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Junior SysAdmin / DevOps

  • Location

    Basel-Country, Switzerland

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  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc80000.00 - Swiss Franc90000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Megan McGuirk

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  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-83120_1554126066

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A family-focused Swiss full-service web agency with core competencies including e-commerce, web applications and corporate websites based in a convenient location in Basel.

Are you interested in working for a leading Swiss full-service web agency? Are you a Junior SysAdmin looking for a chance to grow in your career and learn new DevOps skills? If so, this could be the right role for you.

Founded in 1997, with over 40 employees they are now looking to take the next steps to expand their current top-class IT team. To do this they are looking to bring on a Junior SysAdmin with either a basic understanding or DevOps or a desire to move more into the DevOps world. The end goal of this position is to train up a future senior and lead SysAdmin/DevOps Engineer to carry the team - offering excellent career progression.

As the right candidate for this role, you have:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a SysAdmin
  • A very good understanding of Linux operating systems (eg: Debian, Ubuntu)
  • Good knowledge of hosting environments (eg: Apache, Nginx, MySQL, Varnish, PHP, etc)
  • An understanding of virtualisation solutions (eg: VMware, Docker, KVM)
  • A solution-oriented mindset
  • Excellent analytical and communicative skills
  • Some experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet

You are:

  • Passionate about building a career in SysAdmin and DevOps and are eager to learn
  • Highly interested in working in a Linux environment
  • Looking for a challenge and a chance to learn
  • Fluent in German and English
  • A Swiss or EU National

The role:

  • Assistance in maintaining the hosting infrastructure (Linux)
  • Analyze and fix problems during operation
  • Problem-solving at the system level around the operation of web applications (TYPO3 / Magento)
  • Network Administration & VPN Administration (IPSec, OpenVPN)
  • Learning directly from the Senior SysAdmin in office to grow your skills
  • Learning DevOps skills from the Development team off-shore via workshops

The company:

  • Full-service agency with a focus in e-commerce, corporate websites and web applications
  • 2 co-founders still working in the business
  • Around 40 employees - including off-shore teams
  • 2 local Swiss offices
  • Over 20 years in the business
  • Family-oriented business with active promotion of a good work/life balance

The perks:

  • Exciting and innovative projects
  • A collegial, creative and committed team
  • A company structure with a flat hierarchy
  • Excellent career growth
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Chance to work with more experienced team members
  • Possibility for HomeOffice, drinks for free and even a TGIF beer

If you meet the above requirements, please get in contact ASAP to discuss further.
Email: megan.mcguirk@darwinrecruitment.com