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Systems Administrator - Reading

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Mannion

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    about 1 year ago

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Systems Administrator - Reading

Are you a Systems Administrator looking for a new opportunity? My client are a provider of online solutions for businesses specialising in providing domain names, web hosting, email hosting, website builder tools, dedicated servers and VPS. If you are passionate about IT and have a proven track record of success then this could be the opportunity for you!

What's in it for you? As a Systems Administrator you can expect to receive:

- Salary up to £55,000, dependent on experience
- 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Long Service Award
- Enhanced Sick Pay
- Cycle to work scheme
- Pension

My client are well established in this industry and have 40,000 new registrations per month and 600,000 customers all over Europe and are looking for a Systems Administrator with the following experience:

- Systems Administration experience based on Linux (Debian/Ubuntu/CentOS)
- Experience with configuration management
- Experience with revision control systems
- Server Installation Automation (TFTP/ PXE/ DHCP/ Kickstarts/ Anaconda/ Debconf)
- Apache Web Servers
- Basic IPv4 routing/switching principles, CIDR and subnetting, VLANs
- DNS servers and administration

Some of your responsibilities as a Systems Administrator will include:

- Systems administration or primarily Linux based internal server support infrastructure
- Maintaining good cabling, patching, power wiring etc within the data centre environment
- Documentation of existing and new deployments
- Supporting existing core ISP network, providing access to several thousand servers across multiple data centre locations
- Shared out of hours emergency on-call support on a rota basis
- Demonstrate expert knowledge of the systems and processes

This Systems Administrator opportunity is based in Reading and is commutable from Slough, Maidenhead, Bracknell, Farnborough, Aldershot, Farnham, Guildford, Basingstoke, Newbury, High Wycombe and Oxford. Salary £45-55,000, commensurate with experience.