16 de Maio de 2018

Senior Systems Administrator (m/f)


  • Localidade Porto
  • Contrato Contrato sem termo
  • Horário Full-time

Reports to 
Systems Manager 


Purpose of the Position 
To support the Hostelworld.com e-Commerce platform. To architect and implement enhancements to key systems that underpins the Hostelworld.com business. You will be a key resource in ensuring that the eCommerce systems are capable of sustaining the growth and development of the business. Disciplines include: systems administration, database administration, systems architecture, systems implementation, datacentre management and project management 

Main duties & Responsibilities 
• Provide local IT support in the Porto office to all colleagues as part of the initial phase of the Hostelworld expansion in Porto

• Collaborate with colleagues in development and engineering to solve complex problems and deliver robust / scalable / secure platforms

• Provide systems administration for the Linux based e-Commerce systems

• Take ownership of issues to resolution demonstrating a positive / can-do approach

• Liaising with external service providers as necessary

• Designing, building and maintaining the next generation of the e-Commerce systems 

Essential Competencies: 
• Excellent analytical / problem solving ability in a complex e-Commerce system with a global customer base

• Flexible and adaptable in the approach to address customer and business needs • Desire to learn about cutting edge technologies and apply them to our systems

• Ability to work under own initiative or as part of a team 

Education & Experience 
• A minimum of 2.1 in a Computer Science related degree or related qualification

• 7 plus years of IT experience

• 5 plus years in a global e-Commerce technical systems administration role

• 5 plus years administration of an enterprise Linux platform

• Experience with common virtualisation technologies

• Experience in supporting 24x7 e-Commerce systems

• Experience with Open Source technologies:  

   o Detailed Apache / nGinx web server configuration / administration experience

   o Detailed MySQL Database server administration experience o Detailed Linux experience (Redhat, Centos, Scientific Linux etc)

   o Detailed Networking experience

   o PHP Hypertext pre-processor experience

• Experience with designing / implementing enterprise monitoring solutions

• Demonstrated experience in at least one of:

   o PERL

   o Shell scripting o PHP Hypertext pre-processor

   o Ruby 
   o Python

• Experience with ITIL / Lean Six Sigma a distinct advantage

• Experience with PCI DSS / Sarbanes-Oxley / HIPAA a distinct advantage  


To apply or for more information please contact [email protected]