Linux Systems Administrator

Our client is a leading consultancy in the Defence, Aerospace and Critical National Infrastructure space, and their IT team supports 40,000 users globally.

They are looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to provide IT support up to 3rd line level.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing and successful company, and a stable career!

A full driving license is required to provide support to other offices in the UK.

Ref: ZR_7061_JOB  ·  Posted on 15 June 2022

Introduction

Our client is a leading consultancy in the Defence, Aerospace and Critical National Infrastructure space, and their IT team supports 40,000 users globally.

They are looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to provide IT support up to 3rd line level.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing and successful company, and a stable career!

A full driving license is required to provide support to other offices in the UK.

Key responsibilities
  • Resolving up to 3rd line infrastructure related Linux support calls.
  • A point of escalation from global support teams.
  • Managing user environments.
  • Building / deploying bespoke Linux servers.
  • Assist with managing the technology life cycle, deploying appropriate application versions and updates.
  • Monitoring the use of storage, backup and replication environments.
  • Automating and scripting business as usual administrative procedures.
  • Being a technical resource available for project-based work.
  • Conducting Continual Service Improvement through best practice employing new and innovative technologies.
Skills & experience
  • Hands-on Linux Systems Administration in a wide variety of commercial environments Linux Redhat technologies, building and troubleshooting infrastructure issues in a commercial environment.
  • Other Linux flavours of interest include Debian (and derivatives) and SUSE.
  • Configuring, deploying physical, virtual and cloud server resources.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer focus
  • Ability to build and maintain efficient working relationships with remote teams.
  • Demonstrate previous ownership of and accountability for relevant products and services.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and complete your own work.
  • Willingness to engage with and work in other technologies.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • LDAP/ Kerberos based solutions.
  • Windows server platform administration – within a commercial environment.
  • Experience working within ITIL aligned Service Delivery organization.
  • Worked in an engineering or consultancy environment.
  • Web environments and technologies: Apache.
  • Proven experience of delivering process efficiencies and improvements.
  • Certification in Redhat technologies.
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan: (Employer doubles contribution up to 5% Employee, 10% Employer)
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Holidays: Basic entitlement 25 days (+ bank holidays) with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP, Flu Jab Vouchers, Eyecare Vouchers and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness : This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Company car (at more Senior levels)
  • Childcare Vouchers
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Permanent SC Cleared Linux IT (Information Technology) Defence Aerospace Infrastructure

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