Remote System Administration Team Lead

Task details
Posted on May 31st, 2021
Accepting applications
$6700.00 (Negotiable)
Full Time
Skills Required
  • System Administration
  • Systems Engineering

Our client is a well-established, growing and international active product company within the digital entertainment domain (gaming, e-sports betting, casino gambling, etc.) 
To advance the Tech Team, we are looking for a skilled System Administration Team Lead to join the high-performance group.

Working fully remote from anywhere in Europe as a Freelancer / Contractor (long-term, 1+ year) or Employee.

The Role

As System Administration Team Lead you will be part of the team that manages and delivers software development projects and helps to ensure the availability of key DevOps services used by the software development teams and Business units as well as critical QA/UAT and production environments. 
You will lead a small team in keeping the non-prod environments up and running while making improvements to the operations and run them as well as release software to production.

You will become part of a Sports & Trading Platform tribe where you will be developing and maintaining systems that strive to be the best in class.

Some of your responsibilities:

 - Lead a small team, making sure they are motivated and deliver on time

 - To help automate and streamline the operations and processes

 - Support building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations

 - Troubleshooting and resolving issues in the internal Dev, QA/UAT environments for a wide variety of projects 

 - You will maintain, upgrade and configure the internal services

Your Profile:

You should have extensive experience in an IT infrastructure role with a strong background in Linux and Cloud administration
A strong advantage will be if you are certified in Linux, VMware, Citrix and have good knowledge of Mac OS X. 
Leadership/ mentorship experience is required!

 - Experience with server virtualization and software-defined networking

 - Messaging middleware and AMQP. Specifically Kafka and Artemis.

 - SQL in general and PostgreSQL, MySQL specifically (NoSQL experience, such as Cassandra, Redis and MongoDB is a plus.)

 - Cloud services (experience with AWS would be nice)

 - Automation/configuration management using either Salt, Puppet, Chef, or an equivalent

 - Some experience focused on coding and scripting (mostly Bash, Python, Java, Groovy)

 - APM tools such as NewRelic or SysDig

 - Familiar with Apache and Nginx web servers running and configuring

Desired Skills:

·         Following the best methodologies and IT operations but also able to suggest any improvements

·         A self-starter with the ability to make progress with minimal direction.

·         Good interpersonal skills, capable of mentoring people

·         Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail

·         Strong written and presentation skills in English.

·         Result Oriented

·         Self-motivated

·         Strong organizational skills

·         Leadership skills

Great Benefits:

Attractive salary package

Annual performance bonus (also as a Freelancer / Contractor)

Health and dental insurance

22 days paid annual leave

In-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career


Contract-to-Hire model possible!

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