Senior Linux Systems Administrator

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure and highly available hosting infrastructure
  • Maintain existing LAMP hosting customer infrastructure
  • Maintain and expand configuration management systems
  • Technical point of contact for premium hosting customers
  • Form part of a highly skilled and autonomous team
  • Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions
  • Collaborate with diverse tech teams and customers
  • Provide after hours on-call support on a rotational basis
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team

Requirements

The right candidate:

  • Is passionate about quality and high standards
  • Understands the false economy of interim solutions
  • Is able to say the words "I don't know" and “I messed up” and have said both at least once
  • Clearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing it
  • Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements
  • Demonstrates passion for optimal systems and simple procedures
  • Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job
  • Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems
  • Understands and contributes to the power of a cohesive team

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years with a successful track record in Linux server administration
  • Proficient at different scripting languages (bash, python)
  • Experienced in at least one automation tool (we make use of Puppet)
  • Experience as the last point of call for escalations
  • Advantageous:
    • Linux certifications
    • Agile methodology
    • Helpdesk or technical support experience

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