Infrastructure Team Lead

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
Gibraltar
Salary Description:
£Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
17-Nov-16
Job Ref:
10418

Betting Jobs are working with a major betting/gaming operator as they seek to hire an experienced Infrastructure professional for a leadership position in their fast-paced international office. Contact us today for immediate consideration and a confidential discussion.

THE ROLE:
Systems Administration services including designing, building, tuning, and backup and recovery for Linux systems
Participate as a key technical resource regarding technical elements of business enabling projects.
Provide IT technical expertise to applications developers, and other IT staff for systems development, deployment, installation and production support.
Provide expert technical consulting in the design, development of infrastructure systems to ensure a robust and stable environment.
Participate in formulating and implementing IT standards and policies to support the operational environment and business direction.
Develop all supporting technical documentation to facilitate consistency and quality of installations, systems upgrades and recovery/ repair.
Develop and implement processes to assist with Capacity Planning, Availability Management, performance tuning to support effective operational management.
Ensure the application of best practice with regard to implementation of layered systems products across system infrastructure.
Design, implement and provide continual improvements to new and existing hardware platforms and their operating environments to support ongoing business change and strategy.
Advise and assist with the operation of third level support Systems support / Monitoring tools in order to maintain systems.
Out of hours availability for 3rd level Escalation of production issues per the Escalation Policy
Leading and motivating the Infrastructure team to provide a good level of stability and performance to the business.
Develop management and information reports to the business as required.

THE PERSON:
Essential
At least 5 years experience designing and implementing Linux and Wintel operating environments – in heterogeneous and virtual (VMWare) environments.
At least 3 years experience in designing and implementing layer application products such as Apache, PHP, MySQL, Postgres, Nagios, PHP, SVN, GIT, Bamboo.
At least 3 years experience designing and implementing clustering technologies.
At least 3 years working with SAN technologies (EMC) technologies and support of same.
At least 3 year designing and implementing backup solutions including Netbackup backup/recovery systems
At least 3 years’ experience with large scale web applications
Demonstrated tolerance to high workloads and multiple changing priorities.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems and issues at all levels.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prioritise work load.
Effective awareness of current IT issues and technology.
Demonstrated documentation skills
Provide effective support, policy, and procedures documentation.
Understand and drive initiatives to support change control and Capacity planning and operational integrity.
Conceive and develop effective systems to proactively support and manage business operations.
Advanced working knowledge of word processor, pc database, and spreadsheet packages
High degree of competency in using diagramming tools to effectively present complex technical environments
Experience in supervising and leading infrastructure teams.

Desirable
Computer Science/IT related university degree
Working knowledge of IT and quality international standards.
Exposure to support and development methodologies for large RDBMS (Oracle)
Exposure to project management methodologies and software.
Exposure to Agile Development Methodology
Demonstrated experience in, MySQL and PostgreSQL database administration and reporting/application analysis.
Solaris 10 Administrator SCSA

COMPETENCIES
Behavioral
Effectively operate both as a team member, and as an individual.
Strong logic, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Effective “plain English” communication using written, verbal, and presentations skills.
Positive, innovative and constructive outlook with a high level of initiative and self motivation.
Business oriented perspective to system support processes.
Strong time management skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Interpersonal skills including those to project a professional image of the team both internally and externally.
Professional attitude towards work, staff and peers with the ability to build relationships and communicate with staff and stakeholders at all levels.
Pragmatic, but committed to continuous improvement

Technical
Provide effective support, policy, and procedures documentation.
Understand and drive initiatives to support change control and Capacity planning and operational integrity.
Conceive and develop effective systems to proactively support and manage business operations.
Advanced working knowledge of word processor, PC database, and spreadsheet packages
Ability to work in flexible times outside normal working hours and during peak periods as required.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Mark Jardine
Email:

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