Linux Systems Administrator

London - London

£40,000 - £50,000   

Linux Systems Administrator - Web Hosting - Brentford

A great opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator to join a premium boutique IT hosting company near Brentford and join a team of 4 infrastructure engineers. This is a newly created role due to our client growing considerably during these strange times.

I have been working with this organisation for many years and they are a great bunch of people, with a good culture and great technology.

This is a small organisation of 20 employees with a large infrastructure (200+ Linux Servers) on which hundreds of enterprise companies host their transnational websites.

Skills required / our client's technical environment:

  • Linux Systems Administrator experience at least 1-3 years of experience
  • CentOS and Ubuntu
  • Physical and virtual servers (VMware, OnApp and some XenServer) - 200+ servers
  • Installing, configuring, and administering Linux operating systems
  • Experience with open-source software and/or service management tools and applications (Zabbix, etc.)
  • Scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, and/or Bash
  • Good understanding of server security issues and best practices for security software policies
  • Practical knowledge of building and supporting physical server components and RAID
  • Previous experience working in an environment with formally structured IT Operational processes: work request ticket management, incident management, change management, problem management
  • Demonstrates a strongly detail-oriented approach to everything you do
  • Can adapt to change and work well under pressure
  • Ability to take on internal operational initiatives as a prime or lead
  • Excellent communication, organisational, interpersonal, problem solving, and documentation skills

This really is a great environment where you will have the chance to get your voice heard. The management team will encourage you to come up with new ideas and improvements; if you have the passion, our client will give you the path the grow and implement new projects and developments!


  • Hybrid role (commute to Brentford twice a week)
  • Pension
  • Health Care
  • Holidays + Birthday off
  • Some parking availability

Linux Systems Administrator - Web Hosting - Brentford

Linux Sys Admin CentOS Ubuntu VMware Opensource Python Ruby Perl RAID

Updated: Wed May 18 2022 13:10:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)