Linux Systems Engineer

Zoopla Property Group
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Systems Administrator - Linux Systems Engineer - Senior Systems Engineer - Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Linux Sysadmin - Linux Systems Admin -

As one of our senior system administrators working within the Infrastructure team you will be responsible for the general maintenance, support and availability of our application platforms. You will play a key role in the delivery of our infrastructure roadmap, supporting the business to develop, create and deliver world class applications for our customers and can expect to be involved in every step of our delivery process from provisioning development environments, build and test infrastructure, automated deployment systems and proactive system and application monitoring.

The successful candidate is likely to have a background in Systems Administration or as a Systems Architect from within a company developing or hosting SaaS platforms

Key Responsibilities:

Maintain and develop our production On-Premise and Cloud InfrastructureParticipate in the ongoing proactive and reactive system maintenanceIdentify ways to improve security, scalability, performance and reliability of our application platformsAct as one of our SME`s for the platforms you will supportDaily monitoring of the systems; identify and implement the best technical solutions, system upgrades, as well as seeking innovative ways to simplify and where possible automate system administration tasksKeep up to date with new technologies and analyse their possible use within our platformsCarryout occasional work out of standard business hours when maintaining systems, deploying new servers or responding to any issues that occur.Document system design and procedures ensuring documentation and procedures are always up to dateActively participate in the IT on-call rotaProvide accurate estimates for effort required to complete work assignments.Supporting, mentoring and helping others within the teamYou will be the main face of infrastructure within target product teamsSkills required:


Well-rounded knowledge of virtualisation, cloud based systems and SaaSTeamwork and Collaboration: High sense of ownership and urgency with experience in working in a team to get the job done and deliver upon the objectives and goals of the business.Excellent Linux skills, and experience with operating systems such as Red Hat, Centos, Ubuntu etc.Experience with the following technologies: DNS, Nagios, Bash, Shell, PHP, Python, Ansible, CHEF, Puppet, Nginx, RabbitMQ, Redis and HA ProxyExperienced with MySQL/MariaDBExperienced developing and managing server build systems and system upgradesDemonstrable experience of troubleshooting and root cause analysisExperience working with developers in a dev-ops environmentA quick learner of new technologies and able to provide technical guidance on their use across the wider teamDesirable Skills:

Experienced or extremely familiar with tools like Jenkins, Ansible or SaltExperienced managing cloud based systems like AWS and RackSpaceGood experience supporting websites using the LAMP stack
Property Software Group

The Property Software Group is the UK`s largest supplier of software solutions to the property industry and is part of ZPG Property Services. Approximately 40,000 agents from 8,000 estate & letting agency branches use our software, supported by our team of over 240 staff operating from four UK locations.

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