System Administrator

Location: Dublin 14
Department: Cartrawler

What are we looking for?

CarTrawler`s proprietary technology and global network of suppliers enables it to offer its partners` customers a wide choice of competitive car hire and ground transportation alternatives before, during and after they book a flight, hotel or travel package, providing a valuable source of ancillary income to their travel partners, and preventing leakage. It provides an end-to-end white label solution for its partners, including revenue management and customer service.

From a supplier`s perspective, CarTrawler`s exclusive partnerships with many of the world`s largest B2C travel portals means it is the only channel through which it can access this attractive customer segment.

From a consumer perspective, CarTrawler`s extensive car and ground transportation suite of services provide huge choice and value for customers flying in and out of 50,000 locations around the world, creating a truly seamless and easy end-to-end travel journey.

What you will be doing?

To work on the System support team to build, administer and maintain our 24X7 production environment, staging/development environments and supporting infrastructure. To be a point of contract for technical issues on a variety of component e.g. production systems, staging environment, development and deployment tools. To be involved in the scaling and improving how CarTrawler operate these systems and investigate new ways of hosting to improve performance.

Skills required:

Main accountabilities and key tasks:

-Administer and maintain 24X7 production environment, providing support on issue resolution
-Manage update process across systems and ensure best practices are maintained
-Maintain / implement effective monitoring of systems to ensure system uptime, security and performance of IT Infrastructure
-Work with the team to analyse and plan infrastructure changes to ensure scalability across systems
-Collaborate with other departments on new technologies and support in the process of these roll outs
-Support development environments to ensure smooth development and deployment of applications
-Work with the Security team to ensure security best practises are followed across systems and that reporting metrics are available.
-Work with 3rd Party vendors to resolve issues

Knowledge and Experience:

-3+ years in a similar role
-VMWare knowledge in building and supporting virtual environments.
-Hardware / Infrastructure knowledge in building high throughput systems
-Linux - Debian/CentOS
-Experience in Linux including scripting toolkits
-Web Server experience (Apache / IIS)
-Understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, routing
-Cloud computing knowledge including building production systems in AWS
-Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible
-Knowledge of containers and docker
-Excellent problem-solving skills