Unix Systems engineer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

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  • Salary:

    £274 - £374 per day

  • Contact:

    Ryan Fishwick

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Unix Systems engineer
Location: Barrow-in-Furness (Up to two days per week working from home negotiable)
Duration: 6 months - with likely extension
Clearance: Active SC only
Target bill rate: £274 - £374

My client have an urgent requirement for Unix engineers to work on a key customer site in Barrow. You will be entitled to some days remote working and also expenses, please note that SC Clearance will be required to get onsite.

* Overall Incident Management\Change Management\Problem

* Work within a dedicated on-site support team
* Support an extensive Sun/Oracle server environment.
* Support Solaris 10 & 11 and Suse Linux 11 OS environments
* Monitor services using Uptime environment management toolset
* Implement changes to the existing environment and implement new services
* Work within a defined SLA and proactively manage the team ticket queue
* Work with other 3rd parties to collectively support the same customer
* Document existing and new service environments
* Take part in a 24/7 on-call rota
* Out of Hours working is an expected part of the job

Skills & Experience

* Must have SC clearance.
* Knowledge and experience of Sun/Oracle server
* Knowledge and experience of Solaris OS 10, 11 and Suse Linux OS 11,12
* Knowledge and experience of Oracle VM server (zones & LDOM) and Oracle clustering
* Experience of Uptime management software useful
* Experience of Oracle Operations Centre toolset useful
* Excellent communication skills, ability to build & maintain excellent working relationships with internal & external customers
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products useful
* Systematic, disciplined & analytical approach to problem solving