System Administrator



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The opportunity 

The Systems Administrator will be focused on managing and maintaining various technologies and systems within Backbase’s IT landscape. This includes, but is not limited to, operating systems, network infrastructure and server/storage systems. You will be working within the ICT department on implementation of new technologies within the company, and will provide end-user support and troubleshooting for office-based and remote-based personnel (as required).

This position reports to the Head of ICT. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, detail-oriented and enjoys working within a team environment.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support of the server estate with a focus on Linux systems administration

  • Manage the LAN & WAN environments, including firewalls, routers & switches

  • Ensuring backup & restore operations are implemented and tested

  • Service availability using monitoring & alerting tools

  • Knowledge of security best practices including auditing, penetration testing & intrusion detection

  • Experience with high availability and disaster recovery scenarios.

Preferred experience with:

Understand core technologies, such as:

  • Operating systems: Deep understanding of Centos 6/7, RedHat. Experience with Windows servers an advantage.

  • Services: Tomcat, Apache, Nginx

  • Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL

  • Management & automation tooling: Ansible (preferred), Puppet, Chef

  • Monitoring technologies; Zabbix, Nagios

  • Virtualisation: VMware vSphere 5 & 6, VDP, vMotion, HA, Replication

  • Storage technologies such as SAN/NAS, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, RAID, LUN management

  • Cisco routing and switching technologies including ASA/ISR devices

  • Networking: Site-to-site VPN technologies, static/dynamic routing, ACLs, NAT, firewalls

  • Knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure or similar

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information please contact Giles Funnell by email: giles(at)

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