Systems Administrator – Linux or Python

Systems Administrator – Linux or Python
South Dublin 1 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My client is looking to hire a Linux Systems Administrator to join the production & Operations team in the digital operation, developing some of the most high profile web products in Ireland

Systems Administrator – Linux OR Python OR DJANGO

Main Responsibilities:

  • Systems Administrator for a MySQL stack for large-scale, public-facing web services
  • Support, maintain and deploy infrastructure and documentation
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing services while also developing new services
  • Lead efforts for continuous improvement to maximize reliability, availability, scalability, and performance of systems and software
  • Monitor applications for security vulnerabilities and implement fixes
  • Providing day-to-day support for large-scale websites and services
  • Participate in on-call support rotation
  • Establishing, maintaining and managing relationships with third-party vendors

Requirements:

  • 3-5+ years’ experience as a Systems Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, or 3rd-Line Support Engineer
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux OR Python,  HTTP caching, and MySQL(MariaDB)
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, fluid environment while ensuring the up time and availability of services
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving/analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly pick up new technologies and support a broad range of systems
  • Ability to configure, upgrade, install and troubleshoot server hardware and software

Knowledge of following technologies an advantage:

  • Linux/Unix Support Experience, CentOS, Red-Hat
  • SOLR
  • SaltStack
  • Buildout
  • Application and systems security
  • Varnish caching infrastructure

We are looking for a person who will:

  • Put the user first and foremost – always
  • Thrive in situations of pressure where a calm and cool outlook is required
  • Work collaboratively and positively with all individuals and teams
  • Enjoy working in a fast and fluid environment with various personalities and outlooks
  • Be flexible, adaptable, receptive to feedback and direction, and who wants to learn
  • Manage time and tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with sound instincts and judgement
  • Appreciate the chance to work in a flexible and progressive environment, where work-life balance is expected, enabled and supported

 

 

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Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
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