Linux RedHat RHEL Administrator

DCS Recruitment Limited
10 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading solutions brand and looking for a competent Linux Administrator to support the Linux Redhat estate in a range of tasks such as incident response, patch management, performance monitoring, development and test environment maintenance, log analysis, and scripting.

Accountabilities and Tasks:

* Day-to-day Linux server administration such as applying updates, monitoring performance, analysing long-term trends
* Administration of development and test environments to ensure that development and test teams follow the correct workflow
* Packaging of in-house software and support tools
* Development of support scripts for the service desk
* Analysis of system and proxy logs

Position Requirements – mandatory:

* Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6
* Shell scripting (bash)
* Networking fundamentals - knowledge of the OSI model; familiarity with the more common text-based protocols such as SMTP and HTTP
* SQL (MySQL dialect)
* Logical approach to problem solving
* Good customer communication skills
* Able to liaise both with clients and development team to address issues efficiently
* A strong desire to learn new skills
* A flexible approach to the provision of support services to a dynamic, rapidly expanding business

Position Requirements – desirable:

* Virtualisation (KVM, ESXi)
* Version control software such as Subversion
* Perl scripting
* Javascript, HTML, CSS
* Familiarity with common network services - SMTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos,NFS, DNS, DHCP, HTTP proxy, SMB
* Apache
* Samba
* Squid
* Good working knowledge of Linux in a Windows Active Directory environment
* Basic understanding and experience of Windows
* MySQL DBA experience

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