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Systems Administrator



We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to provide support for all hardware and software systems local to campus. These systems include client windows machines, computing hardware, and network appliances. This is an In-house position, 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday located in Saint Louis, MO.






  • Plan, Implement, and oversee local business network

  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware (Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Points, Domain Controllers)

  • Install, configure and maintain network software (Update firmware, admin utilities, licenses for network hardware applications)

  • Implement system for High Availability for all network hardware, have hot-swappable backups and/or regular configuration backups made and copied off-site

  • Implement and maintain business virtual private networks such as VPN user administration for business network as well as VPN configuration with hosting provider

  • Analyze and fix security threats to the network

  • Implement and maintain High Availability WAN (ISP), be a point of contact for ISP failures and setting up new ISP's

  • Firewall administration such as setting up rules and NAT policies and resolving issues

  • Continually look for networking related bottlenecks to productivity and provide ready made solutions


Business Computing:


  • Set up, maintain, and help troubleshoot new workstations and hardware such as printers, shipping scales, bar code scanners, document scanners, fax machines, etc.

  • Plan implement and oversee network storage solution with off-site backup

  • Keep software up to date to avoid issues with security vulnerabilities

  • Install and administer anti-virus solution for all business computers

  • Point of contact for companies such as software companies, license providers, and other IT providers as well as other specialized hardware repair companies.

  • Design and maintain systems for order fulfillment operations such as bar code scanners and shipping label printer stations

  • Continually look for computing related bottlenecks to productivity and provide ready made solutions




  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience

  • A strong desire to learn and improve

  • Knowledge of major network technologies such LAN, WAN, NAT, VPN, TCP/IP, IPSEC, SSL, SSH, FTP, RDP

  • Experience with latest versions of Windows and preferably experience with Linux operating systems

  • Experience building and maintaining computers and computing hardware

  • Strong desire to incorporate security in all decisions and responsibilities




  • Competitive salaries

  • Pay raises and bonuses based on performance and contribution.

  • Paid Vacation

  • Medical and Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match


* Some benefits may require completion of a probationary period

Posted In Career Opportunities | Tagged IT,, Systems,, Administrator,, SysAd,, Careers,, Jobs

LED Product Sourcing Specialist


We are, an online e-commerce website engaged in global distribution of a diverse selection of high quality LED lighting products. Product sourcing from many overseas suppliers, mainly in China and Taiwan, is accomplished mainly through email and phone communications. We are seeking an experienced product sourcing professional to help develop, improve, and expand our LED product lines. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities include:



  • Identify and source new technologies through the global market in LED lighting.

  • Source continually evolving new products to upgrade and expand our product lines.

  • Sourcing Specialist must educate themselves with LED lighting products and understand basic lighting specifications.

  • Research and create reports to summarize competitive products being sold on the internet.

  • Research and identify the appropriate tariff classification for LED, lighting, or electronics.

Supplier Relationships

  • Identify and evaluate new suppliers as well as develop new opportunities with existing suppliers.

  • Create and maintain strong working relationships with key suppliers, including supplier ratings.

  • Obtain quotes and negotiate lower prices and better terms from new and existing suppliers.

  • Help solve problems related to quality, delivery, and product rejections.

  • Identify certifications necessary for import and work with manufacturers to obtain.


  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business, or related field.

  • Experience with international sourcing – focus China and Taiwan.

  • Previous work with tariff classifications and US Customs and Border Protection.

  • 3+ years of relevant strategic sourcing experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent PC based computer skills, Microsoft Office or equivalent.

  • LED or lighting experience a plus.

  • Bilingual in English and Mandarin or Cantonese a plus.


  • Competitive Salaries

  • Pay raises and bonuses based on performance and creative contribution

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Life, and AD&D

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match


Posted In Career Opportunities | Tagged led, product, sourcing, specialist, careers, jobs

Senior Web Developer

Sr. Web Developer

NOTICE: This is an In-house position, we are NOT interested in any freelance work. Please no calls. Recruiters also please do not contact us for this position

We have a great core group of enthusiastic, collaborative and likable developers that needs another talented, creative individual. We work family friendly hours, 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday and we are located in Earth City, MO (Western Saint Louis County). To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to with “Web Developer” in the subject line.


