Linux System Engineering Lead

Spencer Rose
London (East)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux System Engineering Lead – RedHat, VCS, VMware, Docker – London

A financial services firm who are a leader in their field have a requirement for a Linux System Engineering Lead (no direct report) with excellent hands on experience of Redhat, Symantec / Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) to come on board and make an impact in a fast paced and progressive company with excellent internal career development opportunities. The role will be a good mix of operational and project work.

Experience Required:

  • Red Hat
  • Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
  • VMware
  • Docker experience advantageous

Operational Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the service of the Linux team function is prioritised and all incidents, problems and service requests are responded to in an efficient manner without negatively impacting SLA’s and reporting metrics in place.
  • Provide operational support to the Linux environment with Symantec Clustering Technology environment. Responsibilities include Linux backup/restores, daily checks, maintenance tasks and building new systems and applying service packs.
  • Provide operational support for the VCS cluster, Docker, and Middleware environment as required. Manage and escalate problems as appropriate.

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Ensure internal Linux Cluster systems are managed to the highest standard by following industry best practice.
  • Problem management ownership and prevention of SLA breaches under Incident/Problem Management processes.
  • Investigate defects or problems; work with internal Development teams and external vendors to Identify solutions and support any fixes that are required as part
  • Report monthly on the Linux Team deliverables and performance levels through incidents, changes and requests.
  • Change Management procedure and other standard practices in installing, configuring and supporting Linux Cluster, Docker, Middleware, and the Linux Infrastructure and relates items in Test and Production environments.
  • Upgrade or maintain software at a time when the impact to the business is minimised. Execute the failover for the Linux and application services as required.
  • Disaster Recovery testing activities.
  • Create, maintain and review operational process and support documentation.
  • Create, maintain and review design documentation.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call cover on a rotational shift basis

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