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Linux System Administrator

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  • Wicklow / Dublin
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 18/07/2017
  • Service Delivery Team
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Linux System Administrator Bray, Wicklow (with potential remote/home working options) €35,000 - €50,000 DOE Plus Benefits


Linux System Administrator 
Bray, Wicklow (with potential remote/home working options) 
€35,000 - €50,000 DOE Plus Annual Performance Related Bonus, VHI, Linux Academy Enrolment, 20 Days’ Holiday (rising to 25 with service) 

If you are looking to build on your Linux system administration experience and expand your skill-set, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a pioneering tech business. 

Renowned for their innovation in library services and systems, our client provides technology solutions for organisations of all sizes. They specialise in open source, cloud-based services and solutions to all sectors. Now, our client is looking for a Linux System Administrator to join their team. 

Dedicated to investing in their teams, our client will support you to enrol in the Linux Academy and gain your Linux or AWS certification, making this the ideal role in which to enhance your future prospects. 

What’s more, for the right candidate, there is the potential to work remotely or from home, so you can tailor your role to best suit your working style. 

As a Linux System Administrator, you will provision, configure and manage Debian-based Linux servers in an AWS environment. 

In this important role, you’ll investigate support issues raised by customers via a ticketing system, and perform updates, upgrades and security patching. 

Additionally, you will: 

- Manage over 100 server instances across virtual server providers (this is expected to double in size within the next year 
- Carry out MySQL/PostgreSQL database administration, backup and restore 
- Provide support for an open source library application 
- Manage user access and privileges 
- Monitor and respond to system performance and/or critical system states 
- Document procedures 

Interested? To be considered, you will need: 

- At least two years’ Linux system administration experience 
- Knowledge of command line scripting 
- Familiarity with AWS architecture and MySQL 

As a Linux System Administrator, you’ll have strong communication skills and a logical approach to problem-solving. Organised and diligent, you’ll also be self-motivated, proactive and able to work well, both in a team and individually. 

Knowledge of Perl, Nagios or Ansible would be beneficial to your application. 

To apply for the role of Linux System Administrator, please apply via the button shown. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: Linux System Administrator, Linux Administrator, System Administrator, SysAdmin, IT Support Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, IT Engineer.

Ref: HKFJA3107/RM
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