Senior Sysadmin

BMAT Music Innovators
What plays around will come around!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • EUR35.000 - 42.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • homeWork from home allowed
    Companies who have a 'work from home' policy typically allow employees to stay at home a few days per month.
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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At BMAT we are a team of talented professionals from every corner of the world that are crazy about music and technology! We love combining both to create innovative and valuable services.

Working as a SaaS enterprise, we specialise in monitoring music played on the radio, TV and online, in publicity and clubs, by way of data processing and reporting platform. We monitor 4.000 radios and television channels, clubs in five continents, and collaborate with Deezer and Spotify online, among many others; we manage a database of 25 million musical works, which increases on a path of approximately 1.300.000 each month sourced from record labels, digital distributors and others partners. Our clients -more than 60 performing rights organisations worldwide-consider BMAT to be a world leader in music monitoring.

You will be responsible for the maintenance and support of the IT operations of BMAT, including the management and upgrades of a distributed computing platform, the support of our various development teams in IT related issues and the IT support for our employees as well.

As a Senior Sysadmin* at BMAT you will:

  • Manage our complete IT infrastructure day to day
  • Plan and execute upgrades of our computing platform
  • Coordinate operational tasks with other technical and non-technical teams
  • Communicate with our external providers

Here you have some technical details in case you are curious:

  • Our computing platform consist of some 2.000 cores with a total of 20 TB of RAM and near to 1 PB of storage
  • We process more than 100.000 hours of audio and video recordings a day
  • One of our database tables has a daily growth of over 5.000.000 rows
  • We work with several providers with our main infrastructures in Spain, France and Germany
  • We use cloud services (mainly AWS)

Main requirements

  • Excellent planning, organisation and analytical skills
  • Expert in Linux server administration (we use Debian on all our servers)
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Python)
  • Experience with Web and FTP server administration (Apache, Nginx, ProFTPD, uWSGI)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS)
  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools (Puppet)
  • Knowledge of database server administration, in particular MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and tools (VPN, DHCP, DNS, NFS)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • English advanced
  • Teamwork

Nice to have

  • Experience in High Available environments (Loadbalancer, Keepalived)
  • Experience in High Performance Computing
  • Experience working with diskless systems (PXE, TFTP Boot)
  • Experience with container services (Docker)
  • BMAT's lingua franca is Spanish/Catalan, so fluency in those languages would be a plus


  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home policy
  • Social benefits (health insurance, ticket restaurant, transport tickets)
  • Free coffee, tea and fruits
  • Free language courses
  • Informal, dynamic, multicultural, young and innovative environment

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