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Posted 8 April by Silicon Practice Ended

Are you looking for a new challenge, career progression and better rewards?

At Silicon Practice we have great ambitions too. Based in modern facilities just 2 minutes from J16 of the M4, Silicon Practice is a rapidly expanding digital agency specialising in the health sector. We have developed highly interactive solutions that are deployed for NHS organisations across the country. Our company’s robust and innovative technologies have enabled our customers to address the key issue of managing patient demand for NHS services.

Our client base is growing rapidly and we need someone who has a strong sense of ownership and who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. We have built a collaborative and creative culture and like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.

Your responsibilities will include:

Maintaining, expanding and improving existing testing and deployment of web applications and services.

Managing and monitoring backups for our server cluster.

Actively monitoring server cluster infrastructure.

Proactively communicating technical problems and needs.

Ensuring the highest possible availability of live systems under your remit, including willingness to work out of hours in urgent circumstances.

Adhering to company software standards.

Domain name management including DNS records.

Essential Skills

Excellent linux server administration (Ubuntu familiarity desirable).

Strong ability in scripting (Bash/Perl/PHP).


Good understanding of network protocols (including SSL), firewalls and routing.

Experience with php-fpm, mysql/mariadb and Javascript.

Experience with deploying Wordpress, including hardening of Wordpress sites.

Experience with GIT version control .

Experience with cloud technologies and infrastructure (AWS SES and AWS S3 desirable).

This is an excellent chance to join a vibrant company with huge opportunities for career progression. If you feel you have the skills and experience required and are looking for a new challenge we’d love to hear from you! Please send your CV and covering letter to Jane Oddy.

Reference: 34853075

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