System Administrator

Alpha Group

Slough, United Kingdom

Last shared 248 days ago

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2 - 5 years

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Information Technology Services Information Technology
Job Description

Systems Administrator

We are looking for some skilled systems administrators to join our client's growing team. We are looking for people who are passionate and who love what they do. There are two roles currently on offer, one junior and one senior.

Our client is a part of the largest privately owned hosting company in Europe. They run dozens of well known and highly regarded web hosting brands within the UK providing hosting based on cPanel, Plesk and various custom control panels and provisioning systems.

As part of the sysops/devops team you will focus on maintaining, enhancing and consolidating their various web hosting, email, dedicated and cloud/virtualisation platforms across all of their brands. They focus heavily on automation and devops methodologies and you should be keen to adopt these practices.

You will need excellent knowledge of:

·Linux, from the kernel up

·Apache, PHP


·Virtualisation (Xen, KVM, VMWare, HyperV)

Experience with the following would be beneficial but on the job training is provided

·Puppet or Ansible

·Another scripting language such as Bash or Perl

·Nagios (including writing plugins)

·cPanel, Plesk


·Networking (OSI layer, subnets, routing, DNS)

You must be a quick learner, able to quickly audit and work on unfamiliar systems.

The internet is a 24x7 business and, as such, you will be expected to join a 24x7 rota. The position is based in Slough

Company Description
Alpha Group is a friendly and honest IT recruitment company. We aim to build strong relationships with our clients and with our candidates, and promise to be transparent throughout the whole hiring process. We look to place the right people in the right jobs and in the right teams, and we make sure the people we put forward for roles are fully briefed before they go to interview.
We look after clients and candidates as though they were our friends.


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