Linux/DevOps Systems Administrator

22 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client requires a Linux/DevOps Systems Administrator to join them on a temporary ongoing basis.

This role is based in their Plymouth Head Office and is paid weekly.

Duties will include:
  • Monitor all IT systems infrastructures and plan ongoing developments in conjunction with service providers.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems using systems administration and performance monitoring software tools.
  • Communicate and work in close collaboration with other teams within the DSI.
  • Ensure documentation for system policies, technical specifications and operating procedures are maintained and updated.
  • Manage operational relationships with IT systems service providers
  • Provide second level support for system issues raised by the service desk.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
  • Provide 24/7 support out of office hours on a rota basis with other members of the Reservations systems team.

Knowledge & qualifications required for this job:
  • Good working knowledge of IT systems infrastructures to include most of the following:
  • Operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016)
  • SAP (Sybase) ASE Relational Database
  • Web architectures (Apache, Tomcat, Web services, ELK stack, ...)
  • DevOps approach (continuous delivery)
  • Bash, Perl scripts, SQL
  • Monitoring and scheduling tools (Nagios, OpsView, Centreon, Jira)
  • Cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, VMware, ...)
  • Automation of infrastructure services on AWS & GCP is preferred (Terraform, CloudFormation, ...)
  • Implementation of automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines - Gitlab, Docker, Ansible, ...)

Experience of any of the following would be an advantage:
  • Networks and IT security
  • Knowledge of DOC1 Application (Document Composition Software)

On occasions it may be necessary to visit other Company sites or ships in the UK, France, Spain and Ireland. Plus on occasions, often at short notice, working outside the standard office hours of 09:00 -17:30 Monday to Friday.

For further information please contact Kyle Raven in the Reed Plymouth Office or click APPLY NOW.

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