[Scottish] Linux position in Edinburgh

Ivan Groenewald ivang2 at xtrahost.co.uk
Tue Jan 24 01:19:40 UTC 2012


We run a hosting company in Edinburgh. We pretty much always have vacancies for trainee, junior and senior candidates. 
Don't feel shy to apply for the post if you feel you are a bit short on skills or experience. A willingness to learn and expand your experience is absolutely necessary however.

Let me know what you think. To apply - Send a CV and covering letter to recruitment at xtrahost.co.uk

Linux System Administrator/Engineer

About us:
Xtraordinary Hosting (www.xtrahost.co.uk) is a well established UK Webhosting Provider that's been in operation for 10 years.

What we are looking for:
We are recruiting for a Linux System Administrator/ Engineer. 

The candidate must be passionate about Linux and be able to demonstrate their skills. Experience with hosted or cloud services are preferred.

Skills requirement:
Experience/Skills required:

Minimum 2 years Linux/Open Source experience
Previous scripting experience in either Ruby, Perl or Python
Database management and maintenance in either MySQL or PostgreSQL 
Experience with virtualisation in either Xen or KVM
Experience with running and managing web facing applications (Apache, Nginx etc)

Physical deployment of servers, network equipment and firewalls in datacentre racks
Linux and Windows operating system and application management
System administration
Research and documentation
We are a people focussed business and believe that people are our biggest asset. We actively work to develop and further the careers of our team members. In-business training and mentoring is provided as part of this position.

This position may develop into a senior engineering position within our growing systems and networking teams. 


This role is based in Edinburgh. 

40 hours per week. Office hours. In addition the job holder will be on-call for out of hours cover on a rota-basis.

You must be able to speak English fluently as this position requires communication with business customers in the UK. 

To apply for this position please reply recruitment at xtrahost.co.uk, include your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suited to this position.

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