Linux System Administrator

Recruiter
Reqiva Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Desirable:

-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


Salary:

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

Contact:

Nick Goodwin - Reqiva - Sales Manager

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959912315