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Replacements, Ltd.
Employment

Bob Page and Replacements, Ltd. proudly support a work environment that is fair, open, honest and safe; an environment where differences in people's backgrounds, beliefs or personal characteristics are respected; one where opportunity and advancement are based on individual merit and performance. All employees and potential employees are evaluated without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, veteran status or genetic information. If you would like to join a workforce of talented, caring individuals who support non-discrimination, please contact us. Replacements, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for any position listed below or inquiring about other employment opportunities, please call us for availability at 1-800-REPLACE (1-800-737-5223) or email us at employment@replacements.com.

We offer competitive starting wages, company-provided training, medical and dental benefits, company nurse and physician’s assistant, on-site dispensary, 401(k) plan, paid vacations/holidays, varying shifts to fit your schedule, up to a 50% employee discount, bring your dog to work, and more.

Join our team and learn how we “Replace the Irreplaceable” for thousands of satisfied customers everyday. Many advancement possibilities are available for those displaying true dedication and commitment.

Current Openings

Linux Systems Administrator
Web Developer

Linux Systems Administrator

The Linux Administrator is responsible for administration of physical and virtual Red Hat Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux servers. These servers host a variety of Linux-based websites and applications (including a very active “sendmail” operation) and databases (including Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL). The administrator will support and work closely with our database administration and software development teams. Part of the Administrator’s support responsibilities include participation in a 24/7 on-call technical support rotation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary administration of Linux platforms. The Linux Systems Administrator will proactively monitor and manage the systems by daily monitoring of system logs, disk utilization, alarm lights, cpu utilization, memory utilization, etc. and take appropriate actions to maintain optimum performance and availability
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) Administration for SANs hosting Linux servers and clients
  • DataCenter backup Administration - installation, operation and support of software to accomplish the backups of Linux systems and data hosted on them
  • Monitor network performance at the boundary between the corporate data network and Linux systems. Proactively work with the Network team to insure good data transmission speed between the Linux/Oracle Servers and clients
  • Provide Technical Support to other Information Services teams and departments as required during and after normal business hours
  • Design, code, and implement shell scripts for systems administration and/or to support company business requirements. Scripts will include but is not limited to operator menus and utilities (such as backup and nightly processing), email marketing campaign scripts, web-site scripts, Oracle support scripts, and telecommunications interface scripts
  • Install and maintain Linux-resident software, which may include applications, database software, operating system updates, and third-party language or utility maintenance and updates
  • Systems Security Administration - Protect systems from unauthorized entry and destructive actions
  • Work with external support to troubleshoot and resolve Linux environment problems and issues
  • Recommend and architect servers, network and storage for future growth of environment
  • Create and maintain disaster recovery procedures and media
  • Install, evaluate and recommend software for Linux environments
  • Assist developers and database administrators with scripting and operating system changes and troubleshooting

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Associate's degree (or higher) in Information Technology or a related area
  • Competent to install, maintain, administer and support software on Linux physical and virtual systems.
  • Must understand cluster software for multi-node environments.
  • Must understand advanced and distributed file systems, cluster file systems, network file systems, etc.
  • Must be able to install and administer JAVA services, applications and utilities on Linux.
  • Must be able to install, configure, administer and support Apache web services and web-based applications and utilities.
  • Be familiar with NFS and other mechanisms to integrate and share Linux file systems and services with Microsoft Windows systems and services
  • Must be a competent enterprise storage area network (SAN) administrator
  • Must be a competent enterprise backup administrator.
  • Familiar with Linux command-line environments, including Korn, “C”, Perl or “Bourne” shell script programming, disk layout and monitoring, and end-user maintenance including add/change/delete of users
  • Familiar with hardware used on Linux systems, such as fiber switches, disk arrays, network interfaces,  network switches, SCSI and FIBER controllers and connectivity, memory, cpu, etc.
  • Working knowledge of CUPS and Printer Drivers in Linux.
  • Familiar with configuring and administering Sendmail including multi-server load balancing, signing with DK and DKIM.
  • Familiar with virtualization in Linux.
  • Associate's degree (or better) in Information Technology or a related area
Please note that this is not an entry level position.  We are looking for skilled and experienced applicants.


