Linux Systems Administrator

Recruiter
Ffrees Family Finance
Location
Sheffield
Salary
20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly.

Responsibilities

  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the team
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure
  • Maintaining platform security and updates

Skills

  • Experience with Linux Servers in virtualized environments
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux Scripting languages
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL, nginx, etc.
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Puppet, Ansible or Chef
  • Familiarity with load balancing, Firewalls, etc.
  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, Varnish, etc.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS and Rackspace
  • Ability to build and monitor services on production Servers
  • Knowledge of Servers, VPN's and Switches
  • Experience with network filesystems, such as GlusterFS
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes would be a bonus

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