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Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems Administrator

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Magee

  • Email:

    ryan@understandingrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH6445_1555304494

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Linux Systems Administrator

We have an opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator to join a leading business based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The role of the Linux Systems Administrator is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the company's highly-virtualised and predominantly Debian Linux infrastructure by responding to support tickets raised by the business' monitoring tools and undertake preventative maintenance and system checks.

Working as a Linux Systems Administrator, your role will include:

  • Management and resolution of support tickets by liaising with internal teams and clients.
  • Identifying patterns in operational issues and devise solutions to eliminate root causes. Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders and technology owners to implement the solutions.
  • Carrying out routine preventative maintenance tasks, system checks and regulatory duties to ensure infrastructure health.
  • Creating and maintaining system documentation.
  • Creating, maintaining and following processes in support of ISO27001, PCI-DSS and other industry standards.
  • Participate in a 24/7 on call rota to provide response to critical client related incidents.

To be considered for the Linux Systems Administrator position, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Solid experience of administering and supporting Linux environments - Debian or CentOS is preferred; however all flavours are considered.
  • Experience with VMware. AWS is also desirable.
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools, such as Nagios, New Relic or Zabbix.
  • Scripting skills and experience of automation i.e. Python, Bash, Shell, Puppet.
  • Knowledge of MySQL and/or Postgres.
  • Networking experience is also highly desirable.

Linux Systems Administrator

Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Salary: up to £55k + benefits

Apply for further details and immediate consideration.

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