System Engineer

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Job description

Responsibilities include:

  • Having impact on the organisation introducing improvements to processes, technologies, etc.
  • Deliver high quality environments in line with architectural standards and project delivery requirements
  • Identify inefficiencies and where necessary implement changes to fix the end to end deployment process
  • Adapts positively and quickly to new technologies and process
  • Analyzing running systems in search of potential issues
  • Solving problems on production systems
  • Working with existing documentation
  • Engage in core Information security principles contributing to PCI-DSS compliance and active protection of William Hills Infrastructure
  • Makes extra effort to help support teams and end users – “goes the extra mile”
  • Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure
  • A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work
  • Takes Ownership of work and sees this through to completion
  • Forges strong relationships with WH Technology, business colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Works effectively as part of a highly technical and talented William Hill Delivery team
  • Align, communicate, and plan infrastructure initiatives in partnership with senior management, peers, and Project Management
  • Act as a coach to support less experienced colleagues with the adoption of new technologies and processes

What do we expect?

  • Hands on Technical experience in administration of Linux (preferably Red Hat)
  • Strong knowledge of Networking – DNS, Load Balancing, Firewalls, routing
  • Excellent background in packaging and deployment of applications e.g Java, PHP using Version control systems (GIT) and Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins)
  • An excellent working knowledge of configuration management, provisioning and Orchestration tools such as Puppet, CFengine, Chef, Ansible, Salt. Working knowledge and understanding of Puppet is highly desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of Zabbix, ELK Stack, Nginx, Varnish, Docker, AWS, Scripting
  • An excellent working knowledge of load balancing, high availability/clustering technologies
  • Some experience with Juniper, Checkpoint and Cisco firewall technology
  • Experience in managing and maintaining application delivery platforms such as F5, Stingray/Steel app
  • An excellent general working knowledge of IT systems environments i.e. operating systems, networking, applications, platforms and databases
  • An understanding of project & service delivery processes, development & testing methodologies and working to Change and Release managements practices
  • Maintains a holistic focus when dealing with day to day issues
  • Strong customer focus establishing effective relationships with key stakeholders and 3rd parties
  • Significant experience in working on live production systems
  • Excellent English (both written and spoken)