Founded in 2010, three so cal bred brothers in their mid-30s, and their east coast partner set out to create Golden Hippo Media! Today, we are trendsetting day by day. We are focused on creating health, wellness and beauty brands featuring innovative, high quality products—endorsed by some of the country’s best doctors. Our unique direct response marketing model is the biggest contributor of our year over year growth and success.

Like many of the most attractive start up companies, we’re a rapidly growing company in search of ambitious, self-starters that want to learn and advance. We work hard, play hard and reward even harder. We want cultivate an environment that is conducive to “creating your own destiny” and success within the organization. Our core values include teamwork, creativity, speed of implementation, test everything, fail fast, learn from the mistakes, examine the data, and last but definitely not least, mentor others. Following these values have directly correlated to our extraordinary level of success. We are never satisfied, and will continue to drive our business to reach its ultimate potential. We believe in giving our team members the tools and the freedom they need to do their jobs to the best of their abilities. We are a family focused on results. Always looking towards the future, Golden Hippo Media accepts those with a passion for the work we do and the well-being we bring to the world.

This is Golden Hippo Media. Check out our current openings to join our winning team.

Senior System Administrator at Golden Hippo Media

Golden Hippo is seeking our very first Senior System Administrator. 


  • Administrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure.
  • Monitor and understand security events with WAFs, IDS/IPS, and access logs.
  • Install, configure, and administer Linux based Servers.
  • Network (TCP/IP) configuration including Firewall ACL's and security.
  • Create, Manage and Configure EC2 instances, AMIs and Elastic Bean templates.
  • Collect, monitor and analyze systems performance data for improved performance.
  • Must be able to design, implement and support solutions based on the needs of the business and based on industry professional and security best practices.
  • Perform server maintenance, installing new application releases, patching.
  • Develop, document and maintain procedures for administering, maintaining, and supporting AWS based infrastructures.
  • Deployment systems (continuous) setup and maintenance.
  • Experience with Shell scripting and automation.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts.
  • Proficiency in managing Load balancers & auto scaling on the cloud.
  • Relational & Non-SQL Databases knowledge is a plus.


  • Minimum of 5 years IT/Engineering experience. 1 year in a support environment.
  • A strong AWS knowledge base.
  •  Experience managing high-availability, high-volume servers
  • Experience testing and fine tuning server configurations to meet traffic demands
  • Apache and/or NGINX experience - a plus.
  • Server configuration, installation, and maintenance experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology Sciences or equivalent experience.
  • AWS experience and certification a plus.



  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision), matching 401k
  • Opportunity for monthly team bonuses
  • Full gourmet kitchen
  • In-office Crossfit gym with free classes
  • Yoga and meditation breaks
  • Casual, “no dress code” atmosphere and an open office space
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases


Golden Hippo Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.




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