Technical Leader of Linux System Administration Performance team

  • South Moravia
  • Full time
  • Contractor
  • High school
  • By agreement
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Dixons Carphone 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 and support 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, cloud-based hosting – some services for the environments are provided in cooperation with suppliers/vendors.

Why should you choose our team?

Our System administration & DevOps team currently supports mission critical eCommerce platform (Prod and all Non-Prod env’s) and other important platforms for company’s business.
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:

  • Technical leadership of system administration performance team and be responsible for IT Infra management of production, problem management and production incidents management within SLA including 24/7 support assurance – Linux Sys Admin Performance stream
  • Driving the Technology roadmap and Service Improvement programme for IT Infra – Linux Sys. Adm. Performance stream
  • Leading the involvement of Linux Sys. Adm. Performance team within IT Infra projects
  • System Administration and DevOps Service/Function
  • Involvement within IT Infra/DevOps projects
  • Delivery of IT Infra/DevOps Service Improvement programme and IT Infra Technology roadmap
  • Delivery of support in line with SLA and Service quality metrics for Linux System Administration Team
  • Possible to keep our 24/7 on-call rota

What can you achieve in our team?

  • Leading of system of Linux system Performance support team
  • You will be part of senior System 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, Graylog, Grafana, etc.) in place
  • You’re welcome to gain our strong Open Source Administration experience

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

  • Very strong IT background
  • Experience of System administration (be able to play the role of technical leadership for Linux System Admin stream)
  • Experience of TechLead role for Linux System administration or other areas, be able to play the role of leadership for System Admin stream
  • The ability to multitask, to plan own workload and work under pressure, results driven approach
  • Knowledge of container orchestration – (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker Swarm,…)
  • Experience with DevOps tools (e.g. Artifactory, Jenkins, GitLab)
  • Advanced experience of managing IT systems based on Linux, web servers – installing, maintaining and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of some scripting language (Bash, Python, Ruby)
  • Knowledge of web-based architecture and technologies (Load-balancing, reverse proxy, caching, HTTP servers)
  • Good working experience with virtualisation platforms (e.g. VMware)

What we offer to make you happier?

  • Modern office right in the city centre with an amazing terrace
  • 25 vacation days, sick days, 110 CZK/day lunch vouchers , flexible working hours
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system
  • Bonus and loyalty scheme
  • Soft skills trainings, language courses, technical conferences
  • Home office, yet office is still partially open
  • Contribution to pension or life insurance scheme
  • MultiSport card and a gym membership
  • Fruit days, chill out space (PlayStation 3,4; Wii), relax room, table football
  • 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 BBQ etc.) 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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