Linux Systems Administrator
Opinio Group - Brighton

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My Client is a world class product company experiencing huge growth. They operate one of the world’s leading social media monitoring applications. They are looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to join their team of developers and existing systems administration team.

The role will be focused on the production hardware cluster. My client has a large scale analytics platform, and they are looking for someone to help address the challenges they meet as this develops. A successful candidate will also be involved with the web operations support rota.

Skills Required:
  • Proven experience supporting 20+ node Linux compute cluster (academic or commercial)
  • In depth knowledge of Linux, in particular how to tune for performance
  • Experience with configuration management, ideally puppet
  • Experience monitoring and tracking production systems, ideally using nagios and graphite
  • Scripting experience with bash, python and/or ruby
  • A strong CS degree is not a requisite, but extensive knowledge of the field is essential
Beneficial Experience:
  • Java and/or Node,js based Web server support
  • 10Gbit/s Ethernet or Infiniband
  • JVM Garbage Collection
  • RDBMS tuning and support, ideally PostgreSQL
  • HBase administration
  • C Coding
  • Involvement with open source projects
If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience and you are interested in this role, get in touch immediately.
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