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 and who is keen to get into systems work.

You will work closely with our Systems Administrators to upgrade and deploy equipment, so experience with building PCs is essential. We have a variety of systems including Mac, Windows, Linux, mobile and consoles, 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 software maintenance 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 and the desire to advance.

This is a permanent, full time position at our studios 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 of 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

  • £20-25k 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 iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, Mac and Linux platforms. Recent hit titles include Total War: Warhammer I, II and III (Mac and Linux), GRID Autosport (Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android), Company of Heroes (iOS and Android), Alien Isolation (Switch, iOS and Android), Total War: MEDIEVAL II (iOS and Android) and Total War: ROME REMASTERED (Windows, Mac and Linux).

    How to Apply

    If this position appeals to you, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to jobs@feralinteractive.com, addressed to Kara Hakanson. Applications without a covering letter will not be reviewed.