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Alex Francis

Alex Francis.

Tech Recruitment Team Lead

​Originally from the West Midlands, I have lived in many places all over the world.

A degree in Marketing, bilingual with Spanish, a trained rescue diver and ex luxury yacht crew – I’m very lucky to have such a wealth of global life experiences.

My background is in high end hospitality & services as working with people is something I’ve always enjoyed. Working in recruitment means I’m able to combine my business education with passion for people to help improve their working environment. It makes it that extra bit rewarding to see people flourish in new roles!

Latest Alex Francis Jobs.

Senior Systems Engineer

Posted 63 days ago
  • Circa €70,000

A well known Pentasia client, who boasts market share through Europe across their several locations are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer on a remote basis. They are focused on innovative iGaming products & casino games. They boast a strong understanding of what Operators want and always provide top quality games & service. Their mission is to build cutting-edge products that create impact. Led by their Management Team whom have extensive experience in both iGaming Software Development & Casino Management they are now looking to grow the team in many areas. Requirements Experience of work in enterprise environment and good understanding of enterprise-level system design (Hardened environment, Centralized systems - Security, Operation and Maintenance, ITIL-aware specifics, etc) Extensive experience in Linux System Administration and services around it A-to-Z (RHCE-applicable level, certification NOT required), minimum 6 years of active experience Good experience with Amazon Web Services and related products (Certified Professional level, certification NOT required), minimum 6 years of active experience Knowledge and understanding of container technologies - docker, vanilla Kubernetes, EKS, ECS etc Fundamental networking knowledge Experience with storages, clustering, load balancing, server provisioning and management, virtualization Understanding of ITIL principles - plus Strong advocacy of security Good understanding of the best of the both worlds - classic and modern stacks Our Client's stack Enterprise AWS (>95%), Java, RHEL/CentOS/Rocky Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Calico, Cilium, Gitlab, Jenkins, Atlassian, Slack, Jamf, Jetbrains, PostgreSQL, TimeScaleDB, Citus, Cassandra, Kafka, ElasticSearch/OpenSearch,EKS, MS AD, Okta, Cloudflare, AWS Shield, Cloudfront, Redis, RabbitMQ, Nexus, Lambda, DynamoDB etc Responsibilities Participate in System administration activities - design, planning, technical strategy, systems architecture Configuration, deployment and maintenance of systems Work on continuous improvement Improving efficiency, rollout times of deployments around the world Filling knowledgebase, documenting procedures and work Monitoring systems performance and capacity, BCP/DR Ensuring compliance with various regulations and certifications Intensive work in team with DevOps Engineers and developers on automation and transition to containerized environments Active work with Systems Engineers and DevOps IaC team to develop and improve systems automation and deployment of infrastructure Work with QA and Development teams to improve efficiency of software development On offer: Work conditions Remote 30 days of paid vacation English courses Paid sick leaves Medical insurance Company Laptop