JOB TITLE: Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Halifax
Job Reference : 11077SM Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 22/10/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE) Full time / Permanent Paying 35 to 40k Based in Halifax The Role As the Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE) you will be responsible for the platform operation, in collaboration with our managed hosting provider, partners and suppliers.


Job Description

Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE)
Full time / Permanent
Paying 35 to 40k
Based in Halifax

The Opportunity
Due to growth and expansion, an exciting opportunity has become available at our client, who are an award winning leading player in the Equestrian industry, for a GNU/Linux (Web/Java/J2EE) System Administrator, with a focus on E-commerce. As part of a motivated team of industry professionals, this is a great opportunity for the right person to join an inspirational and driven team. Our client want to bring our existing website under control and are looking for an experienced and pro-active systems person who can work with a managed hosting provider in order to take over the platform from the agency which built it. The successful candidate will be a key player in the changeover of the existing website platform in house, to help a smooth transition and stable operations.
The Role
As the Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE) you will be responsible for the platform operation, in collaboration with our managed hosting provider, partners and suppliers.

In particular:
*Day-to-day engineering, monitoring and maintenance
*Collaborating with a developer on site development
*Deployment of changes to the sites
*Tracking down and resolving platform issues
*Involvement in longer term improvements to both platform and operations
*Liaising with third party suppliers on problem solving and change management
*Staying on top of developments in Linux hosting, security and related issues
*Technical documentation of the platform (run book, wiki)
*Providing out of hours support when required

The Candidate
The ideal Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE) will have.

Essential criteria required
*BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or appropriate IT / BCS qualifications, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
*In-depth understanding of modern web hosting infrastructure
*In-depth experience of GNU/Linux servers (ideally Red Hat)
*Excellent working knowledge of J2EE Application Servers such (ideally IBM WebSphere)
*Excellent working knowledge of e-commerce platforms (ideally IBM Commerce)
*Good working knowledge of Web Servers, ideally Apache and performance infrastructure (caching, accelerators, monitoring)
*Experience of the "devops" tool stacks, testing, automation, deployment monitoring tools
*Experience of working in tandem with a development team
*Working knowledge of databases (ideally DB2 and MySQL)
*Working knowledge of site search tools, ideally SOLR
*Shell scripting and server automation
*Technical problem solving and technical communication

Desirable skills / experience
*Understanding and/or experience of other web platforms such as php (WordPress) or even Windows server hosting would be a bonus.

The Company
The Linux Web System Administrator (Web/Java/J2EE) will work for an award winning leading player in the Equestrian industry who are currently investing heavily in future proofing the business, while also developing their own platform, enabling them to move into an exciting future.

The Package
Paying £35k to £40k plus benefits.


Job Keywords

Linux, Web, Systems, Administrator, GNU, Java, J2EE, Halifax, Ecommerce, website, computer science, IT, Red Hat, IBM WebSphere, devops, hosting, servers, apache, MySQL, DB2, SOLR, scripting, software, development, developer, PHP, wordpress, windows,



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