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Linux Administrator
Location: Isle of Man
Reports to: Head of SysOps
Submission deadline: Wed, 29 Jan 2020

About the role

Do you have experience of working in a Systems Administrator role? Are you a motivated individual looking for a new opportunity where you will feel challenged and have the opportunity to grow and develop your career?

Our SysOps team work very closely with our award-winning Development Team and they're looking for a Linux Administrator.

How you will make a difference….

Role responsibilities

To bring an understanding of the impact of application design on the performance, resilience, availability and security of the website to the team, as well as advise and assist application development teams with all infrastructure considerations relevant to their work.

Essential Criteria

  • Linux experience as a System Administrator
  • Familiarity and experience with scripting tools such as Python, Bash and/or PHP.
  • Experience with MySQL development
  • Configuration Management experience 
  • Experience and familiarity with Docker / Containerisation
  • A passion for learning new technologies and innovation.
  • Excellent Linux system administrative skills required and a passion for technology are essential.

If you have additional experience with SIP\Asterisk\Kamailio that would be advantageous

This role is operationally focussed, extremely interesting and offers exceptional personal and professional development for anyone wanting to expand their System Administration skill set. 

Key attitude/behaviours

All plan.com employees must present a professional, efficient image at all times and undertake any tasks reasonably requested of them by the company.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • A can-do attitude - prepared to "go the extra mile"
  • Lots of energy - a team player who can work off their own initiative
  • A heightened sense of urgency
  • A curious learner with an interest in professional development
  • Actively demonstrate a passion for the business

What’s in it for you?

We’ll drive you to push your limits and develop your existing knowledge and skills. We actively promote open-ended learning and hope our people grab these opportunities with both hands.

  • Bonus scheme and recognition awards
  • Company-wide pension scheme
  • plan.com PERKS card scheme, offering discounts with selected retailersand services.
  • Private health insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Personal development and training
  • Generous holiday allowance and paid bank holidays
  • Extra half day holiday on your birthday every year
  • Excellent exposure in a fast-paced environment whilst being challenged and rewarded
  • Access to play.plan, your online ticket to the latest plan.com events, parties and once in a lifetime trips.

What to expect from a career at plan.com

plan.com launched in October 2013. We’re innovative, energetic and growing fast, which means we’re always on the look-out for people who share our passion and dedication to grow with us.

We promise that when you start your career with us, you’ll never stop learning and you’ll never stop being challenged.

If you fit the bill, get in contact. We’d love to hear from you.

We’re not your average company. Everyone’s input counts.

Got what it takes?

In order to keep your personal data protected, we only accept applications via our online application process.

We do not accept applications via email or any other contact method such as online via Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. The details that are submitted to us via the application process are stored securely on our HR portal. Access to this information will be restricted to senior management and/or members for the HR team. We do not share this data with third-parties and information is only used for the interview and job selection process. Data is stored for a maximum of six months. In certain circumstances it may be beneficial to hold your data for a longer period with a view to other suitable roles becoming available and thereafter it will be deleted from the HR portal.

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About plan.com

plan.com was named the fastest growing tech company in the UK by the Sunday Times in the latest Hiscox Tech Track 100 league and the seventh Best Small Company to Work For 2019 by The Sunday Times.

From the word go, our focus has been to be disruptive and upset the status quo. It’s our ongoing mission to become THE force to be reckoned with and, with the help of our people and partners, we have dragged business communications kicking and screaming into the 21st Century.

Thanks to our portal, we’ve torn up the rulebook and changed the industry. It gives our partners unprecedented levels of flexibility and control, helping them to delight customers and deliver exceptional service, even when they're away from their desks.

Along with our outstanding customer service and impressive commercials, it’s the reason we’re number one.


Why work on the Isle of Man?

The Isle of Man is safe, social, attractive and offers low tax rates.

Rugged coastlines and rural landscapes make the Isle of Man a stunning place to work.

Whether you grew up here or you’re new to the island, a career at plan.com not only provides a fantastic working environment surrounded by amazing people and exciting work, but being based on a stunning island ensures that you will find the right balance between work, relaxation and adventure.