(SC) Unix/Linux Engineer

19 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Aime-Jane Humphries
Clearance Level
Job Type
Overview of the role.

*Installs, monitors and tunes Unix, Linux and Solaris operating system software and virtual machine sub-system software.

*Designs and deploys server hardware for all variants and periodically reviews configurations for optimal performance.

*Develops processing standards, procedures, and automation for use by internal and customer staff in a constantly growing and evolving environment.

*Familiar with the implementation of UNIX print queues and the development of automation scripts.

*Participates in a 24/7 on-call rotation, providing level 3 escalations and project work as required.

Essential skills and experience to be demonstrated within the CV:

* Working knowledge of Unix/Linux/Solaris operating systems and hardware.
* Knowledge of Sun/Oracle M Series hardware
* Design and implementation experience of Solaris Zones (Solaris 10)
* Experience of Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade including where sparse and non-sparse Zones are used
* Demonstrable experience of Veritas Cluster Server - setup and operation
* Ideally experience of working on systems hosting SAP ERP, an understanding of SAP environment requirements in terms of storage, users, project settings etc. would be extremely beneficial
* Knowledge of Storage Area Networks servers.
* Knowledge of programming language concepts.
* Deep knowledge of at least one scripting language (Perl, KSH, or Python).

Daily Rate: £400 per day
SC clearance

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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