Linux System Administrator

Reqiva Limited
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux System Administrator

An opportunity to grow and maintain a globally distributed infrastructure, for a data analytical organisation, due to increased demand.

Company Background:

This role will be working with one of the UK's most ground-breaking technology start-ups. They are building an in house team with technical leaders, who have strong business understanding and enjoy researching the best tools and technologies for the job. They employ a flexible, start up culture, dedicated to continuous improvement and are developing unique, complex software products for a range of Public and Private clients, as well as consumers.

Role and Responsibilities:

-Growth and maintenance of their massive global infrastructure, across 600+ servers, utilising Cloud services where necessary
-Installation, configuration and on-going management of systems, client devices and networks
-Advocate best practices across continual improvement, Agile and DevOps
-Provide support and technical guidance to customers
-Encourage change and challenge current processes
-Gather requirements from Developers and other stakeholders
-Familiarise yourself with Hadoop based databases and related Big data ecosystems

Skills Required:

-Expert knowledge of Linux servers
-Experience using and administering MySQL servers or similar
-Usage of Pupper, Chef or similar
-Experience in working with monitoring solutions
-Strong Shell scripting


-Good knowledge of core services, DNS and web servers e.g. Nginx and Apache
-Knowledge of networking principles
-Familiarity with Git
-Strong communication and leadership skills


£50,000 - £70,000 including training budget, pension, private healthcare, travel


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