Here are some great reasons to join our team:


  • Plenty of opportunities for you to grow as a developer learning new skills as well as refining current ones

  • Input welcomed: we have meetings for both web development decisions and coding discussion where all input is taken into consideration to improve core business decisions as well as code and development related decisions

  • Optimized development environment that allows for localized development while avoiding development/production inconsistencies

  • Superior project management software suite (Atlassian tools) provided to aid with project and task organization and discussion

  • Job stability, we have been around since 2002 with an average growth rate of about 40% each year

  • Relatively flat organizational structure, avoiding bureaucracy and a continued openness to change


Potential responsibilities:

  • Developing customer-driven applications improving functionality of the site and adding features for our customers to use and explore while making their purchases

  • Growing and expanding onto a business administration application

  • Participate in team coding meetings to discuss questions/concerns with coding and development processes

  • Participate in web site meetings to discuss possible web site improvements and direction

Some requirements include:

  • Proficient in PHP

  • Working knowledge of object-oriented programming patterns

  • Experience with database driven web applications

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Must work well with others in a strong team environment

  • Manage own projects effectively while showing initiative, able to focus and prioritize but seek assistance readily when needed


Preferred proficiencies:

  • PHP, jQuery/javascript, MySQL, CSS, and HTML

It is a bonus if:

  • You have experience with MVC frameworks, especially Laravel

  • You are proficient in Git, Apache, and/or Linux

  • You have e-commerce experience

  • You have worked with mobile friendly and/or responsive design websites before

  • You have technical knowledge such as PC hardware, networking, printer maintenance, etc.

Here are some great benefits you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Pay raises and bonuses based on performance and creative contribution

  • Paid Vacation and Sick

  • Medical, Dental, Life, AD&D , STD, and LTD

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

* Some benefits may require completion of a probationary period


Please submit your resume, salary requirements, and examples of your work.


Posted In Career Opportunities | Tagged senior, web, developer, developing, coding, coder, php, javascript, programming, jQuery, mySQL, css, html, career, job

Order Fulfillment Processor

Order Fulfillment Processor


Super Bright LEDs is currently seeking an Order Fulfillment Processor for our Fulfillment Department. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. The starting pay for this position is $10.00 per hour. Candidates must have reliable transportation. Please send resumes to with “Order Fulfillment” in the subject line.



  • Fill, pack, and ship customer orders

  • Assist processing UPS and USPS shipments

  • Restock bins from warehouse and other miscellaneous tasks, as needed



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1-2 years fulfillment or warehouse experience

  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy

  • Stress tolerance

  • Dependability and reliability

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time

  • Frequent lifting of up to 25 lbs, occasional lifting of up to 75 lbs

  • Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching



  • Competitive salaries

  • Pay raises and bonuses based on performance

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Jury Duty, and Bereavement

  • Medical, Dental, Life, AD&D , STD, and LTD

  • 401(k) retirement plan with 6% company match

    * Some benefits may require completion of a probationary period

Company Background:

Founded in 2002, Super Bright LEDs began as a small online retailer with the goal of providing quality LED technology, great customer service, and superior technical support to our customers. Super Bright LEDs Inc is a BBB Accredited Business since 2005 with an A+ Rating.

Today, SBL has grown to become one of the leading online retailers of LED lights and accessories by:

  • Assembling the best team, from our customer service professionals and test lab technicians to our web development and shipping departments.

  • Developing new products and adding to our existing product lines to better serve our customers' needs.

  • Testing all products extensively for quality and dependability.

  • Working with our suppliers to keep our prices affordable and competitive.

  • Expanding our online resources to help our customers make informed decisions about LED lighting.

  • Extending our services to Business Solutions for OEM, Reseller, and Commercial customers.

Please check out our website at for more information on our growing company!

Posted In Career Opportunities | Tagged order, fulfillment, processor, careers, jobs

Save Up To 20% Off Clearanced Light Strips

Posted on March 24, 2015

You can now save up to 20% off all clearanced LED Light Strips sitewide! Don't put off your lighting projects any longer and take advantage of this amazing price before they're gone.

To view all clearanced LED Light Strips, click here. All clearanced items will be marked with a (Clearance) tag and will also display the previous and current price, as shown below.


Whether decorative or as a main source of light, LED Light Strips are perfect for use both in the home and out, including automobiles, recreational vehicles, boats, and more. To view ideas for using LED Light Strips and other LED Lighting, visit our Shop By Project page.


As always, our tech support is available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM CST and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM CST to help you with all your LED lighting needs. Call us toll-free at 866-590-3533 or email us here.

Posted In Announcement | Tagged clearance, sale, light, strip, led, tape, self, adhesive, under, cabinet, lighting
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