UNIX Administrator Linux DevOps South West 600 InScope

600 InScope
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Unix Systems Administrator Linux, DevOps required for a Government client based South West, Plymouth.

This role will be working Inside of IR35

The administrator will carry out tasks to build, maintain and support Linux servers in a virtualised hardware environment, under guidance of senior Linux systems administrators.

Assist in the installation and support of Linux based middleware and application software.

Assist in the monitoring and analysis of the availability and performance of the Linux based IT infrastructure and delivered IT services.

Help analyse and resolve technical problems.

Ensure a customer focused approach to service management in accordance with ITIL principles.

Maintain an uptodate knowledge of relevant IT Infrastructure components.

Once skills have reached a suitable level, and with other team members, provide outofhours technical support for systems maintenance and problem resolution.

Produce and maintain team documentation.

Maintain software to support and enhance the security operation.

Monitoring, installation, configuration, management and maintenance of the UNIX Solaris Systems, to ensure secure services with minimum downtime.

Implementation and release of changes as submitted by the development team or customer(s).

Monitoring system hardware to ensure timely escalation and resolution of any faults.

Analysing system logs and identifying potential issues.

Providing application, maintenance and support.

Gather and assimilate customer(s) requirements for new IT Systems.

Adding new systems and removing redundant systems.

Reporting any incident or situation where it is suspected the security has, or may have been compromised.

Knowledge and awareness of Project Management principles.

IT Security Awareness.

Knowledge of Data Protection Principles and Freedom of Information Act .

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and IT service providers.

Solaris Administration.

Working knowledge of UNIX Solaris Systems.

Practical experience of server software and hardware build and maintenance.

SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.

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