Linux System Admin

Posted 13 October by Prism Digital
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Linux System Administrator - Linux & Shell Scripting - Remote Working

A leading Cloud analytics company are looking for a Senior Linux System Administrator to build out and supporting a large infrastructure estate that underpins all of our clients services. With customers all over the world and more than 40 million devices that communicate with their servers daily, our client's infrastructure spans six continents and consists of more than 700 servers (Bare metal) as well as third party edge infrastructure. The majority of these servers are bare metal 'test servers', which act as endpoints for speed tests and other measurement traffic.

Their infrastructure runs on Linux, and our client makes use of open source software throughout their stack. They are currently using MySQL for their smaller databases and Google BigQuery for their data warehouse that powers our clients analytics platform. The majority of their web applications all run on Apache or Nginx, and are written in PHP, with volume services are written in Java.

Skills you will utilise in this role:

  • Linux Server Admin skills (CentOS & Ubuntu)
  • The Servers are bare metal - due to the superfast speed that's required. No virtualisation here.
  • Shell scripting experience
  • Puppet or a similar automation tool is essential
  • Experience with cloud hosting services, especially GCP, is highly beneficial
  • Experience in configuring Apache and Nginx
  • Experience with MYSQL server's

Cool stuff you will gain exposure too

  • Google Cloud
  • BigQuery, Puppet
  • Github

Responsibilities

  • Installing, configuring, and administering Linux operating systems.
  • Automation using Configuration Management tools like Ansible, Chef, & Puppet.
  • Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software, projects and initiatives to support and enhance our clients existing systems.
  • Design, implement and administer automation of the current manual processes by using scripting languages such as Shell & Perl

Benefits

  • Remote working options
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan

Linux System Administrator - Linux & Shell Scripting - Remote Working

Required skills

  • Linux Sys Admin

Reference: 44365374

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