Web Systems Administrator

Champaign, Illinois, United States | Career Opportunities | Full-time

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, has an exciting opportunity available for a Web Systems Administrator. Join the Global Technical Operations team and work in a fast-paced environment where you’ll never lack for new and challenging projects.

The ideal candidate will be good at working independently and in teams with current web standards and initiatives in a flexible, innovative environment, and must have strong Linux skills and experience with web architecture.


  • Maintaining production applications and hardware
  • Implementing changes for existing web infrastructure
  • Designing new tools/utilities to automate processes
  • Administrating web servers
  • Building and configuring web servers and databases

Skills Required:

  • Working Linux experience
  • Working knowledge of various scripting languages
  • Understanding of networking concepts, technologies, and principles
  • Understanding of virtual machine environments and hypervisors
  • Understanding of web architecture and the appropriate technology stacks such as Apache and Tomcat
  • Understanding of Java technologies
  • Ability to work well in both a team environment and independently
  • Ideal candidate seeks challenges and enjoys using resources to solve problems
  • Ideal candidate takes pride in their work and achievements
  • Comfortability with high levels of ambiguity 

Skills Desired:

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Have already designed/implemented a complex web architecture
  • Creative and passionate about being on the cutting edge of technology
  • AWS or hosted cloud services experience
  • Cloud computing architecture and HPC architecture

Location: Champaign, IL

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.