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About the role

Learning Pool has grown rapidly in recent years due in no small part to the investments we’ve made in our product portfolio and the skills of the team members who surround them. We’re now unique in our ability to combine our own range of products into compelling client learning solutions at a low total cost of ownership.

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to ensure our Internal IT services and customer-facing cloud solutions are stable and operating correctly.

The role involves the management, provisioning, monitoring and support of our production cloud environment as well as assisting with our internal IT systems. This role will be focused on maintaining this infrastructure, consolidating it driving best practices and designing Infrastructure for new and existing applications.

What you'll be doing

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the development and QA team to implement development pipelines and CI/CD
  • Researching/testing/recommending the right cloud products and services for new and existing solutions
  • Managing existing Infrastructure and services on AWS
  • Building secure, highly available and scalable cloud solutions on AWS
  • Reviewing and improving existing processes automate where possible
  • Mentoring of junior staff.
  • Assisting in the administration of Gsuite, Salesforce CRM and our cloud VOIP solution among others
  • Managing OS, DB and application upgrades
  • Participating in the on-call rota
Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Achievement of a third level qualification in Computer Science or similar field
  • Significant experience (5 years plus) in sysadmin, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, SRE role or similar
  • Experience working with AWS building and architecting secure, highly available and scalable solutions
  • Experience Implementing CI/CD and Infrastructure as code
  • Experience with monitoring tools, datadog, newrelic, cloudwatch or similar
  • Linux admin skills i.e ubuntu, centos or redhat
  • A history for automating tasks (scripting) and improving processes
  • DB administration –  MySQL, NoSQL
  • Knowledge of SSO – SAML2, OAuth is desirable
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, with a focus on quality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate well both within and outside the technical team, and comfortable dealing with everyone from front-line support to members of the senior executive team

The Learning Pool team is filled with 200 people who have a real passion for what they do. We’ve got a fresh approach to partnering with our customers. One that makes a real difference with a 98% customer recommendation rate. We are a full-service online training and analytics provider, offering courses, tools, and content creation to nearly 800 organizations and 2.5 million learners.

With the largest and most flexible catalogue of learning content on the market, we deliver a highly customized learning experience, at a fraction of the cost of a bespoke project. We support organizations globally with their training blend, including personalized learning, gamification and AI-driven performance support.

Learning Pool won the 2018 Learning Technologies Company of the Year, received a 2020 Stevie Award for Customer Service, is listed annually in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For and is a Gold Investors In People company. In addition, the company is the only Core Leader offering Lower Total Cost of Ownership solutions in the 2020 Fosway Digital Learning 9-Grid.

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Senior System Administrator, any Learning Pool office
*The closing date for this role is 28th September 2020*