System Administrator

Candidate Source Ltd
Up to £32,000 per annum + beer on a Friday + benefits
13 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Edinburgh for a System Administrator. Engaging directly with the engineering, customer service and management teams - you will provide a key role in operating and maintaining the automation, resilience and security of our SaaS platform. You will receive many benefits such as a pension, mentorship and training, beer o' clock every Friday, monthly social activities like paintballing and chocolate tasting and the chance to work in a great office and working environment.

This company are constantly looking for ways to evolve in every area of its business, and as an open and trusting organisation it will be continuously looking to you for suggestions which will help the company improve its products, technology stack and working practices across the board.

As the System Administrator, your duties will include:
  • Being involved throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Being fundamental in designing and implementing solutions which will aim to improve the delivery of its growing platform, to streamline its development lifecycle and support the business.
  • Developing and maintaining mission critical backup and security systems whilst developing further its continuous delivery, versioning and information systems using the latest technology stacks and methodologies.

To be a successful System Administrator you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Experience in systems administration
  • Passion for technology and a drive for continual self-growth
  • Passion for the System Administration / DevOps movement and further evolution of the IT service landscape
  • Experience with maintaining, deploying and configuring at least one server side operating system (we use Windows Server and Linux)
  • Experience with a wide range of technologies such as: LDAP solutions (we use Active Directory); CLI tools and basic automated scripting (Poweshell, Bash, Perl); TCP/IP networking (and a working knowledge of the OSI Model); Site-To-Site and Site-To-Point VPNs; virtualization technology (HyperV, VMWare, XenServer, RHEV)
  • Experience with Cloud Service providers (Microsoft Azure or AWS), Continuous Delivery methodologies and technologies, Version Control systems (we use Git), configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Chocolatey), automated system provisioning, configuration and compliance.
  • Experience working in an Agile / Lean environment
  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

In return the System Administrator will receive a salary of up to £32,000 per annum

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