Systems Administrator (Linux)

London, UK
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
On Site / Office

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Systems Administrator with biased towards Linux, good knowledge of Windows Server and networking would be beneficial. As a Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining and optimising our diverse infrastructure, ensuring the smooth operation of both Linux and Windows-based systems. Additionally, your proficiency in firewall management will contribute to the overall security and stability of our network. Above all we are looking for someone with genuine interest in resolving technical problems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain Linux and Windows based operating systems.
  • Monitor system performance, identify bottlenecks, and implement solutions to optimize performance and reliability.
  • Administer and troubleshoot Linux and Windows servers, addressing any issues that arise promptly and efficiently.
  • Ensure best practice security measures and access controls are in place.
  • Perform routine system updates, patch management, and vulnerability remediation for both Linux and Windows systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and deploy solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery strategies for Linux and Windows environments.
  • Automate system administration tasks using scripting languages and configuration management tools.
  • Conduct security audits, implement security measures, and proactively address vulnerabilities in both Linux and Windows systems.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to internal teams and end-users, resolving Linux, Windows, and firewall-related issues.
  • Document system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps to maintain an up-to-date knowledge base.
  • Respond to security events as may be required, including post-event remediation and lessons-learned reviews.

The right candidate:

  • Proven experience as a Systems Administrator, Strong proficiency in Linux, and good knowledge of networking, Windows Server, and firewall management.
  • Good familiarity with network protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP) and networking concepts.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Python.
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V, Cloud).
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex system issues.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and experience implementing security measures in Linux, Windows environments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented mindset and ability to document system configurations and procedures accurately.
  • Join our team and contribute to the stability, security, and efficiency of our diverse infrastructure and become an integral part of our dedicated team of Systems Administrators.
  • Familiar and experienced with driving down inefficiencies through automation.


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.  

  • Employee Share Plan- Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*. 
  • Company pension scheme. 
  • Bonus scheme. 
  • 5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**. 
  • 25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays). 
  • Private Healthcare. 
  • Access to Spill, our mental health support partner. 
  • Cycle to work scheme.  
  • Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider. 
  • Free eye test. 
  • Travel loan. 
  • Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances. 

(*Terms & conditions apply- amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.)

(**This is capped up to a certain salary).

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment, and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters, whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.