Senior Linux System Administrator

£1 per annum
24 Mar 2017
21 Apr 2017
Calum McMahon
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Senior Linux System Administrator - Permanent - Telford

Senior Linux System Administrator is required for our client a global re-insurers and a leading provider of 'closed life' services on a permanent basis in Telford.

The role will cover supporting the clients Linux and Unix platforms providing stability, performance and a scalable architecture. The focus for the role will be a lead SME for the team and ensure BAU, engineering functions and project delivery are conducted in line with the department strategy

Skills required of the Linux System Administrator:

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL7)
  • Shell scripting
  • Linux Automation
  • Unix (HP-UX preferable)
  • Oracle Infrastructure
  • ITIL
  • Pior experience working within a Linux/Unix Systems Administrator position

Key responsibilities of Senior Linux System Administrator:

Ensure all Linux platforms are supported to a high standard and incidents, requests and problems are resolved within a timely manner, within agreed SLA's.

Provide best practice support and maintenance for Linux based platforms and supporting infrastructure including the delivery the following:

  • Escalated on-call 24*7*365 support
  • Operational, initiative and project based activities
  • Capacity and availability management
  • System level performance management
  • Obsolescence management
  • Patch, vulnerability and anti-virus management
  • Support technical design and implementation activities
  • Backup & Disaster recovery management/capability
  • Operating system hardening

The ideal candidate must be available for on-call work 1 week in every 4 weeks.

For more information and a full job spec, please apply now.

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