Unix Engineer

Leeds, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky

We have an exciting opportunity for a UNIX Engineer to join our Unix Support team. As a UNIX Engineer your role will be to support Sky's UNIX Platforms, with a primary focus of the role being the ongoing support and maintenance of our systems. The successful candidate will be performing day-to-day support as part of an extended day shift pattern (Monday - Friday) based in either Livingston or Leeds.

The perks

Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our Scotland offices have a subsidised canteen, free shuttle bus service, on-site gym and much more

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

You will:

-Work as part of a team responsible for the BAU support, and project delivery, tasks across a large UNIX estate (RedHat Linux and Solaris).

-Work with our external vendors to resolve Hardware and Operating System issues in a timely manner.

-Undertake routine Patching and Maintenance.

You'll have:

-Prior history of working in a busy production support environment.

-Strong knowledge of both Redhat Enterprise Linux and Solaris.

-Effective troubleshooting skills across all areas (HW, OS, network, storage, system services, etc)

-Good knowledge of Unix Shell Scripting and at least one other programming language.

-Awareness/ Understanding of SSL Certificate Installations/Changes

-Willingness and ability to work in a fast-moving dynamic team-oriented environment.

-Good communication & relationship management skills.

-Experience of working in an environment using ITIL practices, specifically Incident and Change Management.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your criminal record check.

We're happy to discuss flexible working.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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