Systems Engineer

The Systems Engineer is a key member of the Systems Infrastructure team and is responsible for the servers and networks that run our publishing platforms
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Our fiercely world class Marketing and Technology division is expanding and we need people like you. If you love what you do, always looking for a better way and if you’re not afraid to take a few risks to make something really great, then you’re our sort of person. Come help us grow our new Malaga Publishing office, where you will join a team of creative technologists and developers to offer a wide range of skills and services, including front and backend web development, mobile development, app development and more. Involved from kick off to last code push, you will turn ideas into digital experiences. 

What you'll do

The Systems Engineer is a key member of the Systems Infrastructure team and is responsible for the servers and networks that run our publishing platforms: including the implementation, troubleshooting, monitoring, security and regular maintenance required to meet the high availability SLAs our clients expect. You are an individual who has a technical mind and has a passion for delivering solutions in the ever-changing world of technology. The Systems Engineer will help to collaborate with fellow team members in their day-to-day tasks. You will also support the Team Lead in technical decisions and collaborating with teams we support to develop new insights that could further enhance our platform.

• Work with the Systems Infrastructure Team on the execution of a tailored platform support strategy to achieve our goal of 99.9% uptime for our clients; 

• Enforce monitoring and alarming policies to minimize system downtime or incorrect Search Engine indexing signaling; 

• Support the day to day management of domain registrations for our clients; 

• Maintain detailed, up-to-date documentation of internal system assets; 

• Ensure systems are patched and secured to our standards; 

• Define and implement our security protocols through access controls, backups and firewalls; 

• Co-ordinate with cross-functional experts throughout the company to validate and develop new insights; 

• Participate in On-call rotation for publishing platform.

What you'll bring

• University degree or diploma in related field and 5-7 years of relevant IT experience;

 • Advanced Linux systems administration experience; 

• Thorough understanding of networking; 

• Understanding of key security principles; 

• Experience managing domain registrations and renewals; 

• Intermediate understanding of at least 1 scripting language. (bash, python, perl, etc.);

 • Understanding of industry standard system administration best practices; 

• Comfortable with a wide variety of technologies and quick to learn new ones; 

• Virtualization, specifically AWS cloud computing and clustering; 

• Monitoring tools in a production web environment (Zabbix, StatusCake, etc.); 

• Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision; 

• Strong analytical and data-driven decision-making skills; 

• Creative thinking and motivated self-starter with an ability to quickly grasp complex concepts; 

• Comfortable leading projects from start to finish with minimal supervision; 

• Strong ability to work within aggressive and dynamic timelines; 

• Excellent team player and positive contributor to the culture of the business. 

What's in it for you

• Global work experience in an agile methodology 

• International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment 

• Private health insurance and life insurance from day 1 

• Sabbatical programme (6 weeks paid leave) for every 4 years of service 

• Flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative 

• Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities 

• Team building events, Learning Labs, Hackathons/Designatons 

• Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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