My client are looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to join their dedicated support team, providing BAU systems administration expertise as well as working on a number of systems improvement projects.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience of providing systems support across Linux, Windows and Mac environments. The role will involve network hardware configuration and troubleshooting, rolling out and maintaining server hardware, maintaining server system software and carrying out OS installations and upgrades.
Demonstrable skills with scripting languages such as Bash / Perl / Python are essential, with the ability to modify and maintain existing scripts as well as writing new scripts. This will help to automate repetitive system administration and support tasks.
The role demands good user facing skills, with a real focus on customer service and an ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Other desirable experience includes administering databases and web servers, working with grade mail and file servers and maintaining SAMBA services. Experience with configuration management systems such as puppet is also desirable, as is previous work installing Open Source software and maintaining it.
Knowledge of software packaging techniques (Linux deb, rpm, snap, Windows msi etc) would be advantageous. Virtualisation systems knowledge is also desirable (KVM, Xen, VMware, Docker).
This role presents the opportunity to progress and grow your career in a successful and dynamic environment.