Systems Administrator - Suffolk

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000 / year
  • 95 days ago
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Job Description:

**Responsibilities**
- Administration, maintenance and monitoring of remote and local Linux Servers.
- Responsibility for smooth running of large server architecture hosting web and email services for over 80,000 users.
- Research and development of new and existing systems.
- Requires some out of hours maintenance work 
- Emergency response and recovery of servers 
- 3rd line email support.
- Assist with IT systems support in office.
- Administration of in-house Windows servers.
- Overseas travel (though rarely required).

**Skills Required**

  • Ubuntu (or Debian other similar Enterprise Linux Servers)
  • High Availability Systems / Load Balancing
  • Postfix (or related SMTP server – eg Exim, Qmail, Sendmail)
  • Dovecot (IMAP/POP3) (or related – Courier, Cyrus, UW)
  • MySQL  with Replication / Mirroring
  • Apache (or other HTTP Server)
  • mod_rewrite
  • virtual hosts
  • Networking (TCP/IP, SSL, switches, DNS etc)
  • BASH/Perl
  • Compile from source
  • Server hardware and technologies (eg RAID, Load Balancing)
  • Server Performance Analysis / Troubleshooting

**Skill Desirable**

  • Windows Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 
  • Microsoft SQL Server        
  • Virtualisation (Xen/VirtualBox)
  • Active Directory
  • High Availability / Redundant Systems
  • C/C++
  • PHP/HTML
  • Python
  • BIND
  • Haproxy
  • CISCO switches/routers
  • Firewalls/IPTables
  • NFS
  • Rsync
  • DRBD
  • Pound
  • Microsoft CRM
  • System monitoring (Zabbix/ Nagios)
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Linux Desktops

 

Benefits

Pension, Parking, Commission/Bonus, Gym Membership, Healthcare/Dental

Key skills

Ubuntu, High Availability Systems / Load Balancing, Postfix (or related SMTP server – eg Exim, Qmail, Sendmail)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)