Systems Administrator - Kingston, Surrey
Systems Administrator - Kingston, Surrey £60,000 plus bonus and benefits A System Administrator is required to maintain the efficient, secure and reliable running of the company infrastructure for this well established and rapidly growing business. This role involves the installation, configuration and maintenance of Windows operating systems as well as Linux to provide the 24x7 infrastructure to ensure the business and customers meet industry regulations. This role will be in regular contact with other staff and external contacts in relation to project planning and system support. Key responsibilities: Work in a team and individually to implement, maintain, support and administer the effective and secure availability of internal and customer systems Install, patch and maintain Windows, Solaris/RedHat/CentOS software installations Troubleshooting and root cause analysis on Solaris/RedHat/CentOS systems Active monitoring of Windows and Unix/Linux systems to ensure issues can be dealt with before they escalate Capacity planning Implement best practices for Unix/Linux systems. Plan and carry out system migrations to new versions of OS and/or environments Ensure that all processes and procedures are effectively documented and followed Interface with Oracle, RedHat and other 3rd Party Software Providers for technical support Skills and experience required: Windows Experience administrating Unix (Solaris 10/11) and Redhat/CentOS systems Appropriate certification RedHat Certified Engineer or Oracle Certified Solaris Engineer (advantage) A very good understanding of core Networking fundamentals: TCP/IP Routing Firewalls Proxy servers Excellent Unix/Linux shell scripting knowledge The salary on offer for this role is £60,000 plus bonus and benefits. The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.