Mac/Linux Systems Administrator

Feral Interactive is looking for a Systems Administrator to help maintain our Mac and Linux IT infrastructure and server environment, as well as provide 2nd and 3rd line internal IT support.

The successful candidate will be capable of implementing robust solutions with an emphasis on security, backup, monitoring and documentation. Proficiency in at least one major scripting language, such as Bash or Perl, is essential, and knowledge of C, Java or PHP, would be an additional advantage. You should also have a demonstrable track record of project-based work.

You will work closely with our Desktop Systems Administrator to troubleshoot our IT infrastructure and support all areas of the company, including our game programmers, server-side developers, QA team and marketing group. You should be a confident communicator, comfortable providing assistance to colleagues with very different levels of technical ability.

This is a permanent, full time position at our studios in Wandsworth, south-west London.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience with both Linux and macOS desktop and server environments
  • Experience with Virtual Machines and VM servers, preferably VMware
  • Proficiency in at least one major scripting language, such as Bash, Perl or Python
  • Demonstrable track record of completing independent project-based work

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least two years’ professional experience as a systems administrator
  • Cisco networking certification, CCNA or better
  • Experience with any of the following:
    • Managing SAN systems
    • Apache HTTP server configuration
    • LDAP/Active Directory
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Monitoring frameworks
    • Version/revision control software
    • Setting up VPNs using various protocols and clients
    • Different encryption formats and storage solutions
    • C, Java, or PHP programming languages.

Benefits

  • £24-30k annual salary, dependent on skills and experience
  • Flexitime
  • Relaxed but dynamic small company atmosphere

About Feral

Feral Interactive is a leading publisher and developer of AAA Mac, Linux and mobile games with about 100 employees. Recent hit titles include Total War: WARHAMMER 2 (macOS and Linux), Life is Strange: Before the Storm (macOS and Linux) and ROME: Total War (iOS).

How to Apply

If you’re ready to start helping us release great games, send a copy of your CV and a covering letter telling us about solutions you’ve implemented and systems you’ve put in place to jobs@feralinteractive.com, addressed to Stephanie Horrocks.