Systems Administrator - 15Gifts Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 11/10/2019

Limitless choice isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. After a point, adding more options gets overwhelming. It stops us choosing at all. Or leaves us regretting the choices we make.

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. Studying the key elements that drive people to make confident choices on the high street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including Virgin, EE, Sky, Three, BT and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

We’re a company that’s growing fast and we’re excited about the opportunity ahead of us. We have a great culture, an energetic office and we’re looking for like-minded people to help us achieve our potential.

Job Description:

We’re looking for a Systems Administrator to join our Tech Ops team. You’ll be starting in a new team that’s working to build a secure and efficient technical operations function. You’ll get the chance to make a big impact in a business that’s growing and moving quickly. The role will be varied and challenging but never dull, and we’re looking for the right person to help us achieve our vision.

Skills Range:

Essential experience you’ll need:

  • At least 3 years working in a similar role
  • Maintaining SaaS workloads in AWS or other leading cloud platform
  • Supporting a fleet of Apple Macs, and the employees that rely on them
  • Administering Linux, ideally Ubuntu or other Debian-based distro
  • Basic network administration, configuring routers, firewalls, switches etc.
  • Proven experience owning and finishing projects to a high standard

Additional skills that would be very useful are:

  • Configuring and deploying MacOs profiles with MDM tools
  • Provisioning infrastructure with Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Managing server configurations with Chef or similar tooling
  • Scripting automation with Bash, Python or Powershell
  • Automation of CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins, CircleCI or similar
Person Specification:

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for technology and an excellent eye for detail
  • Is multi-disciplined and thrives on solving problems
  • Operates with security at the forefront of their mind
  • Takes ownership over issues, big or small
  • Loves learning and taking on challenges
  • Can work in harmony with all areas of the business
Key Area: IT Support 15-1151.00IT Support
Salary: £30-£35 DOE
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to directly influence the success of a fast-growing business
  • A creative and energised working environment
  • Working directly with some of the largest companies in the UK, including Sky, EE, BT, O2, The Times and Virgin Media
  • The chance to work with a product at an incredibly exciting time of change and growth
  • The chance to work with a brilliant and passionate team of developers, designers and data scientists
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank holidays) and your birthday off work
  • Fresh fruit, breakfast, snacks, beers and regular social events
  • Free lunch (and interesting talks) every Friday
  • Regular visits from friendly office dogs
  • Occasional office yoga and lunchtime activities
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • The usuals, cycle to work scheme and free eye tests

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