• Domains
  • Hosting
  • WordPress
  • Websites & Shops
  • Email & Office
  • Servers
  • Cloud
  • Partner Programme
X

Contact Us

Call Sales

The Role

Are you currently bored dealing with the same products and systems every day? Do you want to be hands-on with large scale, global, hosting platforms, working as part of Europe’s #1 Hosting Provider?

You will join a team of experienced Linux systems engineers and operations specialists in the design, build and deployment of platforms and solutions that will drive the technical future of the business. You’ll need to be an excellent communicator, adept at operating under pressure and establishing rapport with colleagues whilst providing technical expertise.

We look for individuals who love to learn, are technically confident and enjoy facilitating team collaboration whilst shaping, growing and improving our technology ecosystems.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be from a Systems Engineering/Admin, 3rd Line Support or Operations background
  • Be a passionate technologist with experience in building and operating Linux platforms
  • Be an excellent trouble-shooter – looking to continuously improve the systems you work on
  • Love a challenge and be looking for a dynamic environment where you will work on a broad set of technologies and can make a real difference
  • Have a passion for Open Source software

Duties and responsibilities

  • Building, maintaining and operating major Linux platforms
  • Review, make recommendations and implement improvements to existing platforms

Skills and experience

Required:

  • Linux server administration, preferably RHCE certified
  • Scripting skills (eg BASH, Python,)
  • Experience of server virtualisation at scale, preferably KVM
  • Experience delivering Linux platform/systems projects

Key technologies used at Fasthosts:

  • Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift
  • CentOS, Redhat, Debian Linux Operating Systems
  • Git, Ansible, Puppet, Foreman.
  • Apache/NGINX web server administration
  • Postfix/Dovecot mail server administration
  • Scripting – Bash, Python, Perl
  • MySQL/MariaDB, Galera, Maxscale database technologies
  • Ceph, Scality storage technologies

We offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
  • Opportunities to visit the best industry conferences across Europe
  • Free parking close to our offices in a vibrant city centre location
  • Contributory pension scheme, Health care, Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
  • Free soft drinks, fruit and computer games available in our break rooms.
  • Excellent coffee!
  • Great social activities: summer and Christmas parties, fitness groups, running teams, and many more.
Take the first step in working for Fasthosts

Featured vacancies

Full list of vacancies

Linux Systems Engineer

Do you want to be hands-on with large scale, global, hosting platforms, working as part of Europe's #1 Hosting Provider? You will join a team of experienced Linux systems engineers and operations specialists in the design

Full Job Spec

Technical Support Advisor

Situated in a fun, fast-paced and extremely friendly office environment, we provide 24/7 multi-channel technical and user support to our customers via Phone, Email, Chat

Full Job Spec