Senior IT Systems Administrator/Engineer

Fetch.AI is a world-changing project, a “decentralised digital world” where autonomous software agents act on the behalf of their owners, or themselves, to get useful economic work done.

We are a dynamic, fast-growing international team of experts and forward-thinking technology enthusiasts working on the convergence of blockchain, AI and multi-agent systems. We are building technology for both today and tomorrow - a collective super-intelligence on top of decentralized economic internet built with a highly scalable next-generation distributed ledger technology. Combined with machine learning, this delivers the predictions and infrastructure to power the future economy.

Do you like challenges and want to work on cutting edge state-of-the-art technology that will define how we will interact? Come and join us.

Job description

We’re looking for a highly skilled and resourceful IT Systems Administrator/Engineer to join our exceptional team here at Fetch.AI. This role will be based in our Cambridge office, supporting Linux servers, network infrastructure, cloud computing, maintaining and upgrading software, automating processes, cybersecurity and desktop support in a mixed environment (Mac, Ubuntu and Windows) for our inhouse development team.

You will be working alongside our IT Manager and Development Team in this rapidly expanding and exciting start-up company. Designing/implementing/monitoring/maintaining our server and network systems. There are many challenges ahead including creating a large distributed network and high-performance computing environment for our machine learning teams.

Our ideal candidate will be calm under pressure, good attention to detail, enthusiastic when faced with new challenges. You will enjoy working in a fast paced, changeable environment and be a reliable problem solver.


You are an expert in offering solutions and a safe pair of hands when dealing with data and security issues. Additional key responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing new systems
  • Monitoring and maintaining our servers and network
  • Looking to achieve smooth operations with high-reliability
  • Managing data, databases, backups and restores
  • Implementing and maintaining disaster recovery systems and procedures
  • Ensuring the security of servers and network systems
  • Desktop support for inhouse development team
  • Managing software and licensing
  • Good troubleshooting skills and able to see issues through from the initial report of a problem to resolution
  • Friendly, can-do attitude

Skills and experience

  • Strong Linux server skills
  • Solid networking skills (Routing/Switching/Firewalls/VPN)
  • Experienced with virtualisation and cloud computing (Google Cloud or AWS)
  • Good hardware skills to implement and maintain servers/storage arrays/networking equipment.
  • Hands-on, professional support skills to effectively help colleagues with technical issues.
  • Scripting skills to automate processes

Preferred experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject. Equivalent experience and professional qualifications also desirable.
  • Distributed networking/global networks
  • InfiniBand
  • Batch-queuing system like Grid Engine



We offer very competitive salaries, depending on ability and experience. Come and talk to us!

We offer all the following benefits:


Life Insurance

Private Health Care

23 days holiday (including your birthday; plus bank holidays; and an extra half day off per year rising to 24 days; you can also buy additional holidays)

Joining bonus (Fetch Tokens)

Additional fun benefits:

Summer party

Christmas party

Fun activity days

Free snacks, endless fruit, and hot and cold drinks

Chill out zone

Video games

Join us to and help to make a difference: [email protected]

Work at Fetch.AI

You will work on fascinating and promising new technology together with top class software engineers and researchers working across multiple fields (multi agent systems, machine learning, economics, cryptography).

You will collaborate with top academics and corporate partners across the world to further develop our solutions and deploy them in real life scenarios.

We believe our technology will improve how we communicate, it will give voice and new opportunities to people, organizations and the Internet of Things, effectively democratising the space and improving lives of citizens.

Equal opportunity

Fetch.AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We value all people, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, age, ability, sexual orientation or religion beliefs. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds, and are committed to promoting equality at every opportunity both as a partner, provider of services and as an employer.


St. John's Innovation Centre,
Cowley Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WS, UK

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