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Systems Architect - Social Network / Big Data - London, £40K-£55K + benefits

You will be working for BraveNewTalent as Systems Architect - Social Network / Big Data - London, £40K-£55K + benefits

BraveNewTalent is a Careers Social Network that connects Talent directly with the Employers they want to work for. We\‘re well funded, have a great list of blue chip clients already working with us, and poised for rapid growth.

We\‘re hiring a Systems Architect to take on the challenge of designing, implementing and managing our systems architecture. You\‘ll be dealing with Big Data and a global audience of potentially millions of users. Oh, and we\‘re pretty much Open Source all the way.

The Responsibilities:
+ Design, configure and tune high availability UNIX-based systems
+ Creating, supporting and maintaining remote and locally hosted UNIX-based servers
+ Improving utilization of UNIX-based environments (CPU, memory, I/O)
+ Develop and implement standards for change and configuration management
+ Configure and manage performance monitoring tools and notification/alerting services
+ Install, configure and manage networking hardware
+ Design, document and implement disaster recovery / business continuity procedures
+ Design and maintain the development, testing, deployment & production environments
+ Support developers by troubleshooting service-impacting issues involving the network
+ Monitor network stability and performance, ensuring 24×7 operational up time
+ Oversee and execute planned network maintenance, minimizing impact to services
+ Liaison with vendors/manufacturers for purchases, warranty fixes & technical support
+ Oversee firewalls and perimeter security
+ Ability to be on-call 24×7 to respond to site outages and emergencies
+ Tuning viral/social applications for high performance and availability
+ Manage backups and recovery as well as systems security
+ Carry out performance tuning, hardware upgrades and resource optimization

The Person:
+ Deep understanding of Linux based Operating Systems
+ Expertise in MySQL, nagios, Apache & NGINX configurations
+ Deep understanding of MySQL Databases Administration
+ Expertise in Performance Tuning and Optimization of MySQL DB
+ Expertise in virtualisation
+ Expertise in systems management via Puppet or Chef
+ Expertise in configuration & management of VLANS, Cisco Switches + Firewalls, Zeus ZXTM Layer 7 Load Balancers
+ Fluent with SQL
+ Strong shell scripting skills
+ Ideally strong PHP scripting skills
+ Experience with memcached
+ Ideally experience with a NoSQL database, varnish, and php-fpm
+ Ideally previous experience as a Back End Developer (PHP preferred, though also consider Perl, Python or Ruby.)


Send your CV to jobs@bravenewtalent.com

The Job


Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:



This job is located in London, England, United Kingdom

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