Web Systems Administrator

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-ITX-01246
Closing Date : 30/06/2017
Salary : Circa of £45k DOE + Excellent Benefits
Department : IT
Hours Per week : 36.17 hours per week

In order to support our development in the digital market an excellent opportunity has been created for an experienced Web Administrator in our Digital Service Team at the Head Office in Manchester. 

In this role you will provide second line technical support and expertise for the N Brown digital solutions. This involves the configuration, management, monitoring and support of Hybris, Web Servers, Application Servers and any other systems that are included within the N Brown digital solution.


What you’ll be responsible for:

1.            To investigate, identify and implement performance improvements for the web solution in conjunction with Architecture.

2.            To assist in the investigation, identification and implementation of solutions of any incidents for the N Brown web solution.

3.            To assist in the configuration, management and monitoring of the underlying databases that support the above systems

4.            To assist in the configuration, management and monitoring of the Virtual Machines or Operating System that support the above systems

5.            The management, monitoring and configuration of all of the above down to and including Operating System and on occasion it may include extending the capability down to Virtual Machine and Hypervisor, as well as orchestration, automation, build and setting up of virtual networks.

6.            Training and ongoing support of junior team members.

7.            Support of web related interfaces and caching

8.            Assistance and support for capacity management planning of the associated environments

9.            Liaison and coordination with our IT suppliers, contractors and other IT and business teams.

10.          Included within the scope are associated web technologies such as CDN’s and other services that comprise the delivered service.

11.          To work seamlessly alongside Development in a DevOps / Continuous Integration environment to ensure maximum flexibility and responsiveness to business needs, while balanced with operational performance and stability.


What you’ll need to succeed:


We are looking for dynamic and creative individuals who see technology as their true passion. Individuals who are comfortable with fast pace ever changing environment to understand and enjoy our transforming business.

You will be an excellent communicator with ability to translate complex technology solutions to wider business and colleagues. In this role you will be expected to effectively collaborate with number of teams such as Architecture and Web as well as external suppliers.

Ideal candidates will have ability to demonstrate previous problem solving experience as you will constantly work towards effectively resolving incidents with drive to minimalize the business impact. 

You will be commercially aware and have 5+ years of infrastructure administration experience, preferably in the technologies of the N Brown digital solution or similar including Linux, Oracle DB, scripting languages eg Perl, Apache/Tomcat at a minimum.  Experience in Hybris, Websphere, DB2, IBM z/OS, configuration management tools eg Puppet and monitoring tools eg Wiley is desirable but not essential.