Linux Technician

Global Technology Solutions Ltd
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Linux Technician to join a well-established blue chip organisation in central London.

This role offers a retention bonus to be paid out at 12, 24 and 36 months of service ranging from 5%-10% of base salary. In addition to companywide annual bonus of up to 5% of salary.

20 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
Pension scheme
Death in service 2 x base employment salary
Optional health care and childcare vouchers

Working 37.5 hrs per week between 08:00 - 18:00 (M-F)
A degree of flexibility regarding daily start/end working times is required to ensure team coverage, between the hours of 8am to 6pm. Also required to participate in an on-call standby rota. Overtime rates apply x 1.5 Mon - Sat and x 2 Sun & Bank Holiday.

Mandatory Skills:
*RHEL Enterprise V5 and 6
*Standard Red Hat Linux platform support skill-set including;
*Red Hat Network Satellite server for patching and provisioning new images
*LikeWise (LDAP hook for Active Directory)
*Knowledge of how to build a Linux image following supplied build instructions either a build from scratch or from a pre-defined template remotely
*Configuring DHCP and DNS

*bash or python scripting
*building RPMS
*VMware ESXi 5.x
*Symantec Anti-Virus for Linux
*HP Operations Manager

*Daily health checks
*Resolving incidents and problems
*Identifying issues and then following the change process to drive improvements through.
*Provisioning new VM's including working with developers to make applications work e.g. building custom RPMS and configuration changes via Puppet
*Working within strict change control processes
*Resolving incidents within SLA's

DV Plus - Extensive Security Clearance is required for this role - the clearance process can take 4-6 months.

If you are a Linux Technician with the required skills outlined above then please follow the link to apply now!