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Senior Systems Administrator in Hedge End at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Hedge End

Salary: Up to £40,000

This is an exciting opportunity to be a member of NetPay, the business bringing revolution to the UK card payments industry focusing on system innovation and service excellence. The business is looking for a number of skilled, dedicated and ambitious team members.

Summary of the Senior Systems Administrator:

We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, motivated individual to assist in building and maintaining the infrastructure that supports the NetPay service proposition offered to its customers. The type of person we are looking for will have a strong Linux focus and had considerable experience in designing, building and managing Linux systems in highly secure physical and virtual environments. You should be experienced in working within a stringent change control and documentation process to ensure high security and configuration standards are met and upheld.

Experience in support, maintaining and configuring infrastructure element as and when required is also highly desirable. These areas may include network security, routing, switching, hyper-visor and other common infrastructure platforms.

Responsibilities of the Senior Systems Administrator:


  • Assist in the proactive and reactive management and maintenance of multi-layered, multi-tenanted deployment environments.
  • Required to have experience of building, operating and managing systems that operate in a highly secure environment.
  • Experience working with PCI DSS compliant networks and systems would be highly advantageous.
  • Keep up to date on PCI DSS and other regulatory requirements pertinent to the operation of the business.
  • Documentation and evidence collecting and a structured approach to working on systems.
  • Necessity to on occasion work unsociable hours when maintaining systems, deploying new servers or responding to any issues that occur out of hours.
  • Participate in an on-call rota providing 24x7 support.
  • Contribute to weekly team meetings to discuss progress with other team members.
  • Design and build highly available multi-platform systems.
  • Strong experience in virtual environment build automation configuration and administration
  • Experience of virtual SAN configuration and maintenance advantageous
  • Service monitoring and administration essential.
  • Actively maintain and innovate system security and in line with the organisation’s security policy.
  • Be ambitious and proactive self-development

Requirements of the Senior Systems Administrator:


  • Strong multi-vendor Linux skills and experience essential.
  • Industry qualifications such as RHCSA/RHSCE/LFCS/SCA highly desirable
  • Experience using hyper-visors platforms essential.
  • Installation and configuration of services and systems including webservers, load balancers and database applications
  • Strong experience in configuring and maintaining build automation tools such as Jenkins/Vagrant/Ansible/Docker
  • Production of clear and concise documentation including network diagrams, configuration documents and change controls.
  • Experience of monitoring & log auditing.

Feel you meet the above criteria of this Senior Systems Administrator role? Apply now!