UNIX/ LINUX ENGINEER- PATCH BUNDLE

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
Barnsley
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
UNIX/ LINUX ENGINEER- PATCH BUNDLE

UNIX ENGINEER/ UNIX/LINUX PLATFORM ENGINEER/ PATCH BUNDLE ENGINEER/ RED HAT/ AIX/ v6/v7/

Barnsley
6 Months- Extensions Likely
£300-400 Per Day

A Patch Bundle Engineer -Unix/Linux is required by our Global Financial Services client based in Barnsley for an initial 6 months contract. You will be required to provide global technical leadership in the design, engineering, implementation and maintenance of the Red Hat, AIX platforms and associated tooling, infrastructure and storage. The purpose is to engineer, define and govern efficient and innovative Linux platforms and infrastructure in support of the global businesses, through collaboration and driving standardisation of technology platforms and solutions

The primary responsibility of the role is to implement the patching strategy for the domain through the regular and timely production of patch bundles and critical patch packages to support the Red Hat and AIX estate. The area also performs level 3 support for the domain and you will need to be well versed in standard troubleshooting techniques with a good technical understanding of all Red Hat Linux platforms that support the business and strong knowledge of AIX 6 and 7 is also required

Key Responsibilities:

Regular and timely production of monthly patch bundles working closely with colleagues globally

Review, packaging and testing of patches for critical vulnerabilities

Development and maintenance of the AIX and Linux OS SuperStack Build and deployment mechanism

Set global Unix/Linux standards, test and certify in lab facility

Working with vendors, produce best practice solutions for the domain

Provide consultancy, guidance and collaborate with architecture, projects, support and other engineering teams

3rd Line support to all regional Unix and Linux teams



Key Experience:

Experience and proven track record in operating system Unix/Linux engineering for the Red Hat platform

Good knowledge and experience of the AIX v6 and v7 platforms

Thorough understanding of the management processes required to run large multi-country IT installations

In-depth understanding of the technical product and platform usages within the Enterprise Services & Architecture sub-function and future roadmaps



In the first instance please submit your CV

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This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79975798

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