We are a Digital Agency with over a 100 sites running through Various instances. Most of the sites are in WP and a few in Magento. Security and Stability are key to our business success. This is why we only need and Experience Pro here.
1. Admin will be responsible for timely checking and updating all aspects of the server including but not limited to EBS, EC2, S3, WHM, security, and optimization.
2. Two hours per month will be allowed to do regular maintenance and all maintenance should be done during off-peak hours (12 AM EST till 5 AM EST). All systems to be checked to confirm smooth running after every change/update
3. Admin will be playing a proactive role in suggesting/advising us for optimum, hassle-free performance of our system.
4. The Admin should be available on skype during EST hours from 8 AM EST till 4 PM EST.
5. Keys and access to critical accounts should be maintained in an encrypted vault and not to be shared with anyone unless there is a written request from CEO or Project manager. There will be an NDA that needs to be signed and followed.
6. Alarms to be set for below and above the optimum values(in all critical attributes) and should be monitored along with keeping a tap on brute force attacks.
7. Regular maintenance and cleanup of backups and snapshots.
8. Integrate CDN for some of our critical sites and improve overall server response time.
9. Update PHP version, use Redis and Photon WP, Nginx, LXD containers.
Initially, We will allow up to 8 hours for the person to set up and configure the server for better Security and Stability. During this time you will take authority of the system and change all the passwords and keys. Patch up and upgrade server for optimum performance. Anything features or options on the server is compromised due to security or issues and/or service issues, you will be responsible to resolve them asap. Contingencies must and should always be planned.
Please note this is NOT an easy project or job. You will be expected to perform and maintain professional standards and must be pro-active in task and management of the server then reactive. We would expect you to take initiative to task and actively manage plus prevent issues before they happen. If that is not you, then please DO NOT apply for this project.
We are open to new techniques ideas and techniques. You should have conversational level English skills and should be available from 8 AM to 4 PM EST via Skype. To confirm you read all the details of this project, please let us know what you had for your breakfast today at the beginning of your bid.
More than 30 hrs/week
More than 3 months3+ monthsProject LengthDuration
I am looking for a mix of experience and value