8020 Publishing is a revolutionary new hybrid media company, bringing the best of magazines and the web together. We harness the diversity and depth of online communities to create printed magazines that are uniquely relevant and insightful.

We’re Hiring!

8020 Publishing is currently seeking talented, self-motivated individuals for the following position:

Freelance Linux/CENTOS Administrator

About the Position:

We are looking for a seasoned Linux/CENTOS Administrator capable of helping us manage and scale our technology infrastructure as our core businesses grow. We are currently running two separate server clusters totaling 15 servers. Ideal candidates will be located in the San Francisco Bay Area and able to work in downtown SF, and willing to work first on a consultative basis before potentially transitioning into a full-time role.


  • Designing, planning and maintaining continued improvements of the corporate data center, core infrastructure services, disaster recovery systems, and backup strategies
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Security auditing and monitoring
  • Working with the 8020 engineering team to design and implement a scalable infrastructure
  • Setup and maintenance of Apache 2 and memcache servers


  • Experience managing a network of CENTOS 4/5 servers
  • Experience managing a WHM/cpanel
  • Experience with CVS and PHP 5 a plus

Bonus nice-to-haves:

  • Working knowledge of MySQL administrative tasks
  • A good understanding of general networking (protocols, topology) and mail servers
  • Experience using the Google Maps API
  • You like to take photos or have some good travel stories
  • A sense of humor, empathy for online communities