Junior Linux Systems Administrator

Firefly Studios
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Firefly Studios is one of the UK's leading independent strategy computer games developers. We are looking for a Junior Linux Systems Administrator to help manage the infrastructure behind our successful online games.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring game worlds (including out of hours monitoring)
  • Launching new game worlds
  • Maintenance of our AWS infrastructure
  • Backup/restore databases
  • Build scripting and maintenance

Key Skills

  • Confident in knowledge and use of the Linux command line
  • Knowledge and understanding of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) based web servers
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Bash / Perl / Ruby)
  • Experience of backing up and restoring MySQL databases
  • A level headed professional attitude

Desired Skills

  • Ability to read through and understand C# code
  • Familiarity with the Puppet configuration management tool
  • Familiarity with the Jenkins build process
  • Experience of using Amazon Web Services
  • Understanding of key protocols including: HTTPS, TCP/IP, SSL, DNS, LDAP
  • Knowledge of Windows Server technologies

About Us

Firefly Studios is a small, fun, dynamic, social team, ideal for fun, dynamic, social people. We offer a creative and flexible working environment that allows its employees the freedom and opportunities to maximise their talent. The role will be based in our London office (near Clapham Junction).