Are you a camaraderie-loving champ looking for your next leadership role in IT? Do conversations revolving around the latest technology trends, especially those involving servers and command lines, put a twinkle in your eye? Are you someone who solves problems with speed and accuracy? If you answered yes to these questions, look no further than our Technology team’s Network Systems Engineering Team Lead role!

The N2 Company is America’s leading publisher of community magazines. We’re proud of our award-winning media brands – they reach millions of readers in 47 states and help great businesses connect with ideal clients – but we’re even more proud to provide supportive and fulfilling remote work opportunities for our people. 

Our Technology team is seeking a working Network Systems Engineer with a friendly personality, positive attitude, and impressive work ethic. Along with strong, current technical skills, we’re looking for someone who’s self-motivated and can lead an all-star team. 

Interviews for this opening will be conducted virtually and in-person. This opportunity is a Raleigh-based remote role that requires trips to our data center in Raleigh and occasional travel to our Dallas, TX printing facility. The salary for this role is $120,000. 

Interested in this exciting full-time role? Keep reading and then apply today via the link below!

In a Typical Day, You’d:

  • Lead our Systems Administration team.
  • Deliver reliable, secure, and highly-available systems.
  • Provide end users with infrastructure needed to work efficiently.
  • Administer, manage, and provide architectural oversight to a Hybrid On-Premises / Cloud Data Center. 
  • Manage hardware, software, and licensing costs efficiently.
  • Assist with Amazon Web Services (AWS) storage and connectivity needs.
  • Provide infrastructure support to the Internal Application Development team.
  • Provide research and development insight for N2’s evolving tech needs.

To Land This Gig, You’ll Need To:

  • Have knowledge of:
    • VMware (Horizon and VSphere).
    • Fortinet firewall and switch management.
    • Cisco CCNA.
    • Tintri Storage Array management.
    • Mobile Device Management (MDM) - Kandji / Intune / Azure AD.
    • Google Workspace administration.
    • Amazon Workspaces administration.
  • Have 5+ years experience leading a team.
  • Have data center management experience.
  • Have scripting and automation experience.
  • Be confident making decisions based on your knowledge and training.
  • Maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exhibit all-star communication skills.
  • Be a quick learner with a desire to grow.
  • Be resourceful and adaptable in an environment of change.
  • Truly enjoy helping others.
  • Have a We, Not Meteam mentality.

Some Things We Bring to the Table Are:

  • Full health care package. 
  • 401(k) with company match. 
  • Generous paid time off, including Holiday Break. 
  • Access to a licensed nutritionist. 
  • $7K toward purchase of first home.  
  • Financial planning services.
  • Employee Assistance Program, with mental health services and more.
  • Annual wellness stipend.
  • Pet care discounts and insurance. 
  • The ability to help fight human trafficking through N2GIVES, our giving program.

While your skill set is important to us, your attitude is just as significant. Our team is made up of emotionally healthy people who genuinely enjoy working together in positions they are passionate about. We do this in a drama-free work culture based on trust, respect, and humility. We promote based on consistent, quality performance, and we intentionally nurture our team members’ professional development because we promote from within every chance we get. Our culture is more essential to us than our product, though we take a tremendous amount of pride in both. As we like to say, brilliant jerks need not apply!

Think you’ve got the attitude AND the aptitude to join our team for this exciting full-time leadership position? Apply now at!

N2 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, natural hairstyles, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, political affiliation, military service, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. N2 conforms to the spirit as well as complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. Consistent with these obligations, EEO also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.

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