Linux Operations/Engineer - City - Contract - £600 per day

£450 - £600 per day
04 Nov 2013
02 Dec 2013
Richard Twumasi
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux Operations/Engineer - City - Contract - £600 per day

Keywords: Linux Engineer, Linux Operations Engineer, Commodities, BASH, Scripting, RedHat, Apache, JBOSS, Unix, Contract, London,

A leading global commodities trading house is currently recruiting on an interim basis for a Linux Operations Engineer.

In this role as a Linux Engineer you will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of all Linux systems.

Your duties on a daily basis will be to:

  • Perform daily administration activities for all company Linux servers.
  • Install new servers.
  • Develop and implement administration standards and procedures.
  • Monitor patch releases and develop patch installation strategies.
  • 1Perform system backups.
  • Provide input to the policies and procedures related to equipment purchase, use, support, Monitoring, security, and backup.
  • Maintain and extend system monitoring frameworks.
  • Support 24x7x365 data center operations.
  • Support application installation and monitoring solutions.
  • Provide after hours on-call support.
  • Deploy applications to internal and customer facing environments.
  • Support internal development and production departments.

The successful candidate for this position will have the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally 5 years administration experience in a Linux/Unix environment supporting business critical systems.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and written communication skills.
  • Experience with DNS, SMTP, NFS, SNMP and configuration management tools.
  • Knowledge of BASH scripting.
  • Experience running Apache/JBOSS in a Production environment.
  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.
  • Familiarity with Oracle RDBMS systems.
  • Experience with virtualization technology.
  • Experience with SAN/NAS technology.

If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available please send your CV immediately, this is an excellent opportunity working for a global brand. A quick turnaround is expected.

Richard Twumasi

Harrington Starr

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