Systems Administrator (MediaWiki)

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Serco, Inc.
MediaWiki; Web Service Stacks/Technologies/Servers: Apache, MySQL, PHP, IIS, Web Services
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description

-Installs new software releases and system upgrades.
-Evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems.
-Performs system backups and recovery.
-Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
-Performs a variety of tasks.
-Works under limited supervision.  
-Typically reports to a project leader or manager.
-A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
-Candidate should have more than 4 years’ work experience in relevant field.
-Designs, builds, modifies, maintains, and deploys mediawiki server instances in virtual machines.
-Supports and/or installs software operating systems, applications, and application extensions.
-Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.
-Provides technical support to project team members.
-Demonstrates knowledge/experience in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
-Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
-A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Key Activities:

-Create/maintain/tune mediawiki installations inside VMWare virtual server environments; Support enhancements in design, develop and test web pages; Deploy to production and lower environments

-Set up Mediawiki Namespaces; apply security models; search services; scripting;; maintain PHP and CSS configurations

-Build/use Mediawiki Templates (including variables and conditional text through parser functions)

-Create / implement and maintain web pages/services

-Build, modify Stored Procedures, Views, and Table structures for new initiatives or enhancements for existing applications

-Application Unit testing and Quality Assurance

-Train others how to maintain and administer the Mediawiki site

Other Activities:

-Request for Changes submittal and presentation to the Change Control Board.

-Service request monitoring, scheduling, updating.

-Work flow diagrams, technical requirements and practice, procedure, process documentation.

Required Skills
-May require a bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related area and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
-Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
-Work is generally performed in a normal office environment where there is minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions.
-Job assignments may require working at client site where working conditions may vary.
-Travel may be required.
Ideal candidate will have the following experience:
-Web Service Stacks/Technologies/Servers: Apache, MySQL, PHP, IIS, Web Services
-Languages: PHP (required), SQL (required).
-Lifecycle development of web applications.
-Version control software: git, BitBucket.
Other Skills:
-SQL Server/Database Development/Administration
-SQL queries, SQL views, JIRA.

Posted By

Bea Rivera

Company Information

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading and most admired service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our customers deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1.2 billion and is part of a $7 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world.Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. If you need more information or require special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Serco HR Service Desk at 866-628-6458 or 703-939-6006.
Dice Id : 10118317
Position Id : 020576