[GLLUG] [VACANCY] Part-time Systems Administrator / IT Support - London

System Administrator sysadmin at survivalinternational.org
Wed Jul 5 09:13:25 UTC 2017

Survival is the leading organisation supporting tribal peoples around the
world. We’re radical, uncompromising in our belief that tribal peoples
should be able to take their rightful place in the 21st Century, and
innovative in our use of technology.

This position will work with and report to our web team.

You must have the right to work in the UK.


   - UNIX knowledge with expertise with standard UNIX utilities and
   - Familiar with Macs.
   - Familiar with Linux file sharing and permissions (SMB, ACLs).
   - Strong general networking background and security concepts (Firewalls,
   Routing, VPNs,
   - HTTPS, SSL certificates etc.)
   - Diagnose and remedy network issues as they occur.
   - Experience with desktop security management and Mac desktop support.
   - Hands-on hardware maintenance and troubleshooting experience.
   - Experience automating workflows, setting up cron jobs, writing and
   running shell scripts, etc.
   - Strong troubleshooting skills.
   - Nice to work with, trustworthy, reliable and flexible. Willing to be
   in on-call rotation.
   - An interest in learning and keeping-up to date with new tools, trends
   and best practices
   - Cisco Certification (CCNA) is a benefit


   - Be committed to Survival’s aims and ideals.
   - Take care of all our network infrastructure and systems.
   - Look out for any security problems that may arise or that we currently
   have and implement long-term solutions to them.
   - Develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the
   security and integrity of all our data (backups, encryption, automated
   database dumps, etc.)
   - Configure and maintain our file share system.
   - Audit the application flow security of all software used by the staff
   and suggest improvements (password management, 2FA, etc.)
   - Help maintain Survival's physical network infrastructure (wired
   internet and Wi-Fi). Configure and maintain a VPN for the team.
   - Provide desktop support for staff computers (Mostly OS X): fix
   problems with malware, maintain our current hardware, provide assistance
   with equipment specification, setup, problem resolution, and network
   support related to all our hardware and software.
   - Create and maintain effective and accurate technical documentation.

What can we offer you?

When you join Survival, you’re getting more than just a career: you’re
gaining a unique opportunity to be at the heart of one of the most exciting
campaigning organizations around;  it is not just a job. You will be
working with a team of passionate people who really care about human rights
and want to change the status quo.

   - Your work is at the very foundation of our organization. Keeping our
   systems running smoothly across all of our international offices is central
   to achieving our mission in the most efficient way.
   - Being part of a small team, you will not be pigeonholed by your job
   description. Your voice can count and we welcome your ideas.
   - We strive to be an equal opportunities employer, with a close-knit and
   friendly internal culture. We treat our employees well.
   - We have a pensions scheme and generous annual leave (25 days’ holiday
   increasing with length of service + bonus days over Christmas and New Year).
   - MacBook Pro or similar.
   - Annual international team get-together.

This is a 2 day / 14 hours per week position (regular working hours to be
arranged between 10am and 6pm Mondays to Fridays). The contract is for 12
months (renewable), with a 6-month probationary period. Salary £28-31k per
annum pro rata.

Deadline 28 July 2017

Interviews will start on 31 July 2017

To apply send your CV and cover letter to sysadmin at survivalinternational.org
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