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Excite Holidays - Thailand

Senior/System Administrator

Technology & Innovation – Bangkok, Bangrak
Department Technology & Innovation
Employment Type Permanent (Thai)
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Life is short – so work somewhere awesome! Join Excite Holidays as our new System Administrator

Are you an outstanding communicator with excellent listening and people skills? Do you have attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in our fast past environment? Are you passionate about what you do, trusted and values driven? If so, Excite Holidays might be the place for you!

About Excite Holidays

Excite Holidays is an award winning online travel wholesaler with offices around the globe. We provide the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry and empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of hotels, apartments, activities, transfer services and ferry tickets.

We have some of the brightest, most motivated and passionate people in the travel industry working for us. We lead the way with innovative ideas, cutting-edge technology and a customer-focused approach that can’t be beaten. We are revolutionising the future of online travel and we are looking for an outstanding individual to join us on this exciting journey in Silom, Bangkok.

About the role

Our in-house software development team ensures we lead the way in providing the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry. We empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of products, including over 250,000 hotels and apartments, 30,000 activities and reliable transfer services. Our intuitive and efficient booking tool enables our travel agents to provide the very best service to their clients. 

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic System Administrator to join the team. This is the perfect role for somebody with a mix of System Administration and Development/Automation skills. If you are hungry to learn and be mentored by the best in the field, this is your opportunity. Come and join our rapidly expanding team!

We enjoy Open Source and Linux. Our mature development environment is based on Agile methodologies, and you will be expected to be an active participant in all aspects of the software delivery process.

As you will be working with an international team, it is important that you are confident in communicating in English.

**This role is open to Thais only**

You will:

  • Maintain the Excite Holidays platforms
  • Take responsibility for development operation
  • Proactively contribute to the continual improvement of the infrastructure and environments
  • Maintain and optimise existing database structure and interfaces
  • Take part in functional design workshops and translate designs into technical specs
  • Work closely with other developers to ensure absolute redundancy on critical systems
  • Develop new system specification and development documentation and schedules
  • Assist infrastructure manager to improve systems based on plan and strategies. 

What do we offer?

You will be supported by the best team in the game and receive a competitive salary package commensurate with experience as well as excellent mentoring and skills development opportunities.

What have you done?

  • Proven experience with Linux OS (RedHat Enterprise, Debian)
  • Experience virtualisation platform (VmWare/Citrix XenServer)
  • Familiar with server hardware
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with enterprise network (Cisco)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with database platform (ideally PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with automation tools – Puppet/Ansible
  • Knowledge and experience in scripting languages (Shell script)
  • Proven experience utilising monitoring tools to drive performance improvements (Nagios)
  • Automation / Continuous Integration experience (desirable)
  • An outgoing and self-motivated attitude
  • Experience with cloud platform is highly regarded
  • CCNA highly desirable
  • Good understanding in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

About the Benefits

You will be supported by the best team in the game and receive a competitive salary package commensurate with experience as well as excellent mentoring and skills development opportunities. You will also be working in a collaborative and friendly team in an international environment.

Excite Holidays also believes in rewarding our staff for all their continued hard work, in the Bangkok office this includes:

  • 5 Day working week (Monday to Friday)
  • 1 month fixed bonus
  • Above average annual leave benefit (9 days first year then 13 days per year after)
  • Health care package
  • Provident fund
  • Social event, Friday drink, Team lunch
  • All 18 Thai national public holidays followed and observed.
  • Opportunity to potentially work at one of our global offices (Sydney/Athens)

If this opportunity sounds exciting to you and aligns with your experience, then we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV and salary expectations and go to www.exciteholidays.com/careers to learn more about working for Excite Holidays.

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  • Location
    Bangkok, Bangrak
  • Department
    Technology & Innovation
  • Employment Type
    Permanent (Thai)
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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