Cloud Administrator – CW24/14

KPMG Crimsonwing is looking for a Cloud Administrator educated to degree-level in IT, or equivalent.

The role involves

The key responsibilities of the Cloud Administrator will include the day-to-day support, monitoring, management and maintenance of operating systems, deployment of custom software under development, installation/configuration of a global hosting infrastructure, including networking, servers and storage. Other responsibilities include: 

  • Providing hands-on system maintenance, system administration and operational support on both Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems.  
  • Configuring, installing and managing data backups for production systems.
  • Periodically performing integrity checks on data backups to validate the backup/restore functionality. 
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Web, Application and DNS services. 


  • A good understanding of Shell scripting.
  • Basic networking knowledge.
  • Basic working knowledge of hosting configuration components, including load balancers, proxies, web and database servers.
  • Basic working knowledge of mySQL
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 on a rotating basis.
  • Possession of excellent problem solving skills.
  • Experience in application software analytics and monitoring tools.

Good to have

  • Experience in cloud computing platforms is a definite plus
  • Experience in virtualization products such as Microsoft Hyper-V or VMWARE/ESXi
  • Familiarity with programming languages and PHP-based open-source ecommerce software
  • Familiarity with using Python
  • Knowledge of databases/data stores such as Redis and MySQL

Enjoy the benefits

For this exciting opportunity we have put together a remuneration package that commensurate with skills and work experience.

Be a part of our success

Please send your CV and covering letter to or directly to the Malta office, quoting the reference number REF: CW24/14. Deadline: 15th November 2014.