Exalogic Administrator Senior in Unix/Linux Team - Retail Co.

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Prism Digital
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Exalogic Administrator (Senior) in UNIX/Linux Team - Retail Giant! My prestigious retail client is looking for a senior Exalogic administrator due to a new Oracle ecommerce implementation project into our highly prestigious and central London based retailer. This will be a 12 month fixed term assignment where they may be options for extensions or other opportunities in the after the initial term. You will be working in a team of around 10 strong currently. The overall IT department is over 1300 strong in personnel so this is a hugely enterprise (100,000+ employees) environment and a very stimulating technical stack.

You will be supporting our client's .com estate - under pinning tech behind the website itself. This is a 'household name' and a multi £million site. Along with this you will also be supporting many in house systems, covering warehouse distribution, printing labels and an array of off-the-shelf applications.

Core skills required:

  • Have excellent in depth technical knowledge of Oracle Exalogic Systems Administration
  • Experience of Oracle Exadata / Engineered Systems Administration
  • Support, maintain & enhance the Partnership infrastructure, ensuring team SLA & OLA compliance
  • Mentor, support and coach other members of the team
  • Be accountable for incident, problem & change management


  • Experience of Oracle Exalogic
  • Hands on technical experience of Oracle VM. Or other comparable virtualisation platforms.
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Experience of SUSE 11/ Oracle Linux 7 and IBM Power running AIX 5.3 - 7.1
  • Experience of AIX Network Installation Manager (NIM) for installation, customisation and maintenance
  • Understanding of PowerVM and Virtual I/O Server.
  • Exposure to VMware ESXi and vSphere
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts - DNS, load balancing, IP firewalls.
  • Scripting using ksh, bash, perl. Others considered.
  • Installation and Configuration Management using KickStart, AutoYaST, Ansible, Foreman and Puppet. Or other comparable technologies.
  • Excellent experience on producing highly available solutions, maintaining consistency of environments and standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • ITIL v3 foundation or above and considerable experience of working in an ITIL environment.
  • Understanding and extensive use of one or more IT Service Management toolsets.

Desirable experience, skills and qualifications

  • Understanding of Openssl, TLS/SSL & keystore management.
  • Understanding of security frameworks such as PCI-DSS and data protection requirements.
  • ExperiencewithMiddleware / Database technologies such as:
    • Oracle Weblogic
    • Oracle Database

Although this is a 12 month fixed term contract you will be entitled to all of our client's benefits including but not limited to:

  • Bonus 15%+ (pro rata)
  • Generous Pension
  • Generous discounts from the retailer
  • 25 days hols + 1 day for Christmas shopping
  • Discounted holidays
  • Many more too many to list here!

Exalogic Administrator (Senior) in UNIX/Linux Team - Retail Giant