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Linux Systems Manager

Company: Mobile Fun / magic42    Location: Birmingham
Do you want to be a System Administrator / Manager for an international online retailer with a strong track record of sustained growth? Do you love Linux, want to work with it on a daily basis, and want to grow your knowledge and expertise? If you have answered yes to the above we would love to hear from you! It is also a very exciting time as we look to accelerate the growth of our web development agency division: magic42.
You will be responsible for managing our network infrastructure of both physical and virtual servers (mostly running Ubuntu Linux). In addition, you will assist in supporting the Companys day to day IT needs, and also support the Dev Team with the deployment of new applications and systems.

This position will ideally suit someone with experience working as a Linux sys admin experience. We might also consider exceptional recent graduates who have had relevant industry experience via placement years/Internships.

You will get to work with numerous Sysadmin / DevOps technologies including but not limited to:

Ubuntu / Debian Linux, KVM / Proxmox, PFSense Firewalls, Puppet, Samba, MySQL / MariaDB, Apache, PHP, various AWS Services, Nginx, Git, Vagrant, Virtualbox, Asterisk, etc.

  • Solid understanding of networking principles, TCP/IP, DNS, etc.
  • Experience of firewall configuration and network services such as DHCP, VPNs, proxy services, etc.
  • Experience managing lots (yeah, you know, more than a few!) of Linux servers.
  • Working knowledge of Linux internals, diagnosing system performance at all levels
  • MySQL administration
  • Configuring and optimising Apache & PHP
  • Windows technical support experience
  • Attention to detail, security conscious & hungry to learn.
You may also have some experience with:
  • Puppet or transferable experience with another configuration management tool (Ansible, Salt, Docker, etc.).
  • Shell scripting skills and/or configuration management skills.
  • Git skills.
  • Windows Server administration experience
This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual with passion and enthusiasm for technology, who wishes to gain valuable experience at an award winning online retailer. You will become instrumental in the maintenance and development of an exciting e-commerce company as well as supporting the growth of our new web development agency.
Benefits include pension, break-room with games console, Table Tennis and Table Football, running/walking club, badminton club, organised 5-a-side football matches, board games club, gaming nights, weekly IT workshops, monthly hackathons and discount on Mobile Fun products.