Linux Administrator

Roc Search Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Good Afternoon

Roc Search is currently recruiting for a Linux Administrator based in Telford on a contract basis.

Location: Telford

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 12 months

Rate: £280 - £320 per day

The role will cover supporting the client's Linux platforms providing stability, performance and a scalable architecture. The focus for the role will be a SME for the team and ensure BAU, engineering functions and project delivery are conducted in line with the department strategy

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all Linux platforms are supported to a high standard and incidents, requests and problems are resolved within a timely manner, within agreed SLA's.
  • Takes lead in Linux Engineering capability which involves creating and delivering technology improvement plans
  • SME contributing ideas and effort towards assigned service improvement initiatives and related IT Delivery projects
  • Participate in design and technology reviews and provide documentation where needed.
  • Produces scripts to extend, enhance or automate functionality using best practice industry standard scripting tools
  • Work closely with Project managers, Architecture, Development and other technology groups. Assisting in providing technical support and direction to project and development teams as required
  • Contribute to the change management process; ensuring changes are implemented with minimal business impact.
  • Lead in the resolution of P1 incidents and to ensure delivery of optimum service to the business with management of any third parties or partners if required

Skills Required:

  • Must have experience as a Linux/Unix Systems Administrator
  • Working in DevOps environment
  • Working in the insurance or reinsurance sector
  • RedHat Linux
  • Satellite Server
  • Shell Scripting
  • NFS
  • Virtualisation
  • Networking technologies
  • Security
  • Red Hat or derivative Qualification
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification

If this role is of interest, please apply for immediate consideration by emailing your CV to or call on 01183 177 222.

As a professional company we gladly welcome applications from persons of any age and background and do not intend to discriminate with advert text and terminology.

Kind Regards,

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