UNIX Systems Administrator
Jagex Ltd, the UK’s leading independent online games studio, is looking for an experienced and technically gifted Senior Systems Administrator, who will be responsible for maintaining and supporting the complex global server infrastructure we have in place to host our games, including the world’s most popular free to play MMO, RuneScape.
The Systems Administration Team is responsible for creating, supporting and maintaining servers based around the world, by liaising with hosting companies, and also facilitating the systems we currently have in place at our multiple working locations.
This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding IT professional, with strong knowledge of server technology, primarily UNIX / Linux, to forge an exciting career within a world-recognised, technologically innovative business.
Key Duties Include:
- Maintaining remote and locally-hosted Linux servers
- Working closely with the IT Manager to design and implement solutions to a wide variety of systems administration problems
- Liaising with hosting companies to ensure the smooth running of remotely hosted operations
- Superb knowledge of Linux administration and related technologies
- Strong UNIX/Linux scripting skills
- Experience of Linux kernel building and patching
- Knowledge of Windows OS in a server environment
- Excellent understanding of routed and switched TCP/IP networks
- Experience with the Debian Linux distribution
- Experience with Cisco/Juniper/HP A-Series IOS Software
- Experience with enterprise storage technologies and fibre channel/iSCSI SANs
- Experience with intrusion detection systems
- Knowledge of server virtualisation
- Good understanding of information security concepts and practice
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and deliver to tight deadlines effectively
- Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, both verbally and written
- Excellent customer service skills
depending on experience, plus excellent benefits package including annual bonus, private health care, gym membership and many more