Linux Support Engineer

Job Location: Brighton/Haywards Heath ( Successful candidate must be local to Sussex)

Reports to: DevOps & IT Infrastructure Manager

Summary of Role

Friday Media Group run a large number of market-leading multiple listing (classified ad) websites, recruitment websites and eCommerce businesses. Developments are undertaken both internally and through third-party relationships. Your role as Linux and Support Engineer will see you get involved with many exciting projects across the group, working across a range of current software and integrating with new technologies. Working within a team you will ensure that the IT systems and infrastructure in use across our various offices is meticulously maintained and constantly evolved. Bringing with you desire and enthusiasm, you’ll help us to improve the way we deliver operational solutions to the business and external customers, whilst learning and implementing best practice solutions related to working within a large digitally-focused business. And don’t worry, there is a great team here to provide support and help you succeed!


Linux Support Engineer Responsibilities

Working in a fast-moving organisation, across a range of products and markets, your role will be wide and varied. The core of the work will focus around:

  • Provide day-to-day IT support to our staff via phone and face to face

  • Build and maintain Centos Servers

  • Linux administration

  • Providing support to our Development teams, configuring web stack and applications

  • Support and maintenance of the companies IT and Telecommunications Infrastructure

  • Proactively monitoring IT / Hosting systems and platforms, resolving issues before they become critical.

  • Flexibility to travel to remote office and store locations

Minimum Experience/Knowledge

  • Minimum 1 year working knowledge of Linux OS Administration (Centos / Redhat)

  • Working Knowledge of NGINX / IIS / DNS

  • Good understanding of Firewall and Network security

  • Working Knowledge of Server Monitoring

  • Analytically minded and enjoys problem-solving

  • Good customer service experience

  • Must hold a valid driving license

Desirable Experience/ knowledge

  • Windows/Mac desktop support

  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2016 / 2019 and AD

  • Cisco ASA admin experience

  • vSphere / vSAN admin experience  

  • Veeam Backup software

Other benefits

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Your Birthday off

  • Group pension scheme

  • Friendly working atmosphere

  • Ride to Work Scheme

  • Team social events

  • Free fruit and snacks in the office

  • Flexible work opportunities


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