Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Linux and Web Applications - MantechIT

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Linux and Web Applications

Based in the Inner West, this company is developing new mobility technologies to deliver cutting edge concepts. This is an opportunity to work with an experienced team in a dynamic and exciting environment. This will be a key role within a start-up operation supporting the launch and commercialization activities of a new web based software product. Operating in the mobile Smartphone apps environment, there is potential to grow your experience and responsibility as the organization grows.

The application will operate in a mobile internet environment with a large volume of users and consumer transactions. You will be responsible for keeping this large-scale web application up and running, eventually supporting a user base of many millions of users. This includes the start-up phases supporting the initial pilot and customer trials, and working closely with the software development and customer facing teams.The nature of the work is data intensive, using ground-breaking code, with potential to scale up to large scale high volume operations, along with a roll-out of new features and capabilities over time.

If you have a Linux background, with database support (PostgreSQL preferred), as well as experience with Internet based applications and preferably some exposure to cloud based services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) in particular then this is the right place to be.

Main Activities/Tasks
Linux System Administration.
Deployment and management of web applications infrastructure(Java, Tomcat preferred) including security.
Develop and document support processes.
Contribute system requirements that enhance the ability to support the applications.
Maintain network and application platform performance and availability through capacity planning, tuning and surveillance.
Application release management: staging, scheduling down time, roll out.
Backup and disaster recovery provisioning.
Developing scripts and other tools to automate system administration procedures.
DB Support (PostgreSQL preferred, not DBA).
Cloud platform deployment (Amazon Web Services preferred).

Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Computing degree (or similar) or equivalent relevant experience.

For a confidential discussion please call Stephen Winnick on 91464483 or send your CV to