Linux System Administrator/Engineer (2 year fixed term)

Linux System Administrator/Engineer (2 year fixed term)
Squiz, Australia

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 12, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description

Squiz is embarking on an exciting migration program to migrate our client’s Search and Content management systems solutions from datacentre hosting to SaaS. To get us there we’re looking for talented System Administrators (4 ANZ, 4 UK) to work with us on a 2 year fixed term contract. You will be embedded in a global team known for great culture and innovation, as we strive to continuously improve our processes and deliver best practice solutions to our customers.

We have positions available in the UK and Australia amp; New Zealand and you’ll be working on migrating our national and international client base. Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Migrating customer solutions to SaaS
  • Working with Developers and Project Managers to implement changes required for SaaS
  • Troubleshooting of application/system/network problems, including functional and performance issues.
  • Work effectively with other teams in the business to deliver the best outcome for the customers.

To be successful in this role your skills will include:

Must Haves

  • Solid hands-on experience with Linux (RHEL/CentOS 7/8) systems.
  • Good understanding of Internet technologies and protocols (TCP/IP stack, DNS, HTTP, SSL etc).
  • Good understanding of Web technologies (HTTP caching, CDN, proxy, WAF as well as modern web security).
  • Experience with version control (Git/SVN) and configuration management (Puppet, Ansible) systems.
  • Experience managing web servers (Nginx/Apache, PHP-FPM) as well as databases (Postgresql and/or MySQL).
  • A keen eye and respect for data, including loss prevention and security

Nice to Have

  • Experience in coding in at least one of the scripting languages (bash, Python, Perl etc) is required. PHP experience is a plus.
  • Experience conducting load and performance testing amp; tuning
  • Be able to communicate technical information to non technical people in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of containerisation of applications using Docker is a plus.
  • Understanding of AWS services and Cloudflare
  • Experience in delivering scalable SaaS products.

Note: Passing a Police check and/or security clearance may be required.

Who we are:

Squiz has helped organisations improve the services they offer online and, in turn, the lives of the people that matter to them; building portals for students, websites for citizens, intranets for employees, and much more.

Headquartered in Australia, we have teams and customers across the globe, with offices in New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom and Poland.

Right now, we are in the midst of a very important and exciting point in our journey as we transform our business into a SaaS Digital Experience Platform product organisation, putting the power of the products we’ve used to deliver amazing experiences into the hands of our customers.

Why work for Squiz?

You’ll work with some of the most intelligent and down to earth people you’ll ever meet: we are made up of a diverse range of passionate people who love challenging the status quo. Every day is different, but what is constant is we enjoy what we do.

Squiz has a flexible working policy: We encourage our teams to embrace flexibility in how their team members manage where and how they work. We want you to be able to work in a way that drives productivity, efficiency and outcomes; along with connection and collaboration.

We celebrate diversity and unite on the elements of our company DNA, starting every customer conversation with why? to understand their needs, working hard to find a way to overcome every challenge, and fighting for better outcomes with the work we do; all while checking our egos at door, not taking ourselves too seriously and having fun along the way.

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