Senior Systems Administrator (Basingstoke, UK)

Park Now Group

Wanted: Senior Systems Administrator excited to shape the future of mobility!

Our drive

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more liveable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless.Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make life easier for more than 17,000,000 drivers in over 700 cities in Europe.

About the role

You will be working as part of the Product IT team, you will be responsible for on-premises and cloud platform systems supporting RingGo our UK leading brand of cashless parking.

The role will also involve supporting and maintaining the environments, providing 2nd/3rd level support (including being part of an on-call support rota) of our production services, working closely with the Engineers, Networking, Operations and Solutions Architect teams in an Agile environment.

It will also involve providing support for the implementation and migration of services into AWS using the Terraform software deployment tool and AWS build services.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide expert technical knowledge of Linux/Windows Server Systems
  • Maintain AWS systems as on-premises migrates to the cloud
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Manage patching / vulnerability assessments and remediation
  • Work with architects on best practice for system design and operation
  • Maintain and optimise performance of the servers
  • Identify and take ownership of potential platform issues
  • Maintaining the highest availability and performance of our 24/7 services
  • Must be able to provide out of hours cover when necessary (on-call rota)
  • Manage load balancers
  • Provision of evidence for internal and external audit (PCI & ISO) requirements
  • Assist with setting up business tooling for software engineering teams eg. Jenkins
  • Involvement on platform infrastructure projects
  • Writing and maintaining technical documentation


You’re an enthusiastic, innovative thinker who never settles for ‘good enough’. You’re always trying to improve. To develop solutions faster. To make our systems run better. You’re driven, analytical, flexible and critical. And you’re a great communicator. You have:

  • 5+ years as a dedicated System Administrator in medium/large enterprise environment.
  • A very good knowledge/experience of AWS cloud (knowledge of Terraform)
  • In depth CLI knowledge of Debian, SSH, systemd, Apache, and Nginx
  • Shell scripting with a hint of sed and awk
  • Good Windows Administrator experience
  • A good understanding of networks
  • Experience with recent versions of VMWare virtualisation
  • A full, valid UK driving license and car is required for on-call work.

It’s a plus if you have:

  • Experience of working under PCI-DSS compliance, ISO27001 and 24x7x365 operations
  • Experience of network security standards
  • Ansible automation experience
  • Tuning of Linux platforms in high throughput environments
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Understanding of Agile Methodology and use of Kanban
  • Understanding of Atlassian Jira

Our offer

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Yes! Want to make an impact? Yes!

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect great employment benefits, including a mobility plan, weekly bootcamps/gym memberships, monthly massages, lunch, Friday beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, fun team events and much more!

PARK NOW. We are driven to improve. Come join the ride!

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