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Platform Engineer - Linux

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.

What you'll do

  • Administrate the organisation server infrastructure in a multi-location environment based in Linux/Windows systems running under OpenStack / VMWare.
  • Create simple yet powerful deployment processes that increase both velocity and quality.
  • Participate in the design of data management policies, processes, and solutions for our enterprise. Specifically, this includes network security, disaster recovery, and high availability.
  • Controlling the Operating Systems patching lifecycle including repositories maintenance, packages release and reports generation for both Windows and Linux OS.
  • Work closely with CSI team to keep our cloud platforms up to date with latest improvements and patches.
  • Extend the usage of Infrastructure tools to the rest of the teams.
  • Provide top tier technical assistance and work with Desktop Support teams in the management of users and Windows based workstations.
  • Proactively monitoring the infrastructure for issues and capacity planning.
  • Work with vendors and our purchasers to procure appropriate products and services.
  • Stay on top of network technology advancements to provide recommendations for the ongoing improvements to our networks.

What you'll bring

  • Experience with systems administration in Linux/Unix (Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, Solaris, etc.) and/or Microsoft OS (Windows Server 2012 and 2016).
  • +2 years of proven experience with virtualisation systems based on VMWare and/or OpenStack.
  • Candidates should also have had significant past experience with, and expertise in many of the following protocols & technologies: IPv4 & IPv6, TCP (internals & flow control), DNS and HTTP.
  • Experience with automation and scripting in Linux environment (bash, python, etc.) and/or Windows (PowerShell) is highly desired.
  • Wide experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Ansible or similar.

What's in it for you

  • A generous relocation package
  • Learning and growth opportunities at The Workshop
  • Medical insurance for you and your family
  • A free private bus between the office and Malaga city centre
  • Free English or Spanish language classes
  • Fun socials – from weekly drinks to big seasonal events. We’ve even got a football team.
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for each four years of service
  • An in-office massage service
  • Soft drinks and fresh fruit
  • A games room
  • Regular Hackathons and Designathons 

Sound good? Then we’d love to hear from you

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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions

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 36 different nationalities and 27 languages.

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