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Job Ref: 2237

We’re looking for 2 Linux Systems Administrators to join a Sheffield based technology company currently building their Ops Team. We’ve worked really closely with this business for a number of years and have helped them scale all of their technical teams.

After significant investment the company has successfully built an exciting product portfolio, pivoting from the previous consultancy and bespoke build model.

As Linux System Administrator you’ll be responsible for supporting the company’s complex systems and infrastructure. Given the nature of their work, experience working within regulated industries would really set you apart and any exposure to high-level network security would be great. Knowledge and commercial experience with AWS is advantageous but not essential, as long as you have a good understanding of cloud technologies in general.

What will you need?

  • Commercial experience as a Linux System Administrator.
  • Proven track record of ability to quickly adapt to new and cutting edge technology.
  • Experience with the following:
    • AWS (especially EC2, ELB, EBS).
    • Database administration – ideally Mongo DB
    • Web servers Nginx / Apache
    • Unix Shell Scripting (Bash, Python etc.)
    • Source Version Control
    • VPNs (IPsec, OpenVPN)
    • Firewalls
    • Networking, Routing, DNS, DHCP and Network Security

Anything else?

  • Aggregated processes and log monitoring
  • Comfortable with external client engagement
  • Basic experience with Python and Java
  • Virtualisation (Xen/KVM/Openstack)
  • Upstart
  • Monit
  • Bitbucket
  • Bamboo
  • Jenkins
  • Jira
  • Maven
  • SNMP

What's in it for you?

  • Up to 15% bonus 
  • 3% Matched Pension
  • 3 x Life Assurance
  • Health care cash plan
  • 21 days holidays (increasing to 26 with service)
  • Option to purchase additional 5 holiday days per year

If you would like to learn more about the role and this exciting business, then please apply now and we'll be in touch. In the next stage of the application, you may be asked to take part in a remote video conference with our client. This will be done using Skype or Zoom. 

Affecto Recruitment Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunity employer.


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