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Infrastructure Technician

Exciting opportunity to take on a brand new role within Motionlab's technology team...

Motionlab is looking to add the permanent position of an infrastructure technician to take on the role of streamlining our internal systems and building our hosting provision into an even better proposition.

This role is currently split amongst our technical developers and technical director. This is a newly created  role where you will have the opportunity to carve your own niche and help drive this area of the business forward.

Roles & Responsibilities

We primarily favour Open Source Linux based systems. The right candidate will be able to see how improvements can be made internally and recommend software/hardware directly to board members that can improve security and enable users to operate more productively.

Additionally, you will be able to recommend and provision hardware for hosting our clients web applications, primarily inside of Amazon Web Services, ideally streamlining where possible with infrastructure as code where relevant, and configuring suitable monitoring of hardware/uptime.

Required Skills

  • Expert Knowledge of
  • AWS
  • Linux - (Primarily Ubuntu)
  • Databases - (Primarily MySql)
  • Security principles
  • GIT usage and code management
  • Documenting solutions and code
  • Infrastructure as code
  • VPN
  • Backup Solutions
  • Understanding of PHP

Ideally, you'll have knowledge of:

Networking (Switch Configuration (VLANs, LAGs), WAP Configuration)
AFP
SAMBA
LDAP
Linux based Network software (Zentyal, Pfsense)
Bash
Docker
Hypervisors (Proxmox)
Chef/Puppet/Ansible
New Relic
Bind
ZFS

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented and passionate team, working across exciting projects where you will get a real sense of involvement from the very moment you start.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of one of the top digital agencies outside of Manchester. By joining Motionlab you’ll become an integral part of a team where our culture and atmosphere has been instrumental in our success. Salary dependent on level of experience.

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