Bristol, United Kingdom
Are you an experienced Linux Systems Administrator ready for your next challenge?
You will ensure server security (account management, patching, access control etc.); manage monitoring and alerting (resource usage, capacity, etc.); contribute to our disaster planning strategy, specifically in the areas of HA (high availability); contribute to the optimisation of our application by intelligent use of the Linux OS and associated tools; support our developers in debugging and improving code and systems; and help with the intelligent automation of as many system tasks as possible.
You will also be responsible for some Windows Systems Administration tasks.
Our application delivers around 200 million ads and processes, and approximately £6m worth of transactions every month, across 8 countries, all timezones and many languages. We have an exemplary record for both availability and stability. As we expand, we are looking to further strengthen this area.
Our systems are distributed across several data centres and companies. We have around 12 physical production servers along with a small number of VMs. We run machines on redhat enterprise server and Debian. We also run separate test and development environments.
Webgains is a leader in performance marketing, working for almost 15 years on behalf of clients such as Nike, Samsung, Mothercare and over 1500 others. We are at the first steps of a transformational project to further future proof our proposition and platform. We have a plan to double the size and reach of our business within the next few years and for this we seek the very best people out there to help us on this journey.
We’re ambitious but the environment is relaxed and sociable. The only thing we demand is that you never stop learning. We’ll give you the independence and support to produce your best work.
You enjoy working with people and are a good communicator. You enjoy working as part of a team but are able to organise and prioritise your own work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility and pride in successfully performing your duties.
You will have the following technical skills…
Software installation and management
Networking, including TCP/IP and routing
Apache web server admin
Percona set up and installation
Windows Server 2008
Domain controllers/active directory
Experience of using AWS and Amazon Cloud
Interested? Apply Now!
Black Sun Plc
Fulham, London, UK
Black Sun is a digital communications agency and we are looking for an ambitious individual, with some frontline IT support experience, who is looking for their next big role. Our role encompasses all aspects of hardware and software support, a broad range of IT administrative tasks, provisioning and staff support. So this role is only suitable to those who are motivated and willing to get stuck in and learn, who have big ambitions, and a real interest in all things digital!
What we are looking for:
> Someone with demonstrable front line support experience
> Desktop support skills in Windows 7 and 10, Mac OSX, MS Office Suite and Adobe Cloud applications
> Good troubleshooting skills and logical analytical manner when problem solving
> Basic networking skills would be beneficial (but isn't essential)
> Experience of Powershell scripting would be an advantage
> Someone who has great communications skills and can prove that they can build positive working relationships with colleagues
A bit about us:
We are one of the UK's leading Digital and Communications agencies based in the beautiful grounds of Fulham Palace, London. We are an award winning, fast growing agency with over 90 employees, with offices in both London and Singapore. We work with some of the world's largest international organisations on a wide range of multi-media communications projects. You can find more information about us here: https://www.blacksunplc.com
What's in it for you:
> We have a seriously talented bunch of people who want to share their skills to help you develop your own
> We believe in rewarding great work with fast career-progression opportunities, great pay and added benefits
> Training; you will have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, industry professionals. We offer both internal and external training programmes
> And we like to have fun along the way with an active social calendar, sports activities, bake-offs...and a joint breakfast every Friday. But don't take our word for it, come and see for yourself!
Birmingham City University
Birmingham, United Kingdom
IT Training Manager £37,966 to £41,267 per annum
Full Time, Permanent position
Ref No: 012018-47-R
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to lead a team of trainers in the IT department at Birmingham City University. Based in our prestigious, modern city centre campus, you will need proven experience of leading IT training and change management initiatives, good people manager skills and ability to quickly build credibility and influence, particularly at a senior level. This role would suit a collaborative professional who enjoys both strategic and operational delivery.
Training provision in the University is undergoing a radical change with the imminent introduction of an Oracle cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning system which incorporates a new LMS. This provides a unique and exciting opportunity to re-evaluate how IT training is offered to our customers. The IT Training Manager will be working closely alongside HR Staff Development, Education Development Service and IT Help Desk teams so an excellent level of professional communication skills and strong leadership capabilities are essential.
We are looking for:
Experience in leading an IT training team
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft technologies including MS Office 2016 and Office 365 products
Ability to design and implement an IT Training strategy, in particular during the rollout of new IT projects and processes
Proven experience to devise and deliver a training programme that will utilise a range of training methods – classroom, eLearning, written materials, floor-walking and 121s
Strong communication, facilitation and change management skills and tangible evidence of driving positive cultural change within large complex organisations – ideally in the higher education sector
In addition to being educated to bachelor degree level and/or holding a relevant professional qualification, you’ll have well developed performance coaching skills.
In your role you will:
Conduct regular individual and team meetings to ensure the IT Training team are growing, developing and achieving the highest standard
Conduct and review Training Needs Analysis (TNA's) and customer feedback across the University
Manage and maintain the IT training budget, co-ordinate external training for IT staff
Develop close professional relationships with suppliers to gain appropriate course content and advantageous terms.
Design interventions to support large scale change and improvement projects.
For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/
Sersy Associates Ltd
London N20, United Kingdom
C# .NET Software Developer, 3+ years’ experience.
North London N20. Short walk from Totteridge and Whetstone tube. Excellent transport links. Car parking available.
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum + Good Package
The Company A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, talented, and experienced C# .NET developer to join a fast-growing tech start-up based in the heart of Whetstone in North London, only a stone’s throw from the High Street. You will be working within a small friendly team in a fun ‘non-corporate’ environment. You will have access to free soft drinks and will be treated to a weekly company lunch. This is a very exciting role with varied work and lots to get involved with, there’s never a dull moment. Not only will this role give you exposure to the full life cycle of an established SaaS product serving 180,000 requests an hour around the clock to customers around the world, but you will also be involved in the creation of a new SaaS product.
A degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline or other relevant IT qualifications.
3+ years relevant experience working in a commercial web development environment.
A thorough knowledge of ASP.NET C#, HTML and CSS.
Strong MS-SQL skills.
A good understanding of interactions between server-side processing and client-side script. (.NET life cycle, AJAX, serialisation, etc.)
Experience working on large applications.
Working within a small team to design, develop, test, document, support and maintain bespoke Windows software solutions and web applications.
Producing well-commented, high quality, clean and performant code.
Deploying applications, monitoring their performance and maintaining them in production.
Analysing and resolving technical and application problems.
Participate in software testing and other quality assurance activities.
Package and support deployment of software releases.
We'd love to hear from you!
In addition to ongoing professional development support, our package also includes:
Bonuses for outstanding performance.
Annual salary reviews ensuring a competitive salary that grows as your skill set does.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.