Senior Linux Administrator - RED HAT

Recruiter
GK Recruitment Ltd
Location
Newark, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2019
Closes
28 Oct 2019
Ref
1264180958
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient Unix Server Management and Administration service to the business, building and supporting predominately VM based Unix servers and ensuring systems performance and service requirements are met.

Core Responsibilities will include:

Service Operation - System Software
The provision of specialist expertise to facilitate and execute the installation and maintenance of system software such as operating systems, data management products, office automation products and other utility software.

Service Operation - Application Support
The provision of application maintenance and support services to service delivery functions. Support typically includes investigation and resolution of issues and may also include performance monitoring.

Service Operation - Capacity Management
The planning, design and management of the capability, functionality and sustainability of service components (including hardware, software, network resources and software/infrastructure as a Service) to meet current and forecast needs in a cost-efficient manner aligned to the business.

Service Operation - Security Administration
The provision of operational security management and administrative services.

Service Operation - Problem Management
The resolution (both reactive and proactive) of problems throughout the information system lifecycle, including classification, prioritisation and initiation of action, documentation of root causes and implementation of remedies to prevent future incidents

Service Operation - Incident Management
The processing and coordination of appropriate and timely responses to incident reports, including channelling requests for help to appropriate functions for resolution, monitoring resolution activity, and keeping clients appraised of progress towards service restoration.

Requirements

Qualifications & Experience
• Qualifications and/or experience in the systems currently supported in the Unix environment. - RED HAT / CENTOS
• Ability to develop good working relationships.
• Work using own initiative and having strong problem-solving abilities
• Challenge processes and procedures to get constant improvement
• Able to manage a busy workload through good time management and use of wider team resources
• Strong attention to detail
• Strategic thinking capabilities
• Strong customer relationship focus

Benefits
• Competitive salary
• 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays
• Contributory Pension Plan of up to 7%
• Private medical cover
• Salary Exchange Benefits (Holiday Purchase, Cycle to Work)
• Employee Discounts Programme
• Life Assurance of 3 x Salary
• Employee Assistance Programme

ABILITY TO WORK FROM HOME 2 DAYS A WEEK

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