Linux Analyst - Leicestershire

12 Jul 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux Analyst - Leicestershire - 6 months FTC/ Perm

My client is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor owned Energy companies in the world. They play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and North-Eastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide 24x7 system management / administration expertise in high availability mission critical ITIL environment
  • Perform proactive maintenance and monitoring.
  • Use change, problem, release management toolset.
  • Liaise with (and host) 3rd party service centres/engineers as required.
  • Engage and assist all technical leads and other team members.
  • Problem ownership and management.
  • Monitor work flow management tools and react to logged tasks/incidents and requests

Knowledge and Qualifications Desired

  • ITIL V3 (minimum of foundation, higher preferred)
  • IT Industry recognized technical certification

Experience Required

  • Experience in system administration of Red Hat based Linux distributions
  • Understanding of Network protocols and topologies
  • Methodical and positive approach to problem solving
  • Experience of working effectively both individually and as part of highly productive small to medium sized teams in an Infrastructure/Application ITIL based support environment
  • Appreciation of business critical real-time systems, ensuring high levels of availability through your direct actions.
  • Accountability to see issues through to successful resolutions.
  • Willingness to participate in an Out Of Hours support rota.
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • A desire to expand one's knowledge into other domains.
  • Candidate must be able to pass required security vetting process

Technical Know How

Technical Specialism - Linux


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