Systems Administrator - Linux

Location
Sunderland
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
24 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Apr 2017
Ref
00066581
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a fast growing, multi-award winning cloud based technology company. They provide business customers with industry leading VoIP, contact centre management and business services, and in 2015 celebrated their 10-year anniversary.

They look after their employees, with a unique style and culture, and in 2015 were awarded 'Employer of the Year' at a regional business award ceremony.

They are looking for a Systems Administrator to join their growing communication technology business based in Sunderland.

The Role

You will be responsible for…

- Maintenance of their estate of servers across 4 data centres (Centos 5.6/6)
- Deployment of key applications; internal and third party
- Implementing key infrastructural change
- Implementing network architecture locally within each data centre location and across their key locations
- Supporting their suite of real time communications applications
- Providing on call support on a rota basis (additional salary allowance paid)

The Skills

- Commercial experience in RedHat based distributions
- Good Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking skills. Experience and understanding of key protocols:
* HTTP/S
* BGP
* DNS
* STP/ARP
- A good grasp of Security fundamentals at application, network and system levels
- Some understanding of architecture and a good understanding of performance considerations
- Exposure to mysql administration principles, ideally in a replicated environment
- Solid command line skills
- Experience working with monitoring tools such as:
* Icinga
* Nagios
* Grafana,
* Influx,
* ElasticSearch

It would be a bonus to them if you were able to bring with you any skills or experience of:

- SIP/RTP
- NGINX
- Asterisk
- Opensips / kamaillo / openser
- RTPEngine
- WebRTC components
- Windows server administration

You will have a keen eye for detail and a creative approach to problem solving. You will have excellent verbal and written English language skills. You will have great interpersonal skills and be a keen team player.

The Benefits

- 25 days' holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
- Modern, welcoming and friendly working environment
- Free tea, coffee, biscuits and other refreshments and snacks
- Private health care
- Pension scheme
- Regular company outings, paid for entirely by the company, including the annual summer and Christmas parties
- Support for continuing personal development