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Job offered: Moodle/Totara Hosting Engineer

Type: Full-time
Location: Gloucester

POSITION:       Web Application Hosting Engineer.


SALARY:          Negotiable (dependent on experience).


BENEFITS:       Company Pension, Flexible Working.


HOURS:           9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. Some out of hours working will be required.


LOCATION:     Davey Way, Gloucester GL2 2AQ.



This is an office-based role and we do not offer remote working so applicants must live within a daily commutable distance.

We are a Gloucester based e-learning company, with a team of people made up of Digital Creatives, Implementation / Training, IT, Sales and Marketing who all contribute to making the business one of the most positive, close-knit and friendly working environments in the industry.

The company uses emerging technologies, innovative design and industry-leading standards to create products and solutions, which are delivered to the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors. Some of the company’s customers include Allianz, Honda, Ocado and Sodexo, to name just a few.

Due to continued success the company is looking for an experienced Web Application Hosting Engineer, whose responsibilities would include:

·         Planning, testing and performing the installation, upgrading and migration of Moodle / Totara LMS web applications.

·         Maintaining and supporting the web hosting infrastructure.

·         Troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem solving, including performance optimisation.

·         Performance and vulnerability testing of new and existing systems.

·         Developing and advising on the web hosting strategy.

·         Providing mentoring for other team members.



The successful candidate will possess the following:

4+ years experience of:

·         Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP system administration.

·         LAMP server troubleshooting and performance tuning.

·         Web hosting control panels including WHM/cPanel and Plesk.

·         Web application installation and maintenance.

Highly Desirable Technical Skills:

·         Moodle / Totara LMS installation, upgrading and troubleshooting.

·         AWS / Azure or other cloud hosting platform.

Desirable Technical Skills:

·         Windows Server, IIS, ASP/ASP.NET system administration.

·         PostgreSQL system administration.

Non-Technical Skills:

·         Risk management - the ability to identify and highlight risks and to suggest mitigations steps.

·         Sound knowledge and awareness of information security and data protection.

·         Problem-solving - application of logical and effective problem-solving approaches.

·         Analysis skills - ability to produce insightful analysis to aid business decisions.

·         Good communication skills.

Entry added by Sarah Keates - Thursday, October 10, 2019, 9:08 PM
Last updated - Thursday, October 10, 2019, 9:08 PM