Linux Systems Administrator - Web Hosting - Apache Stack, MySQL

Applause IT Limited
London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux Systems Administrator, Web Hosting - Apache Stack, MySQL, Scripting

£ Competitive + Great Benefits Package

Central London (Holborn or Chancery Lane Tube)

Leading Digital design agency with high profile international client base - including motor manufacturers and UK government clients (part of larger UK Plc), requires 2 experienced Linux Systems Administrators with Web Hosting Skills due to steady expansion.

Key skills:

Solid proven Linux Infrastructure background

Scripting with Bash, Python or PHP or similar

Linux System Administration - Debian OR CentOS preferred

Strong Apache configuration skills

Creation and maintenance of new and existing IT infrastructures

Some database and web server's maintenance including backup / restore and troubleshooting with MySQL

Experience of working on Web Applications such as Nginx or similar

Nice to haves:

Cloud Services, AWS

Automation (Dev Ops) techniques using Ansible, Jenkins/ Bamboo and / or other tooling

Monitoring and logging solutions - NewRelic or Nagios

The Role:

To join an established managed services team to proactively keep the business operational and client's web applications online. Day to day duties include responding to monitoring alerts and ensuring SLAs are met, executing planned operations and preventive maintenance activities and working closely with the client to keep the systems up and running 24/7. Key skills required will include experience in Apache, MySQL and Scripting and will move towards increasing automation (Dev Ops) activity.

Responsibilities include:

Working on a range of small to enterprise level builds.
Promptly and adequately responds in case of emergency situations, including client communication.
Contribute to the creation and maintenance of new and existing IT infrastructures, including automation where sensible.
Participate in all aspects of the project's implementation including deployments, monitoring, alerts, escalation process.
Proactively identifying, communicating and addressing technical risks throughout the delivery process.
System Administration as part of 24x7 on-call duties (some on call rota work expected).

A variety of challenging work, competitive salary with Plc style benefits package on offer, including:
5 weeks leave + stat. Pension, Health, Life, Share Save Scheme, Subsidised Gym, Study Bursary.

To apply send your CV to Tim Morris and call *********** to find out more!

Linux Systems Administrator - Web Hosting - Apache Stack, MySQL, Scripting


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