Linux System Administrator

Product & Technology

Location: Dublin

CarTrawler is the leading B2B technology provider of the car rental and mobility solutions to the global travel industry. Our purpose is to drive successful partnerships. CarTrawler’s end-to-end technology platform expands our airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, creating substantial ancillary revenue opportunities. We provide unrivaled breadth and depth of content worldwide, including car rental, private airport transfer, and ride-hailing services.

CarTrawler creates innovative, data-led solutions for some of the largest travel brands in the world, including United Airlines, American Express, EasyJet, Alaska Airlines, SWISS,, and Emirates. As a B2B company, we focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build their brands, not our own.

Role Purpose
As part of the IT Systems team to build, maintain and administer the hybrid production 24x7 environments to ensure they meet availability, reliability, security, and scalability standards. Maintain and enhance our existing cloud workloads and support the deployment and development of new workloads in the cloud. Work with our DevOps in providing solutions for the development infrastructure and tooling used by our Engineering and Data Science teams. Be a point of contact on technical issues on a variety of components e.g., production systems, test environments, development, and deployment tools.
Reporting to:     IT Systems Manager

Main accountabilities and key tasks:

  • Administer and maintain 24X7 production environment, providing support on issue resolution.
  • Ensure effective monitoring of systems is in place to ensure system uptime, security, and performance of IT Infrastructure.
  • Ensure efficient update/upgrade processes are in place across systems and ensure best practices are maintained.
  • Work with the team to analyse and plan infrastructure changes to ensure scalability across systems
  • Use automation processed to increase the efficiency of the team where applicable.
  • Collaborate with other departments on new technologies and support in the process of these roll outs.
  • Work with the Security team to ensure security best practices are followed across systems and that reporting metrics are available.
  • Work with 3rd Party vendors to resolve issues

Critical Interfaces:

  • Engineering – Ensure deployment systems are managed and maintained. Collaborate on production and staging systems for current and new systems
  • Insights and Data Science – to ensure systems used for are reliable and scalable
  • Mobility – to develop and maintain infrastructure for Mobility
  • IT Security – to ensure security policies are implemented across office systems and provide metrics for reporting
  • DevOps – to support DevOps in providing deployment tools, pipelines, and infrastructure to the company.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Proven knowledge and experience in Linux Administration
  • Proven knowledge and experience AWS platform.
  • VMWare knowledge in building and supporting virtual environments.
  • Good knowledge / experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Monitoring solutions
  • Strong understanding of security best practices
  • Hardware / Infrastructure knowledge in building high throughput systems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience with IAC (e.g., Terraform / Cloud Formation) an advantage.
  • Experience of PCI-DSS/GDPR an advantage

Additional Info

Environmental, Social, and Governance
You will be an ambassador of our culture and social and environmental credentials.
CarTrawler is fully committed to ensuring equal opportunities supported by an environment based on mutual respect, inclusion, and dignity at work for all our people.  We welcome diversity, valuing the benefits it brings to the workplace.  We have a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination of any kind.
The criteria with regards to decisions on positions and promotions is an individual’s ability, behaviors, and merit to perform in the role. To this end, CarTrawler strives to ensure that recruitment, employment, training, and promotion practices and policies do not directly or indirectly discriminate.
We are a purpose-led, values-driven company, with a focus on a culture of shared wins where relationships make the difference. We strive to foster a culture of continuous learning encouraging our people to invest in themselves to Thrive.  
CarTrawler will ensure that candidates who are interviewing with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in any CarTrawler job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits of employment, please contact us at [email protected]
Some of Our Benefits
Hybrid Working: Hybrid working at CarTrawler is a combination of office and remote working. Most of the time, people will have flexibility in terms of where they want to work.
Financial Wellbeing: All employees from day one, whatever their role, are entitled to share options as part of our unique equity scheme offering, we also have an annual performance-related bonus, pension, income protection & life assurance.
Health: Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members, we have a dedicated team of Mental Health First Aiders, an Employee Assistance Programme, “Friday Unplugged” – last Friday of every month we have a half-day mental health break.
Leave: 25 days annual leave & 2 company days, as we know life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents, and marriage leave 
Development: We have a dedicated Talent Management Team and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development throughout your CarTrawler career.

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