Feb 17, 2017
JD Williams / N Brown group is a leading FTSE 250 internet and catalogue home shopping company with over 150 years of distance shopping experience and is now seeking a Web Systems Administrator based in Manchester to join its expanding team. Best known by our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, we turned over £818 million in 2014/2015, with a pre-tax profit of £86.2 million. Our vision is to become a leading digital retailer and to continue to expand our active customer base of over 4 million, becoming the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers' look and feel amazing through our trusted family of over 20 brands. In this role, the Web Systems Administrator will provide second line technical support and expertise for the JD Williams digital solutions. This involves the configuration, management, monitoring and support of Hybris, Web Servers, Application Servers and any other systems that are included within the JDW digital solution. As the Web Systems Administrator, your duties will be to: - Investigate, identify and implement performance improvements for the web solution in conjunction with architecture. - Assist in the investigation, identification and implementation of solutions of any incidents for the JDW web solution. - Assist in the configuration, management and monitoring of the underlying databases that support the above systems. - Assist in the configuration, management and monitoring of the Virtual Machines or Operating System that support the above systems. - Training and ongoing support of junior team members. - Assistance and support for capacity management planning of the associated environments. - Liaison and coordination with our IT suppliers, contractors and other IT and business teams. - Included within the scope are associated web technologies such as CDN's and other services that comprise the delivered service. - Work seamlessly alongside Development in a DevOps / Continuous Integration environment to ensure maximum flexibility and responsiveness to business needs, while balanced with operational performance and stability. To be a successful Web Systems Administrator you will have the following skills and experience: - Dynamic and creative individuals who see technology as their true passion. Individuals who are comfortable with fast pace ever changing the environment to understand and enjoy our transforming business. - An excellent communicator with the ability to translate complex technology solutions to wider business and colleagues. - Ability to demonstrate the previous problem-solving experience as you will constantly work towards effectively resolving incidents with a drive to minimalize the business impact. - Be commercially aware and have infrastructure administration experience, preferably in the technologies of the JDW digital solution or similar including Linux, Oracle DB, scripting languages e.g. Perl, Apache/Tomcat at a minimum. Experience in Hybris, Websphere, DB2, IBM z/OS, configuration management tools e.g. Puppet and monitoring tools e.g. Wiley is desirable but not essential. In return, the Web Systems Administrator will receive a competitive salary. Employees in our business may have access to our customers' personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group / JD Williams.
N Brown Group 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK Full time