Linux System Admin Support

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
21 days ago

Linux System Admin Support

18 Month Contract

Location: Hatfield

Pay rate up to £410 per day inside IR35 via Umbrella

Role Purpose

Linux System Admin support the deployment and maintenance of mainly Redhat based Linux servers and other distributions


Carry out clearly defined deployments

Create clear documentation

Develop deployment plans which clearly take account of likely issues

Account for future needs with rock solid timescales

git maintainer with the ability to provide guides to the documentation manager that are fit for purpose for the Product specification team

Liaise with network planning

Adhere to the internal change management system at all times

Provide capacity planning for the estate allocated to you as required

Develop agent software or configurations to automate resource alerts

Perform other IT duties as assigned or requested

Personal Qualities and Experience

Good overall IT knowledge and comprehension

Knowledge of informational technology disciplines; e.g., software applications and interfaces, production operations, quality assurance and systems management, etc.?

Passionate about technology in general

Displays a start-up mentality with a motivating and proactive working style.

Demonstrates initiative, tenacity, resilience, patience, and creativity

Flexible approach to work and hours as needed

Knowledge of BSS/CRM/ERP systems desirable

Knowledge of VPBXs, SIP and VOIP a distinct advantage

Knowledge of Web services, APIs, XML methodologies expected

A broad high-level knowledge of computer science across multiple operating systems and flavors of Linux, particularly. Redhat based and debian.

ssh / screen / bash scripting / other scripting / awk/sed ninja

MySQL, (Postgress) - admin skills

Oracle query skills highly desirable, no maintenance knowledge required

General IP network skills essential

git maintainer

VMware deployment and management

Additional preferred skills:

AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Docker - distinct advantage

Orchestration Tools - distinct advantage

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