Junior / Mid System Administrator

Envoy Digital Limited is a privately owned e-commerce specialist and one of the most trusted e-commerce agencies in the UK. We are growing by double digits and our team has expanded rapidly in the last year. It is a strategically important and an exciting time for Envoy - we are investing in new business development and staffs to accommodate our next phase of growth.

We are looking for talented System Administrator to work in a team under the technical leadership of our lead System Administrator and dev ops team.

You will have a background of working in a system administration team dealing with server management, provisioning, release management, security and ongoing maintenance (monitoring, patching and optimistations).

We are looking for someone who is a quick learner and has excellent problem solving skills. As part of this role you will be expected to provide some help desk tasks such as provisioning work stations and resolving local issues (phones, networking, laptops, PCs etc) although this is not the primary function of the role.

Must haves

  • Process driven with good documentation skills including change control
  • Good communications skills and personality to work in fast paced environment
  • 2 years hands-on experience of systems administration, ideally within an E-Commerce enviornmment
  • Demonstrable problem solving, triaging and tenacity to find solutions
  • Passion and drive, with a commitment to deliver high quality solutions and improve processes

Must be familiar with basics of the Linux administration (CentOS, RHEL, Debian):

  • Web servers (NGINX, Apache) - config, management, privileges
  • User management (accounts, ssh keys, sudo)
  • Privileges management (folder privileges, user privileges, sudo)
  • Archivization of the files and folders
  • Log management and search
  • Familiar with: scp, sftp, nfs, samba, scp
  • Performance monitoring (mysql, server, application)
  • Software management (installation, upgrades, patching OS / apps )
  • Familiar with symbolic and hard links
  • Cron jobs
  • Manage running processes
  • Familiar with basics of MySQL administration (dumps, user management, configuration)
  • SSL management
  • Linux networking configuration (Familiar with: IP, DNS, DHCP)
  • Linux commands (Familiar with: nmap, ipconfig, routing, iptables, curl, wget, top, htop, free...)

Would be advantageous if you were familiar with basics of the Windows Server administration:

  • Familiar with basics of the Active directory managements
  • Familiar with Group Policy management
  • Log management
  • Performance monitoring and check
  • Updates management
  • Basics of IIS management
  • Basics of MSSQL management (logs, users, dumps)

Nice to haves

  • Knowledge about IT Security (OS, Vulnerabilities, server hardening)
  • Puppet,Chef, Docker
  • AWS and Google Cloud
  • Nessus scanner
  • Networking
  • IDS/IPS (eg. Snort, Suricata)
  • Experience of Jira and Confluence

Key responsibilities

  • Local LAN and users support
  • Linux Administration - server management, DB dumps, user management, security patching, change / configuration management, SSL certificate management
  • Windows Administration - Active directory users management, IIS administration, SSL certificates, security patching
  • Vulnerability management - patching the servers, looking for the new security issues
  • IT Security focus - be alerted in case of IT Security (all tasks need to be done in secure way)
  • Firewall management (documentation, change control)
  • Nessus scanner administration
  • VPN management

Please email jobs@envoydigital with your CV, covering letter, current notice period and salary expectations. Please note - recruitment agencies need not apply.