Permanent, Full-Time - London, UK

About the role 

You will support our IT operations and interact with employees seeking technical assistance to complete their day-to-day tasks, ensuring the company IT infrastructure and systems work effectively for stable operations. 

You will learn from, and work side by side, with the Infrastructure Manager to assist the Development Team, helping with the installation, configuration, upgrading, patching, monitoring, diagnosis and fixing of our applications and cloud resources, including troubleshooting and resolving IT problems to ensure the Development Team is well supported. 

This position operates on a hybrid working model, with the expectation of on-site presence one day per week to support other employees. 

You’ll spend your time: 

  1. Supporting the operations of our IT systems, which include: 
    1. AWS Cloud Services 
    2. Kubernetes clusters (hosted in AWS) 
    3. A fleet of cloud instances: Windows and Linux servers 
    4. .NET Core containerized applications (microservices) 
    5. Cloud-based services such as Microsoft 365, Google Workspace 
    6. Office and home equipment: laptops and peripherals 
  2. Taking ownership of the assigned tasks with decreasing need for supervision 3. Helping to enforce IT and security policies and procedures across our infrastructure 4. Supporting our employees with day-to-day IT requirements 
  3. Suggesting ways to keep our infrastructure modern and continuously improved 6. Writing and updating documentation, procedures and policies for existing IT systems, services 
  4. Supporting our employees with day-to-day IT requirements
  5. Suggesting ways to keep our infrastructure modern and continuously improved
  6. Writing and updating documentation, procedures and policies for existing IT systems, services

You should apply if you: 

  1. Have a passion for IT systems and security 
  2. Are open-minded with a deep desire to learn and adapt 
  3. Enjoy collaborating with your team 
  4. Have a degree or advanced apprenticeship in Computer Science 
  5. Have good knowledge of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems 
  6. Have familiarity with AWS Services 
  7. Are comfortable working for a company that manages adult content, which may include explicit material. 

Package details: 

  • Salary in the range of £28-£33K depending on experience 
  • Private healthcare 
  • 4 x salary Death in Service insurance 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • 20 days holiday as standard 
  • Option to buy up to 6 additional holiday days per year 
  • Up to 3 additional days’ holiday awarded upon long service 

What’s it like to work at T101? 

At T101 we run a site that powers a network of over 550,000 members and allows gay men to find, connect and interact with each other. At peak times we have around 60,000 concurrent members online globally across web, iOS and Android apps, which brings its own unique set of technical challenges. 

We’re currently working on a green-fields re-architecture and redesign of our flagship dating product “Recon”, including a transition to microservices, kubernetes and .NET Core. 

We all enjoy our jobs and care very deeply about growing as individuals, as a team and as a business. The management team is very approachable and works very closely with the engineers and we are fortunate to have the very unique opportunity of guiding the business on technological solutions and systems we implement to satisfy the business objectives. 

You’ll have the satisfaction you get from knowing that your work is being appreciated by hundreds of thousands of users and you will also learn creative ways to solve problems related to scaling to accommodate such a large user base on a system where there is a high and increasing amount of online interaction. 

Privacy and security is vital to us, given the nature of the data we hold for our members, and regulations such as the EU GDPR and the PCI DSS. We follow Privacy by Design and Security by Design principles. 

We are located in the historic and trendy location of Spitalfields, we have a modern shared workspace providing networking and collaboration opportunities. Our employees typically work remotely from home, with a few days per week or per month in the office. 

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