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Systems Administrator

Systems & Infrastructure – Dublin, Ireland
Department Systems & Infrastructure
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are currently looking to recruit System and Network Engineers to join our growing team based in our Dublin office.

System and Network engineers are responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting the server and network infrastructure on behalf of the company.

You will work closely with the application developers to provide maximum performance and availability across all servers, services and networks ranging across many exciting projects.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary & package dependent on experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Employer Contributory Pension
  • 23 days holidays plus your birthday off
  • Spanish lessons/Advanced English lessons
  • Monthly massage
  • 50% subsidised gym membership
  • Regular team lunches & social events
  • Summer schedule hours
  • Safari books online
  • Yoga classes
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave
  • Training & development opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Installation, support and maintenance of the server hardware and software infrastructure

  • Management of database systems (MariaDB & Postgres) and web servers (Nginx)

  • Monitoring server and network usage

  • Ensuring the most cost-effective and efficient use of resources

  • Planning and implementing future deployments

  • Some 24/7 availability for critical infrastructure situations

  • Contribute to team process improvement adhering to industry best practice and principles

  • Participate in team knowledge sharing activities

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive Linux experience (preferably RedHat) with an appreciation for OSS

  • Advanced knowledge of web servers with PHP

  • Experience with MariaDB / Postgres administration

  • Configuration management notions (i.e. Puppet)

  • Experience with caching (Redis, Memcache, Couchbase)

  • Exposure to Agile methodologies (SCRUM) and related management tools (JIRA, Confluence)

  • Excellent written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Platforms

  • Cloud Platforms (Google Cloud & AWS)

Scripting

  • Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl

  • Git / Github

Networking

  • DNS configuration

  • VRRP

  • Remote server installation (PXE, KickStart)

  • Nice to have

  • Some exposure to PHP, Python & Go

  • Big Data exposure (Hadoop, Impala and others)

  • ELK (Elasticsearch and friends)

  • Security (SELinux, IPTables) & Advanced Networking

  • Monitoring tools (Nagios)

Education & Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/related technical discipline OR equivalent experience

We are always on the lookout for highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our growing team in Dublin.

                          Please submit your CV with cover letter using the 'Apply for this job' button.

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  • Location
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Department
    Systems & Infrastructure
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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