Infrastructure Services Specialist Linux

Unico recruitment
Mill Hill
12 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are delighted to be working with an established organisation in Hertfordshire who are recognised within their sector and is looking for an experienced Infrastructure Services Specialist Linux.

Purpose of the Role

  • Installation and configuration of the Linux operating platforms
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system problems
  • Document and maintain the configuration of Linux systems
  • Manage and maintain both physical and virtual (VMware) server environments.
  • Manage and maintain the databases used by the web infrastructure
  • Define, document and maintain key policies, procedures and controls
  • Establish and maintain appropriate procedures for monitoring system performance & usage
  • Conduct and respond (resolve queries/issues) to regular penetration tests
  • Regularly monitor all critical and internet facing Linux servers
  • Design, evaluate and implement infrastructure technology
  • General administration of the Linux systems; user, folder and file management
  • Define, set up, manage, maintain and document internal and external secure file transfers
  • Maintain and manage internet services such as DNS and MX records; PGP Keys servers etc.
  • Write scripts to assist with procedures and monitoring controls
  • Provide support in response to requests for technical assistance
  • Provide out of hours on-call support on a rota basis for systems under SLA to clients

Skills, Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Educated to Degree level (preferably a computing degree)
  • In-depth RHEL, experience (5+ years administration)
  • Excellent scripting skills (Perl/Bash/Python)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • LAMP stack
  • Puppet
  • Postfix


  • Monitoring: Nagios; Munin
  • Managed File Transfer Solutions
  • Clearswift Secure Email Gateway
  • PGP Universal Server
  • ITIL v3

Additional Information

  • Ability to work to a shift rota
  • Ability to provide 24/7 on-call cover on a rota basis

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to come back to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Your CV will be registered with us and we will keep you updated with any other positions that may be of interest. However please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated daily, Unico Recruitment wishes you the best of luck in your job search.

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