Unix System Administrator

Elevate Direct
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Unix System Administrator x 2 / Exeter / 6 Months Contract / 440 to 550 GBP (Per Day)

**IR35 Status**The client has stated that this role is In Scope of the new off pay-role worker legislation**

I am currently recruiting for The Met Office in Exeter. They are looking for 2 x Limux Systems Administrators for 6 months to start ASAP

This role is In-scope of IR35 and will pay between £440 - £550 dependent on experience

You will be based in Exeter - This role requires you to have SC CLearance

Prior strong experience in executing consulting/professional services project like Infra provisioning, Server hardening & Application setup and configurations using IaC using Puppet as Configuration Management tool

  • Experience in delivering configuration management/orchestration solution using SCM, CI/CD pipeline and Orchestration tools
  • Proven experience working in a team setting on large scale projects
  • Proven experience working with Agile methodologies for delivering software
  • Ability to review and create technical design documentation
  • Working in both development and production environments
  • Identifying and executing on opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Experience using DevOps and Automation tools to deploy, test, and support services in a CI/CD
  • Maintaining and extending estate using puppet and ansible
  • Reverse engineering puppet/ansible scripts and producing Docker containers with equivalent functionality
  • Integrating Linux with Windows AD (for users, groups etc)
  • Experience in CI/CD Build Servers (Jenkins, Artifactory, etc.)
  • Familiarity developing in some languages such as: Python, Ruby, Yaml, Shell
  • Strong understanding of test driven development and testing concepts to participate in unit testing, integration testing, system testing, and load testing
  • Implementation of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD), utilising Open Source tools (Git, Jenkins) and Cloud based services (AWS)
  • Coaching and development of client and 3rd party resources in line with competency frameworks
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

  • Standardised Linux builds : repeatable and maintainable
  • Linux shell scripting and administration
  • Working with one or more Virtualisation platforms
  • Good networking skills (IP subnetting and firewall rule design)
  • Ansible, Puppet, Hiera
  • Git, Jenkins
  • Docker, Artifactory
  • ELK, Nagios

If you match these requirements, please apply in the normal way. Elevate will send you an email, please open, click and action that email and your application will be visible to the hiring organisation directly.

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79184314