Senior Technical Analyst - UNIX / Storage - Northamptonshire

£35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
16 Oct 2012
13 Nov 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading cosmetics company based in Northamptonshire are looking for a Senior Technical Analyst - UNIX / Storage on a permanent basis.

As the Senior Technical Analyst - UNIX / Storage, you will be responsible for:

- Provide design, implementation, configuration and technical support for Linux (Redhat) and UNIX (AIX) servers/clusters and storage environment (EMC VMAX) hosted in the Data Centres.

- Support projects needs and enhancement requests, participating in the project planning and providing technical advice to all global stakeholders in the business and in IT communicating the impact of changes

- Provide Technical support for the UNIX / Linux installations in the Global Data Centres as part of the "follow the sun" 24 by 7 service in the European region

- Success based on availability and performance of relevant UNIX / Linux servers/clusters and storage environment as well as successful project co-ordination of technical implementations/upgrades.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Analyst with the following skills:

- 5 + years experience with UNIX / Linux system administration

- 2 + years experience of a large data centre environment with multiple servers and platforms

- Experience with UNIX / Linux system administration skills (IBM AIX and RedHat Linux Preferred) including Clustering Technologies (RedHat clusters and HA-CMP)

- Good hands on experience of EMC storage administration

- Knowledge of wider Data Centre technologies (Windows, Citrix, VMWare, hardware, networking, backup tools (EMC Networker), monitoring tools (Foglight) would be an advantage

- Willingness to provide out of hours working on a rota basis

- Some travel to Europe and/or the USA may be required.

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum

Contact: Scott Honey-Jones - Real Staffing Group.

Please apply now.

Keywords: UNIX; Storage; Linux; Redhat; AIX; EMC VMAX; Data Centre; Clusters

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