1st, a Word about us: We are Anoox.com - a not-for-profit Social Networking based Search engine. We have close to 2-Million members so we generate lots of emails on Daily basis to inform members based on their interest level. More about us here:
We are looking for a really expert Linux Security Admin to help us with Administering our servers. BUT To start with, and this is VERY IMPORTANT: we have a specific task that we need you take care off. This task is to find and address, according to Spamhaus:
"a spam sending trojan, malicious link or some other form of botnet"
that our server is supposedly infected with according to Spamhaus. This is our main server with ip: 126.96.36.199
A key Term of this Job is that its payment will be a Hybrid of Fixed and Hourly. With the
Payment for this 1st Job being made only after Spamhaus confirms that this so called "spam sending trojan, malicious link or some other form of botnet", does not exist on our server anymore, which confirmation can take them a few days to make.
So payment for this Job will be at your Hourly rate with a maximum of $250.00, but with bonuses if you work the Job quickly. With the bonuses being as such:
1- If work is finished in 2 Hours or less, then your Hourly rate + bonus of $75
2- If work is finished in 3 Hours or less, then your Hourly rate + bonus of $50
3- If work is finished in 4 Hours or less, then your Hourly rate + bonus of $25
And again with the Max fee upon Spamhaus verifying problem is fixed of $250.00
Example: your Hourly rate is $35 and you finish this work in 3 Hours. Then for this we will pay you your Hourly rate total of $35 * 3 plus bonus of $50 = total of $155
We have this Hybrid payment system for this 1st Job, because we have had so called Linux Admins contacts us before whom actually did not know what they were doing and wasted our time for Hours probing through our Server. We want to avoid such wasting of our time and yours. So that is why we are making the payment for this 1st Job to be based on successful result and speed of getting the Job done so that then we can see about your expertise for future Jobs.
So if you do a great Job doing this 1st Task, we will then have you as our long term out-sourced Linux Admin, where we will pay you on Hourly basis.
Bottom line: by doing this 1st Job successfully, and quick, you will tell us how good you really are as a Linux Admin, which will then result in us choosing you as our regular GoTo Linux Admin for future issues.
Other BASIC requirements for this Job that you MUST meet are:
1- Your English read & write skills are good,
2- You have a good Headset and good Internet connection, since we will be meeting via Skype via Voice to get work done.
3- You have a working (paid version) of TeamViewer, since you will be accessing our server via TeamViewer via Putty on my desktop
Details about our setup:
1- Our services are hosted on multiple Dedicated servers running LAMP.
With the Linux being RedHat Enterprise on our main server, which according to Spamhaus is infected with the spam sending Trojan, etc.
2- We do not run plesk, or cpanel but manage our server via Putty.
3- Our email server is Qmail on main server.
Please only contact us, if you meet the above Terms and the above BASIC Requirements for communication.