• Systems Administrator (Linux + Office365)

    Codeplay is looking for a Systems Administrator to help maintain our internal infrastructure and to work with our external cloud-hosted systems. You will be a key member of our infrastructure and IT support team, helping to support staff and services. You will have the opportunity to influence the evolution of a software development company involved in cutting-edge technologies. Prospective candidates will ideally have demonstrable experience managing and maintaining Linux servers, as well as experience with Microsoft's Office 365 platform. This role is open to candidates from a range of backgrounds and experience levels.

    As a successful candidate your role will cover:
    • Hands-on Linux systems administration
    • Automating Linux server deployment with configuration management
    • Managing server backups
    • Managing access control, security rules and server hardening
    • Server provisioning (bare metal and virtual)
    • Monitoring server performance and availability
    • Researching and improving our infrastructure and services

    Office 365 Administration
    • Managing our user accounts in Office 365
    • On-/Off-boarding users
    • Administrating Exchange Online
    • Administrating Azure AD and InTune
    • Managing Windows 10 provisioning and deployment
    • Administrating security rules and access controls within Exchange Online and Azure AD
    • Managing software licenses

    Required Skills And Experience
    The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work through problems from start to finish and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines as required to support software projects. You will be working on technology that is usually not publicly announced and may be several years away from public release. The candidate must also understand the sensitive nature of the work we undertake. You should be able to work both independently and collaboratively within teams of various differing skill sets and expertise. Codeplay works with cutting-edge technology and takes on a diverse range of projects, so you should be able to adapt to new technologies, responsibilities and projects.
    • Administrating Linux servers (preferably Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS)
    • Virtualisation technologies (preferably KVM)
    • Configuration management and IT automation (preferably Puppet, Ansible)
    • Microsoft Exchange administration (preferably Exchange Online)
    • Office 365 administration
    • LDAP/AD administration
    • Backup technologies
    • Server/network monitoring
    • Knowledge of ticket and help desk systems

    Beneficial Skills And Experience
    • Experience deploying Windows 10 clients
    • Active Directory administration (preferably Azure AD)
    • Experience with enterprise servers (preferably Dell, Supermicro)
    • Computer networking and security
    • Passion for open source software
    • Experience with RADIUS
    • Experience with continuous integration servers
    • Software development and build systems

    The position is permanent and will be based at our offices in central Edinburgh. Any application which results in a job offer is conditional upon the successful candidate already having or successfully applying for the right to work in the UK. Codeplay is very proud of our diverse workforce (20 nationalities at the last count!) and we will continue to welcome and support applications from EU and non-EU candidates. The rules on EU Settlement Status can be found here - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-settlement-scheme-statement-of-intent and you can find out more information here  -https://eucitizensrights.campaign.gov.uk.We are also Tier 2 Licensed Visa Sponsors.

    What We Offer
    Codeplay is internationally recognized as being at the forefront of software development technology, and working with us offers unique opportunities and challenges to learn new technologies while being involved in shaping the software industry. Codeplay's projects include: creating tools and tool sets (optimizing compilers, debuggers, profilers, programming models & APIs, test systems/suites) for brand-new unannounced next-generation hardware; developing and optimising current machine learning (TensorFlow™) and computer vision applications; research and development into lowering the power consumption of mobile devices and contributing to new programming models and software standards (e.g. C++, SYCL™, OpenCL™, Vulkan®and SPIR™-V).

    Codeplay is an active contributor in the community for the Clang, LLVM and LLDB open-source compiler and debugger projects. Our engineers are also leading the effort to bring support for machine learning with TensorFlow to OpenCL-enabled devices, by adding support for SYCL (the C++ high-level programming model built on OpenCL) to the open-source codebase. We are building an ecosystem around SYCL standard, including public projects for computer vision, linear algebra, and C++ parallel programming APIs - see https://github.com/codeplaysoftware. If you are excited about development tools and the open-source community, please get in touch!
    • Work on exciting brand-new technologies and standards with well-known and recognized customers
    • Make an impact on the industry through contributing to open-source software, standardization efforts and Codeplay's products
    • A friendly and relaxed working environment where colleagues support each other. You will be working in a diverse team of creative and talented engineers from around the world
    • Learn from experienced engineers: our staff frequently give company-wide knowledge-sharing presentations on new software and technology trends, personal projects and other relevant subjects
    • Work on modern code bases using recent tools, with the freedom to choose platforms and tools to get the job done
    • Great career prospects within a growing company
    • We develop our engineers to progress quickly in their roles, to take ownership of code, become technical experts, and/or lead teams. We provide training in skills such as project and people management, networking and delivering effective presentations
    • Opportunities to attend major worldwide industry conferences and developer meetings, represent the company at different recruitment events/workshops and work towards becoming a recognized expert
    • Codeplay is recognized as an excellent employer and has now attained a Silver Level Accreditation with Investors In People
    • Flexible working hours, stock options and pension scheme
    • Private healthcare insurance 
    • Frequent company social events (film nights, pot luck lunches, gaming, go-karting, themed company breakfasts, outdoor adventures, and more!)

    Qualifications
    If you can demonstrate skills and knowledge through portfolio work, projects or previous employment, then a degree is not essential. The Cover Note/Letter is just as important as your CV/Resume, so please include one stating why you believe you are a good fit for the position. If you have examples of relevant work or projects we would love to see them, so please include links to them in your application.

    Submit an Application

    Please fill in the forms below to the best of your ability. Don't forget to add any relevant links to GitLab, BitBucket etc! Personal projects are a big win for your application.


  • Status

    Open for Applications

    Position Type

    Permanent Positions

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