Linux Systems Administrator

Overview

We are recruiting Linux Systems Administrators to join our growing E-Commerce team in our Irish office. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team of exceptional strategic, creative and technical digital specialists, taking responsibility for the deployment and maintenance of our enterprise solutions.

As a Magento Professional Solution Partner, we work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class e-commerce applications for some of Europe's biggest retail brands.

Locations

We have a role available in our Dublin office. EU-based candidates are preferred, however, we will sponsor a work permit and relocation assistance for a non-EU candidate with the right skills and experience.

Main Responsibilities

  • Resolve issues raised on automated monitoring systems.

  • Provide support to our developer teams.

  • Manage OS software and security upgrades on internal and client systems.

  • Maintain secure environments while following and improving on a set of best practices in relation to infrastructure.

  • You will use Kanban methodologies to manage tasks as part of the overall maintenance and delivery of projects.

  • Work closely with development teams to support and enhance the development and continuous integration tooling.

  • Maintain documentation of server, storage, networking, software, hardware, and virtual environments.
    Liaise directly with clients on matters related to server infrastructure.

Required Technical Skills

  • Experience in designing, building and managing Linux-based systems as a systems administrator.

  • Good verbal & written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organisations.

  • Strong knowledge of all layers of the TCP/IP stack and common Internet services/protocols such as HTTP, SMTP, DNS, SSH.

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: shell scripting, Perl, Python or Ruby highly desirable.

  • Deep troubleshooting skills that involve analysis of logs, traffic trace, configuration data, automation tools to resolve issues until end-to-end systems are functioning.

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Experience with AWS.

  • Experience of supporting virtualised production environment (VMWare, vSphere).

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience in automating large-scale environments using configuration management tools such as Ansible or Puppet.

  • Knowledge of Nginx, MySQL, Git, Apache, Varnish, Elasticsearch, Redis, RabbitMQ, VPNs.

Required Interpersonal Skills

  • Must have a good command of written & verbal English and demonstrate an ability to collaborate across teams and organisations.

  • A team player who can work in multinational, cross-functional teams.

  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and improve technical skills.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Career Incentives and Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Company contributed voluntary pension scheme

  • Company contributed group health insurance

  • Company income protection policy

  • Death-in-Service protection policy

  • Sponsored training and certification opportunities

  • Sponsored community / event participation opportunities

  • Sponsored ongoing Agile coaching and mentoring

  • Collaborative working environment with a dynamic and diverse team

  • Flexible career path options

  • Performance appraisals and personal development plans

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Gym membership

  • Regular team-building activities and social events

Job details

Location
Dublin / London