Linux System Administrator

Ref: ZR_6880_JOB  ·  Posted on 13 April 2022


My client is a well-established defence and space company that specialise in the development of Satellite products, Satellite communications, and spacecraft payloads across the UK. They are looking for a Linux System Administrator who will support the capabilities of Spacecraft Ground Control Systems and functions across the Hampshire site.

The candidate will need a valid Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification and will cover a variety of aspects in order to successfully support in these functions, including system administration, the overall build of servers and laptops, network systems and software installations, configuration, integration and verification of the ground segment control products.

This role will have hybrid working opportunities available to you, but my client is expecting candidates to be based on-site when required. Due to the nature of the work, you will need an active SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo a security clearance to be considered for this role. If this meets your requirements, please apply now!

Key responsibilities
  • Installation, configuration and integration of software.
  • Write installation and technical procedures where required.
  • Support VV&T in requirements interpretation to develop Test Cases and procedures against requirements.
  • Lead on all installation and testing activities (Integration, Regression, negative verification, validation and acceptance) including writing installation procedures
  • Support Security function in terms of rectifying vulnerabilities.
  • Support the delivery and acceptance of software from the suppliers.
  • Support all Review boards.
  • Technical review of software subsystems.
  • Technical analysis of system design issues.
  • Interaction with the customer and suppliers.
  • Maintenance of Software Licence records.
  • Analyse and resolve technical and application problems.
Skills & experience
  • A valid RHCSA qualification (Red Hat Certified System Administrator), held and in-date.
  • System Administration, System engineering, Software engineering, networking experience, formal approach to documentation,
  • Strong Linux experience
  • Good knowledge of VM and Netapp.
  • Good knowledge of IP networking and familiarity with Cisco networking devices.
  • MoD Security Standards, Lockdowns.
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Defence Administration / Secretarial Software Analysis Networking & Infrastructure

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