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Linux Administrator

Intec Select
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Linux Systems Administrator - 2 days a week remote- Up to £75k package


An exciting opportunity has arisen with a market leading Software company for a passionate and Cloud savvy Linux Systems Administrator based in Bristol.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Form part of a critical operations function that is responsible for the monitoring, availability and performance of production services.

• Drive automation to reduce failures, manual tasks and therefore improving overall application performance and availability.

• Perform systems administration activities to ensure the smooth operation of applications across multiple platforms

• Support maintenance activities which impact production applications.

• Support critical systems that handle sensitive and proprietary data

• Create, maintain and update work instructions for troubleshooting and supporting applications.

• Contribute to the planning of application/infrastructure releases and configuration changes

• Provide input to administering and maintaining all production environments

• Patching and upgrade of existing applications

• Provide feedback and coaching to upstream teams (both internal and vendors) to reduce escalations and to continually improve overall experience for customers.

Essential Skills & Experience:

• A degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related fields

• 3+ years of experience administering Linux systems

• Strong hands-on experience of variants of linux distros

• Familiarity or experience of working with Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform

• Familiarity with deployment tools such as Ansible Tower and Jenkins

• Experience in carrying out large deployments to global infrastructure

• Proficient with orchestration/configuration tools such as Ansible, Terraform and Puppet.

• Strong working knowledge of networking, packet tracing, understanding latency and throughput in order to pinpoint or resolve application issues.

• Thorough knowledge of HTTP(S), SMTP, TLS/SSL, DNS and LDAP

• Experience of system/application administration in a distributed, customer-facing, high-availability and large-scale environments

• Experienced and confident in at least one scripting language such as Perl, shell, Ruby or Python.

• Experience with monitoring systems

Package - total £75k

• Basic salary up to £55k

• Bonus 15%

• Company stocks

• And many more!

Linux Systems Administrator - Up to £75k package
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