System Administrator (Windows & Linux)
IT Internet and Technology
|RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a worldwide online payment processing business who need a System Administrator to join their high performance team. Working already with a number of large blue chip organisations, the Group has built a unique solution that empowers the client to process payments in a bespoke way. Born from the Gaming industry, which pulled together a team of experts from Gaming, Fraud, Risk, Banking, IT & Compliance to create a greenfield solution specifically tailored from a Merchants perspective to meet the challenges of Online Gaming but applicable to any industry.
What is the plan for the System Administrator role?
The System Administrator (SA) will report to the CTO and is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.
This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology.
These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.
This individual is accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows systems that support local and hosted infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support Asset Management;
Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
What will you do as a System Administrator?
Troubleshoot and solve all Sys Admin related tasks on a day to day basis
Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure as required by the project at hand.
Keep company knowledge base up to date and document all new work done
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
Perform constant monitoring on all the systems in our offices and hosted environment
Apply OS patches mainly on Linux but also some windows updates and keep track of new updates required
Troubleshoot and solve issues related to site to site VPNs all on Cisco ASA
Office infrastructure support
A good understanding of Active Directory
Support local office PABX system
Provide IT Support to all offices local and abroad, coordinate outsourced support.
Available for working on call
What do you know that makes you a great System Administrator?
Proven experience on Cisco Firewalls or CCNA qualification
4+ years experience as a Systems Administrator
Experience on Linux OS Command Line
2-3 years experience in Windows Environments
Sound knowledge of Databases and reporting tools
Experience on Networking Perimeter Devices such as Load Balancers, Application Firewalls
Experience on PCI related activities including reporting and analysis of IDS /IPS Systems
Salary £35k - £45k based on experience with bonus, an excellent relocation package and private healthcare