UNIX/Linux Admin (DV Cleared)

Recruiter
Tech Mahindra
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description:

Oversees, plans and provides support for highly complex system and database administration. Coordinates with client management to formulate highly complex technical solutions. Identifies/Implements solutions based on client needs. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products. Provides technical leadership to internal/external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to junior personnel. Provides technical leadership to personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues. Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness of cost and compatibility. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies. Leads the design, implementation and maintenance of highly complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel. Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by junior personnel.

Job Functions:

Analyses, logs, tracks and resolves complex software/hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, printer, servers, and applications to meet business needs.
Coordinates hardware/software installations and upgrades to ensure work is properly performed in accordance with company policy. Recommends resolution to complex matters of significance and coordinates the implementation of the approved course of action.
Coordinates and monitors troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommends course of action and implements as approved.
Oversees the installation of client department-specific applications and systems. Ensures installations are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; determines revisions or updates to installation as needed.
Coordinates testing, upgrades and configuration of system files and services. Ensures changes are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; recommends revisions or changes based upon results. Prepares for and prescribes approaches to possible downstream implications.
Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.

Technologies experience:

  • RedHat Linux
  • Knowledge of Solaris

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