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Linux Systems Administrator


London, GB, EC2A 1AF Manchester, GB, M171HH

Requisition ID:  13752

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


Role and Responsibilities


Join IGT PlayDigital and experience what it’s like to work in the most reputable and innovative global organization in the gaming industry. As a member of the IGT PlayDigital team, you’ll work with experts on exciting projects that push the boundaries of iGaming content and technology, while contributing your knowledge and skills to the newest and fastest growing segment of the company.  


Linux Systems Administrator / Senior TechOps Engineer


What You’ll Do:



  • Manage & Administer datacenter and AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Be highly proficient in Linux and Scripting
  • Manage networking devices including cisco switches and ASA firewalls
  • Manage network services e.g. VPN, DDoS protection, CDN, load balancers and WAF
  • Manage infrastructure devices - servers, storage arrays and associated hypervisors and OS’s e.g. CentOS/Debian, KVM
  • Infrastructure services DNS, SSO, directory services, file and print, SIEM and log management
  • Work close to NOC teams to execute day to day tasks such as IP whitelists
  • Administer and maintain Hardware Monitoring using Prometheus/Grafana
  • Able to assist with infrastructure/application specific configurations and optimisations e.g. MySQL databases, Kafka message queues
  • Ensure firmware, software and OS patching is completed on a quarterly schedule to N-1
  • A key member of the security working group interpreting/applying policies and controls, assisting with audits to ISO27001 standards, collating logs, etc
  • Operate in a DevOps culture, ensuring maximum automation (e.g. IaC and automated configuration management using ansible)
  • Constant performance optimisation ensuring hypervisors, storage, loadbalancers are performing optimally
  • Maintain your roadmap to deliver continuous improvements
  • Confident with business stakeholders from commercial, product, data and technical to understand their future needs.
  • Able to identify and highlight key risks
  • Maintaining a hardware/Software asset register
  • Participate in an on-call support rota

About you



An experienced, yet hands-on Senior TechOps Engineer able to thrive in a fast-growing business where change is constant. You will have full responsibility for TechOps covering Datacenters, hypervisors, storage, networking and cloud. Providing operational support to ensure minimal customer impact. Advise on strategy and recommend technologies via an evolving roadmap.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership





IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit

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