Linux Systems Administrator - West Sussex - Up to £45,000pa

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Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux System Administrator - West Sussex - up to £45,000pa

Our Client, based in West Sussex, is currently looking to recruit a Linux System Administrator to join their expanding team on a permanent basis to be the primary support resource and final escalation point for all Linux systems.

Their current environment is a mix of Windows and Linus Systems so the successful candidate will ideally have experience and knowledge of both and would have ideally worked on a Linux to Windows migration project.

Key responsibilities for the Linux Systems Administrator:

  • Maintain, monitor and support all Linux Systems
  • Write queries to identify any issues to then go into and fix
  • Performance turning Linux operating systems
  • Troubleshooting systems
  • Work on Linux to Windows system migration project
  • Provide knowledge and expertise as an escalation resource to Systems Support
  • Work within the established Change Management process to ensure that quality is maintained and risk to the business is minimised

Key Skills & experience for the Linux Systems Administrator:


  • Thorough knowledge of Linux operating systems and varying flavours (Redhat, Debian, CentOS)
  • Good knowledge of key functions in Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2.
  • Extensive experience with common Linux technologies (Apache, MySQL), and Apache Tomcat on Windows.
  • Linux backup and restore principles, including demonstrable experience of recovery planning and regular scheduled testing.
  • Excellent communication skills


  • VMware expertise is desirable
  • Experience of migrating Windows Systems and Servers to Linux

Key Words - Linux / Operating System / Windows / Servers / Migration / Monitor / System Administration / System Engineer / Apache / Redhat / Debian / CentOS / MySQL / TomCat / Performance / Queries / West Sussex

To discuss your suitability for this role further, please simply apply below.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.