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Systems Engineer - Linux - Hosting / Datacentre

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Recruiter: Recruitment Revolution
Listed on: 6th April
Location: Dublin
Salary Notes: €35,000 - €55,000 (depending on experience) + Benefits
Type: Permanent

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We are currently recruiting for an experienced Systems Engineer to expand our current team. This team is responsible for the design, deployment, troubleshooting and maintenance of our hosting infrastructure, and for building dedicated customer solutions. We currently support an infrastructure of over 2000 physical and virtual servers with over 100,000 customers on a redundant core network, operating out of three data centres.

Role Info:

Systems Engineer - Linux - Hosting / Datacentre - Ireland's Leading Hosting Brand
Dublin / Remote / Carlow
€35,000 - €55,000 (depending on experience) + Benefits

Full time, permanent

A full clean driving license is required.

Who we are:

We are Ireland's leading web hosting company and ICANN-accredited domain registrar. Headquartered in Carlow and 100% Irish-owned, we provide innovative technology solutions to more than 100,000 customers in 170 countries, with dedicated servers and colocation, including a comprehensive range of hosting plans, domain name registration services, email, productivity and digital marketing tools.

The Systems Engineer Role:

+ Work as part of the engineering team to ensure that all services run optimally. Continuously monitor performance against published SLA targets.
+ Assist in the management of Linux based services, such as Shared Hosting (Plesk /Cpanel) on Centos, CloudLinux, customer dedicated servers, using platforms such as Ansible, Spacewalk, Nagios and Icinga.
+ Deployment of enterprise class solutions such as clustering and load balancing high availability services on both Windows and Linux platforms.
+ Help plan and implement future developments, such as systems upgrades, using detailed plans and scheduled upgrade or implementation cycles.
+ Help maintain anti-virus, backup, and other management software on Windows/Linux systems.
+ Assist with security and patch management on all hosted and customer systems.
+ Participate in the on-call roster in support of other team members (24 /7/365)

This is an opportunity to work with many different technologies and platforms and to develop your technical skills within a very experienced group of professionals.

Linux technologies: Centos, RHEL, Debian, Cloud Linux, XEN/KVM, MySQL, PostGreSQL, PHP, DRBD, DNS, LDAP, Bash scripting, Python, Ansible, Nagios /Icinga, Netbox/Racktables. A good working knowledge of Plesk /cPanel would be advantageous.

Experience Required:

The relevant applicant will ideally have a background in a web-hosting environment, with strong skills in Linux systems administration, virtualisation technologies, some networking skills.

An in-depth knowledge of Linux infrastructure and a good working knowledge of the other technologies, in a high-availability 24/7 environment is essential, as is the ability to plan and schedule work to minimise service outages.


+ Free car parking
+ Group pension scheme including DIS and income protection
+ Training and further education opportunities
+ Regular performance reviews
+ 21 days holidays a year. Up to 26 days holiday based on length of employment.
+ ½ day holiday on your birthday each year
+ Salaried job with weekly payment
+ Bike to work scheme available
+ 6 months paid maternity leave
+ 2 week paid paternity leave

Other advantages / benefits:

+ Offices located close to M9 Dublin to Waterford motorway for easy commute
+ 1 hour from Dublin airport
+ Mini-gym and showers on site
+ Relaxed dress code

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Linux Systems Engineer, Linux Hosting Engineer, Linux Datacentre Engineer, Linus Systems Administrator

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.