Linux / Unix Infrastructure Specialist

Rebel Recruitment Limited
19 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux / Unix Infrastructure Specialist


  • Role: Linux / Unix Infrastructure Specialist
  • Salary:£31,000 - £46,000 + 15% Bonus + Benefits
  • Location: Coventry

Here at Rebel Recruitment we only work with companies we are proud to represent, companies that treat their people well; have interesting and complex projects, and where people can genuinely develop their skills and careers. Working with one such company with their base in Coventry, I am looking for a Linux / Unix Infrastructure Specialist. If you have operated in a UNIX / Linux environment, I would be keen to hear from you.


  • Provide specialist infrastructure expertise to I.T teams to assist in the delivery of Project lifecycle artefacts (Solutions overviews, P.I.D’s, Project briefs, Supplier reviews).
  • Undertake and document the detailed Technical design of infrastructure solutions to meet Project objectives.
  • Build, configure and implement the infrastructure required to meet Business Change or Infrastructure Upgrade projects within the timescales agreed with the Project Manager
  • To ensure that all solutions consider security, capacity planning, contingency and support in line with current published policies.
  • Assist in the production and maintenance of technical documentation and operational procedures as required.
  • Contribute to the effective governance of all deliverables produced, whilst working for the project or programme. This includes providing sign-off for peer reviews of documentation.
  • Ensure the effective delivery and transition of solutions into Service Operations.


  • Role related experience, or extensive experience of delivering Infrastructure services / solutions to a mission critical environment.
  • Capacity planning, performance tuning, proactive monitoring.
  • Change control, release procedures and tools.
  • Knowledge of systems management procedures in a commercial environment


  • UNIX (preferably Solaris 10 & 11) and Layered Product Administration and Tuning.
  • Linux (preferably RHEL 6 & 7) product Installation, Administration and Tuning.
  • SAN technology (NetApp) , FC-HBA & NFS connectivity and utilities.
  • Storage Technologies such as ZFS, Veritas Volume Manager, Solaris Volume Manager
  • Scripting skills, ideally in Korn shell

Skill / Experience in the following desirable

  • ITIL based service management framework
  • Knowledge of systems management procedures in a large commercial, mission-critical environment.
  • Capacity planning, performance tuning, proactive monitoring.
  • Change control, release procedures and tools.
  • Configuration/Administration of Oracle (Sun) Hardware - M Series, T Series Servers, LDOMs
  • Appreciation of Oracle Databases and Applications (Oracle E-Business, Oracle Forms, Oracle Internet Directory)
  • Apache/Tomcat Web services
  • Backup software (Commvault Simpana)
  • An appreciation of IBM Netezza (Linux) appliances and Data Warehouses.
  • Linux (preferably Red Hat) product Installation, Administration and Tuning.
  • Scheduling software


If you feel you’d be a good match for the role, please apply now. If you would like to find out more, please feel free to call me on the number above.

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