Systems Administrator, Linux, PostgreSQL, UNIX, Python, CentOS, Nginx

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Up to £50,000 per annum + Great Benefits
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Administrator, Linux, PostgreSQL, UNIX, Python, CentOS, Nginx

A Systems Administrator is desired by my client, a digital marketers located in Oxford. The Systems Administrator will manage the server infrastructure and network to ensure the security and availability of the infrastructure. The Systems Administrator will have access to some great benefits some great benefits and work in a great team.

The Systems Administrator will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

Key Tasks

  • Designing and implementing new application features and functionality
  • Installing, Tuning, Patching, Monitoring and Upgrading servers.
  • Network and system security.
  • Auditing security and permissions.
  • Setup backups, testing on regular basis and disaster recovery provisions.
  • Maintain documentation of maintenance and upgrade tasks.

The Systems Administrator will work in a Technical Environment consisting of:

  • FreeBSD, CentOS
  • PostgreSQL
  • Perl, Python, Bash
  • Exim, Postfix, PowerMTA
  • Nginx, Varnish, Lighttpd, Apache
  • Nagios, Cacti
  • LDAP

The Systems Administrator will have the following key skills & knowledge


  • Educated to a least Degree level


  • At least 3 years working with UNIX-like systems
  • At least 1 year working with PostgreSQL

Skills & knowledge

  • Demonstrable experience working with UNIX-like systems
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with high volume email servers
  • Experience with writing documentation
  • Programming experience
  • Experience with configuration management tools would be favourable
  • A good humoured team player, you will take pride in your work and be able to thrive in a fairly pressurised environment with the ability to prioritise your own time carefully.

Systems Administrator, Linux, PostgreSQL, UNIX, Python, CentOS, Nginx

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