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Linux Systems Administrator / Sheffield / £35,000

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator / Sheffield / £35,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: BBBH54595_1504791039
Contact Name: Cameron De Souza
Contact Email: c.desouza@parity.net
Job Published: September 07, 2017 14:30

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator -

Sheffield - £30,000-£35,000 ( Permanent )

Job description:

Our Client is looking for a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly.


  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the team
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure
  • Maintaining platform security and updates


  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL, nginx, etc.
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Puppet, Ansible or Chef
  • Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls, etc.
  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, Varnish, etc.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS and Rackspace
  • Ability to build and monitor services on production servers
  • Knowledge of servers, VPN's and switches
  • Experience with network filesystems, such as GlusterFS
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes would be a bonus

    if you have the essential experience above, please apply

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