Linux Systems Administrator (cloud) - Bristol to £45,000 on call

Emponics Ltd
Bristol (City Centre)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux Systems Administrator (cloud)

Bristol (BS8), Clifton, Bristol

Linux Cloud Systems Engineer. Our client, an established but expanding e-business consultancy based in Bristol, seeks a Cloud Systems Engineer to join their friendly team. Ideally experienced in a medium to large server estate (100+ instances) of predominantly Internet facing services.

Summary of role: Working as part of the systems team you will be assisting with the operation and expansion of the existing AWS and Google Cloud infrastructure as well as participating in projects to migrate existing customers into the cloud. Some work on the existing non-cloud infrastructure will also be necessary.

Specific responsibilities:

• Work as part of the systems team responsible for the administration of cloud based systems and some physical infrastructure;

• Provide a mix of level 2 and level 3 technical support and diagnostic assistance to support and development colleagues;

• Monitoring system capacity and identifying potential long term bottlenecks and shortfalls as well as proposing remedies;

• Working with configuration management tools to produce consistent system builds and remedy non-compliant systems;

• Maintaining awareness of, and operating within, appropriate security and compliance frameworks necessary for e-commerce operations;

• Writing and updating systems documentation;

• Participate in out-of-hours systems upgrades and the on-call engineer rota (likely 1 week in 3); almost entirely done remotely

Technical skills of interest:

·Linux, primarily Ubuntu Server

·Amazon Web Services

·Google Cloud

·Network infrastructure



·Config Management, ideally Puppet

·Monitoring tools, ideally Zabbix

Bristol £35k to £45k depending on suitability and skillset + on call allowance ( £2k - 2.5K )

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