Senior Linux Administrator

  • Job Ref: 1832
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


Senior Linux Systems Administrator

What you will be doing:

With my client you will support and maintain the technology platform that handles billions in payments each year. This is the core of our business. You’ll be responsible for the administration of the high availability production data centre environments, operating systems and enterprise applications we depend on to enable thousands of businesses to accept payments online. In short, you’ll own a key part of our infrastructure… and get to build cool stuff.


· We love to empower people; you’ll serve  as a key resource on infrastructure projects, assisting in the design, implementation and handover

·We’re obsessed with service; we’ll need you to provide systems support on production services to resolve issues ensuring a great customer experience

· Our culture is all about innovation; you’ll work with network engineers, database administrators, software developers and project managers on the launch of new service offerings 

· You’ll implement authorised systems change in accordance with standards

· We operate to exacting standards; you’ll create and maintain operational processes and procedures and participate in systems-related compliance processes

· We’re a collaborative bunch, so you’ll   act as a team member for IT Operations continual service improvement activities

· We work in a fast-moving agile set-up, so expect to pitch in with other responsibilities from time to time also

What qualities you will bring:  

Technical Expertise

· BSc in Computer science or related qualification 

· Experience in supporting highly available, on-line application and infrastructure services in an enterprise environment (24x7x365)

· Strong experience in administration of Linux systems (Suse or Red Hat) required

· Solid proficiency in configuration and operation of web server technologies such as Tomcat, Apache and IIS

· Hands-on experience of infrastructure and application monitoring systems such as Splunk, Nagios, Op Manager 

· VMWare configuration and administration skill

· Knowledge of TCP/IP networking

·Some experience of Windows/Windows Domain Administration

·Excellent troubleshooting and technical problem resolution skills

·Prior experience of best practice change management and change implementation processes in high availability enterprise environments

Planning & Delivery

· Demonstrate energy, effort and enthusiasm for delivery and results

· Good time management

·Demonstrates strong sense of ownership in the timely resolution of issues and completion of project tasks

Communications & Relationship Management

· Excellent communication skills

Innovation & Decision Making

· Seek continuous improvement


What makes my client different?

We are on a mission to change payments for the better. We’re passionate about building exceptional products and services that our customers love. We’re proud to have brought together a bunch of talented people who are committed to changing how people pay and are paid. Together we think big, we ask questions, we create, we caffeinate, we whiteboard …lots.                                                                                        

We love learning and experimenting, but we’re also committed to the highest standards. We like big thinkers, self-starters and collaborators; smart people who move quickly and love to tackle big problems. Does this sound like you? If so please contact [email protected] for more details 

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers