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Activate Media
Date Posted:
May 16, 2013 Apply Now

We are Activate Media – a Digital Media Development Agency with a strong client base and challenging projects, looking to expand our team. If you're looking for a fun and friendly group, are independent, and love to do great work, then we'd love to hear from you! The Job will be based in leafy West London (W5) and our data centre is located in London City. 

The ideal candidate would have: 
Programming Skillsets: 
  • Linux shell scripting (bash/sh) 
  • TML,XML, CSS, Javascript 
  • My SQL 
  • PHP 
  • Joomla CMS 
Systems Experience: 
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience with Linux and windows system administration 
  • ISP and Hosting experience 
  • Basic hardware installation and configuration (hard drives, memory, BIOS and RAID controller configuration.) 
  • Experience with database administration (Mysql, MS SQL) 
Skills / Behaviours (in order of importance) 
  • Self-motivated and managed. 
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to liaise directly with clients 
  • Ability to program web applications using the above programming skillsets 
  • Excellent working knowledge and server administration skills, for Windows and Linux systems 
  • Network creation & monitoring (DNS/Bind, DHCP & Firewalls) 
  • E-mail system administration and maintenance 
Duties between development and systems administration will be split on approximately a 75%/25% basis, the latter acting as backup to our Senior System Administrator. We realise what are looking in the ideal person for is a tall order, but attitude and good problem solving will go a long way in bridging any gaps. This job really suits someone who loves computers and is not afraid to get their hands dirty when needed. 
This is an office based job so please do not apply unless you are in reasonable commuting distance. 
Respond in confidence with a CV and short letter why you think you are the perfect candidate for this position. Competitive pay package subject to experience. 
Direct placement, no recruiters please.