Junior Systems Administrator

Feral Interactive is looking for an enthusiastic technician to build and maintain our hardware and systems, as well as provide 1st line IT support. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity to learn new IT skills and is ideal for someone with a love for computing who’s keen to get into systems work.

You will work closely with our Systems Administrators to upgrade and deploy equipment, so experience with PC building is essential. We have a variety of systems including Mac, Windows, Linux and console, so you must be comfortable with multiple platforms. You will also help maintain our inventory of hardware and software, as well as troubleshooting our IT infrastructure when necessary. The successful candidate will also assist with server administration including maintaining software and security updates, monitoring server activity and setting up new instances of servers and applications.

Our ideal candidate will also be keen to learn new software and pick up new skills; we are most interested in candidates who can show they have the potential to develop rapidly and the desire to advance quickly.

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

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience building PCs, particularly with Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting Windows, Mac or Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrable technical knowledge regarding gaming hardware
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in at least one major scripting language, such as Bash, Perl or Python
  • Ability to self-manage and learn independently as well as take direction
  • A desire to do your best work all of the time

Benefits

  • £18-25k annual salary, dependent upon skills and experience
  • Flexitime
  • Relaxed small company atmosphere

About Feral

Feral Interactive is a leading developer and publisher of games for macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch and Windows platforms, founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such hits as Alien: Isolation™ for macOS, Linux and Nintendo Switch, GRID™ Autosport for iOS, Android and Nintendo Switch, ROME: Total War™, Tropico™, Company of Heroes™ and XCOM® 2 Collection for iOS and Android, Life is Strange 2, Shadow of the Tomb Raider®, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS, XCOM® 2, and Company of Heroes™ 2 for macOS and Linux. Most recently Feral Interactive developed the Windows version of Total War: ROME REMASTERED as well as developing and publishing the title on macOS and Linux.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to start helping us release great games, send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to jobs@feralinteractive.com, addressed to Naoko Pierce. Applications without a covering letter will not be reviewed.