Webmaster
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Job Category: Webmaster
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hybrid