Senior Linux Systems Administrator. CentOS. Essex

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XIST4 Recruitment
Saffron Walden
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - CentOS, Unix, Scripting, AWS. Saffron Walden, Essex but relocating to Great Abington, Cambridgeshire.

Salary and Benefits include; £45-52,000, Company Equity worth about £2,500 per year, 6% bonus, 10% Pension contribution, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday.

On offer is a unique opportunity to work within an environment where people and technology truly change lives by driving advancements in life sciences.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Key Skills:

- 3+ years Linux systems administration experience.
- Solid CentOs Linux systems administration, configuration, optimization and monitoring.
- 3+ years Unix systems administration experience.
- Good data storage technology experience.
- Experience with scripting tools e.g. Windows Script Host (WSH), Perl or Python etc.
- Experience with automation tools e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Salt etc.
- Experience with AWS cloud-based deployment and support.
- Knowledge and experience with network protocols and services e.g. TCP/IP, LDAP, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP.
- MySQL experience.
- Relevant degree
- Must have good English verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be eligible to work in the UK.

About the role:

Primary responsibility includes automation of implementation, support and administration of a global Linux infrastructure, on hardware and in AWS cloud.

As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator your duties will include:

- Providing support and administration for the company's Linux environment globally.
- Implementation and administration of a highly available and resilient Linux infrastructure.
- Implementing and maintaining workflow process automation scripts and procedures.
- Providing second level computer support to the internal business units.
- Ensuring continuous proactive monitoring.
- Proactively troubleshooting and optimizing network and data workflow related bottlenecks to ensure high availability and performance.

About the Company:

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