Linux Systems Administrator / Technical Support Engineer

Recruiter
RECRUITMENTREVOLUTION.COM
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Linux Systems Administrator / Technical Support Engineer - Contract or Perm - Leading UK Provider of Managed Networks, Hosting and Cloud Services
Edinburgh
Competitive Market Salary + Company Benefits

We are a market leading company - providing ultra-reliable, flexible managed hosting, services and colocation to over 3000 businesses nationwide.

With c400 staff based in several locations around the UK and customers across numerous business sectors, we offer a first class, fun working environment.

The Linux Systems Administrator / Technical Support Engineer Opportunity:

We are seeking Linux oriented Service Desk and Technical Support Engineers whose role it will be to manage an array of hosted customer servers and services based around the LAMP stack via high level remote and onsite support.

The position will require close working with the team in all levels of technical support and engineering from installation and configuration through to ongoing maintenance and proactive management.

Linux Systems Administrator / Technical Support Engineer Key Responsibilities:

+ To resolve incidents and problems both directly from customers and through technical escalation
+ To use existing skills and knowledge as well as appropriate support resources to identify resolutions to customer incidents
+ To implement fixes and solutions where appropriate either via discussing directly with customer, via email, via remote control or onsite
+ To administer customer networks as part of managed services provision
+ To provide proactive problem management though checking manufacture websites

Skills and Experience:

+ Linux Systems Administration experience, especially installation and management of services based around the LAMP stack such as Postgres, Exim, MySQL, Postfix, Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, HAProxy
+ Vast experience in a customer facing environment
+ Knowledge of server hardening and security principles and networking fundamentals including firewalls.
+ An understanding of RedHat/Debian installation and configuration experience would be an advantage
+ Basic understanding of ISO/BSI and ITIL frameworks
+ Basic understanding of working with Service Level Agreements

Please note - Shift work will be required.

Benefits we offer:

+ From day one: Death in Service x 4 + Access to our Rewards Discount Programme + Lots of social events
+ From 3 months: Up to 5% enhanced matching employer’s pension contribution
+ The following benefits on successful completion of probationary period: Private Medical Care + Health Shield Cash plan which includes access to an employee assistance programme + Optional enrolment in the Bike to work scheme + Optional enrolment in childcare vouchers scheme + Performance related bonus scheme
+ We also offer complimentary: Fresh fruit + Soft drinks/ fruit juice, tea, coffee + A selection of breakfast foods at each location

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Linux Systems Engineer, Linux Systems Administrator, Senior Linux Engineer, Linux Data Centre Engineer, Linux Cloud Engineer, Linux Systems Support Engineer, Linux Hosting Engineer.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

...But first a little formality. By applying you explicitly consent to us processing & passing your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear back from us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-application questions please contact us quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR

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