• Morley, UK

The Hyperslice Group is the UK's leading independent, managed hosting provider with a wide range of hosting services. Committed to first-rate service to drive your business forward, we provide everything from entry-level, shared website and email hosting to bespoke, enterprise-class cloud solutions. With an extensive range of services ensures providing the next-gen in web solution. 

These include exceptional infrastructure operating from four, UK based datacentres. Experts available when needed

£30,000 - £35,000 yearly
Hyperslice Morley, UK
Mar 17, 2020
Full time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Linux Automation engineer to join the UKs leading independent managed hosting group, at our Leeds HQ. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing and exciting organisation where your decisions truly count.  Who You'll Be Develop and refine tools, procedures and workflows that create consistency and stability for our internal operations and customer experience. Discuss ideas at a high level and use your technical ability to follow through and implement them. Review and research potential new products, presenting them to the widerteam to highlight their potential.  Be a champion for projects Be comfortable working in a fluid environment where requirements and priorities may change at short notice. Be prepared to be the cause of that change. Continually think about the root causes of issues, and where necessary, stop and re-evaluate a project with the team to ensure it doesn't just address the symptoms of a problem. Ensure that projects move ahead in a timely fashion. Coordinate with different teams to ensure that work is achieved effectively. Document and communicate your work Appreciate high quality documentation and have pride in your own. Enjoy using communication and collaboration tools for maximum efficiency. Produce documentation on development work that can be used for Research and Development funding.  Effectively communicate with other departments to highlight the goals of new and existing projects and their ongoing progress. Essential Attributes Strong Linux Sysadmin Skills Knowledge and Understanding of IT Infrastructure Scripting (BASH, Python, Lua, Powershell) Comfort with collaboration and open communication A positive attitude and the desire to learn Desirable Attributes Automation and Config Management Skills (Ansible) Knowledge of Databases (MySQL, Postgres, Influx) Knowledge of Data Serialisation Languages (JSON, YAML) Experience working with automation and monitoring tools (Icinga, Grafana, TICK stack, ELK stack) Experience with source control (Git, GitLab) Knowledge and Understanding of Networking Technologies Knowledge of the web hosting industry and associated technologies. (Apache, NGINX, IIS)