Linux system administrator

  • South Moravia
  • Full time
  • English (B2)
  • High school
  • By agreement
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Currys is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company.
The current Brno infrastructure team is expanding to become playing much wider role within Group IS organization to arrange IT Infrastructure Shared Services function be responsible for building the organisation's non prod & prod (eCommerce platform) servers, databases, storage and end user infrastructure to meet business requirements, adhering to company’s technical standards and security policies.
This infrastructure comprises multiple Infrastructure as a Service offerings that include compute, storage, network, security, backup, load balancing, operating systems, orchestration, automation – some particular services for the particular type of environments are provided in cooperation with suppliers/vendors.

Why should you choose our team?

Linux System administration team currently supports mission critical eCommerce platform (Prod and all Non-Prod env’s). As Brno infrastructure team is expanding its responsibility to take new ownership for the infrastructure services for Non-Prod environments across all company’s platforms we are just extending our senior team to offer an opportunity for skilled people to bring their experience to work

What will you do? You will:

  • Linux System Administration support and service
  • Involvement within IT Infra projects – Linux Sys. Adm. part
  • Delivery of IT Infra Service Improvement programme
  • Delivery of IT Infra Technology roadmap – Linux Sys. Adm. part
  • Delivery of support in line with SLA and Service quality metrics for Linux Sys. Adm. team
  • Possible to keep our 24/7 on-call rota

What can you achieve in our team?

  • You will be part of senior Linux Administration team
  • You will get experience with managing of large-scale production environment/high traffic website (ideally a transactional retail website)
  • You will be a part of innovation group bringing new technologies (Cloud based infra service, Containers – Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Saltstack/Puppet/Ansible, Jenkins, GitLab, Graylog, Grafana, etc.)
  • You’re welcome to gain our strong Linux Administration experience

Now you’re probably wondering what we expect from you? Well…

  • Advanced experience of managing IT systems based on Linux, web servers - installing, maintaining and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of some scripting language (Bash, Python,…)
  • Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Puppet, SaltStack, Ansible)
  • Knowledge of web based architecture and technologies (Load-balancing, reverse proxy, caching, HTTP servers)
  • Good working experience with virtualisation platforms (e.g. VMware)

Optional preferred skills

  • Experience with cloud technologies and orchestration (e.g. Terraform)
  • Experience with Docker containers (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, …)
  • Experience with maintain of Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket)
  • Knowledge of server and application monitoring systems (e.g. Nagios/Neamon, AppDynamics, Grafana)

What we offer to make you happier?

  • You can fully enjoy 25 vacation days
  • 110 CZK/day lunch vouchers via e-lunch card
  • Bonus and loyalty scheme
  • Home office, yet office is still partially open, sick days
  • Extensive training offer; hard and soft skills trainings, language courses, internal conference and interesting guest speakers, currently in a virtual form.
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system (holidays, recreation, well-being, work life balance, personal and professional development, literature, e-meal vouchers, etc.)
  • Contribution to pension or life insurance scheme
  • Discount for mobile contracts
  • Company library – you can borrow from wide variety of books on professional development, leadership, business, marketing, public speaking, etc.
  • Plenty of social events and charity activities (Christmas party, boat party, Halloween party, football tournament, summer BBQetc.) are temporarily stopped, however we are already looking forward to invite all the new colleagues once we can organize them again

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