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 intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

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 forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, 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 friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

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 protcols 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. 

Nice to have:

  • Advanced Active Directory Administration experience

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country)
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

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29590 Málaga Directions View page

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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