Web Developer

Compliant HTML? Clean Code? Flexible Scripting? Have a copy of the web standards on your night table? We are looking for a Web Developer to assist the web administration team in maintaining and furthering the development of its award winning web site. The Web Developer, under the direction of the Website Development Supervisor, will assist in the day to day activities of designing, coding, testing, and managing web content in addition to the ongoing development challenges presented by the demand of almost 2 million web visitors a month!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists with web interface development per internal clients’ needs and requirements definitions
  • Codes, tests, and debugs web interface components
  • Assists in ensuring  code compatibility on major browsers and across Win/Mac platforms
  • Creates and implements web content for replacements.com, Intranet, and STAR Supplier web site, as directed by management; performs design tasks which may require  research and analysis
  • Updates new content as required for replacements.com, Intranet, and STAR Supplier web site as directed by management
  • Reviews and recommends edits to product descriptions  and information from external  departments to be published to replacements.com,  ensuring correct grammar and syntax
  • Communicates project status (hours, progress, delays, and completion) in a reliable and accurate manner
  • Documents all systems/products designed and modified
  • Reviews and tests company web sites daily to ensure continuous uptime and proper functioning
  • Assists with resolving web-related technical and support issues
  • Suggests new ideas to increase overall usability and effectiveness of company web sites
  • Assists in maintaining web page design layouts according to company specification

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required with 2 to 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Requires thorough knowledge of effective web site design based on audience characteristics and behavior, purpose of site, site structure, and the ability to effectively suggest improvements to site design based on user feedback, both direct and passive
  • Must have an understanding of Web history and web architecture
  • Requires knowledge of internet-standard web browsers and development requirements for each
  • Requires thorough knowledge of essential web technologies including (X)HTML, XML/XSL, DOM2, and other schema related to HTML standards
  • Requires experience with web development tools including both WYSIWYG and code-based development tools.  Must be able to perform front-end web site development using web site editing software and  hand-coded HTML as needed
  • Requires experience with cascading style sheets including syntax, functionality, inclusion options, and compatibility issues
  • Requires experience with JavaScript and the ability to create custom functions with JavaScript/jQuery.  Experience with Java, PHP and/or PERL a plus
  • Knowledge of forms including form elements, form design, and processing form data required
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming and related design concepts required
  • Requires web graphics processing and optimization experience including knowledge of image formats, image maps, static images, and experience with graphic design tools. Audio and video experience a plus
  • Knowledge of database connectivity including knowledge of data sources, ODBC, and SQL are preferred
  • Must have ability to use reports to regularly analyze key measured web site performance areas including site performance from a customer service and marketing perspective, and areas for improvement in web site
  • Must know the effects of site design on server configuration and functionality and have a basic understanding of UI/UX, and accessibility concepts
  • Interest in and ability to monitor and understand developing trends in Internet and web technology required

Please note that this is not an entry level position.  We are looking for skilled and experienced applicants.



For a more detailed job description of the essential functions, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities required for this job opening(s) listed above please inquire at employment@replacements.com. If you feel you are the ideal candidate, please forward your resume by email to employment@replacements.com. You may also submit by fax to 336-697-3100 or by mail at:

Replacements, Ltd.
Attn: Tim Watson, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 26029
Greensboro, N.C. 27420-6029

 

Directions

We are located 4 miles east of Greensboro, NC on Interstate 85/40. Our location puts us within convenient driving distance of Four Seasons Town Center, High Point, and Burlington, NC.

If you are traveling east on Interstate 85/40

•Take exit 132 off I-85/40, east of Greensboro, NC
• Exit 132 (Mt Hope Church Road)
• Turn left at top of ramp
• Travel across overpass, take first service road to the left (Knox Road, before gas station)
• Knox Road dead-ends into Replacements

If you are traveling west on Interstate 85/40

• Take Interstate 85/40 west of Burlington
• Exit 132 (Mt Hope Church Road)
• Turn right at top of ramp
• Take first service road to the left (Knox Road, before gas station)
• Follow Knox Road approximately one mile to Replacements

 

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