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Linux Systems Administrator – Enterprise SaaS – Remote

Employer
Recruitment Revolution
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
Up to £55,000 Plus Company Benefits Package
Closing date
22 Apr 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Function
IT
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Job Details

After more than 25 years of successful operation, we have focused decades of know-how on pioneering flexible proprietary technology with one aim: to help our clients simplify, optimise and energise their Supply Chain. We run and maintain the Scottish Government’s supply chain software service which automates the processing of purchase orders through to the payment of invoices covering £6bn+ per annum of Scottish Government spend. We also provides eProcurement, eInventory, eHealth and eFunding solutions for clients around the world.

Role Info:

Linux Systems Administrator – Enterprise SaaS Platform
Remote moving to Glasgow Part Remote
Up to £55,000
Plus Company Benefits Package

The Linux Systems Administrator Role:

Reporting to the IT Director Systems Administrators in the business are involved in the running of the Linux infrastructure as well as the applications running on the Linux systems.

Core duties of the Systems administrators include installing, supporting and maintaining Linux and UNIX servers and working with non-Windows devices such as Proxy Servers and SAN devices. An integral component of supporting and maintaining such systems is preparing for service outages and other complications and responding to them in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Linux Systems Administrator Responsibilities:

+ Participate as a member of the technical team to implement the technology vision, strategies and priorities of the organization
+ Responsible for managing major portions of the IT Service Center’s production, test and development infrastructure
+ Responsible for management and configuration of security and storage devices (SAN / Proxy Servers / VPN etc.)
+ Provide technical input for, and assist in the maintenance of, departmental documentation relating to system administration policies and procedures
+ Work with software engineering and quality assurance teams to set up new environments and ensure optimal operation of existing environments
+ Work with database systems to securely connect web applications to enterprise databases
+ Work with users to resolve system issues
+ Support the software deployment and release processes
+ Promote and follow best practices and implement effective processes to ensure reliable, high-quality IT service delivery
+ Perform impact / risk assessments for requested upgrades

Required Skills:

+ Knowledge of Linux Operating system platform with an in-depth knowledge of Ubuntu / Oracle Linux & Solaris preferred.
+ Knowledge and practical experience of Cloud based services configuration and support
+ Proven experience with Linux systems and administration (certifications preferred)
+ Knowledge of Linux development tools and web systems such as Apache Web Server & Tomcat
+ Experience in configuring and administering 3rd party tools on Linux operating systems
+ Demonstrable knowledge of basic security principles related to network operations and server security
+ Experience supporting hosted database enabled web applications
+ Must be able to effectively manage simultaneous tasks on several projects with independent deadlines and deliverables
+ Experience with Linux scripting (Bash, Korn, batch scripting, Perl, Python etc.)
+ Experience working in multiple environments (development, test, and production).
+ Self-motivated problem solver and a team player
+ Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
+ Must be self-directed and a team player

Desired Skills:

+ Knowledge of SAN / Storage devices (EMC / Dell preferred) and Firewalls (Checkpoint preferred)
+ Experience working in heterogeneous teams / environments including Linux, UNIX, Database and Windows servers
+ Basic knowledge of networking and related facility dependencies
+ Experience supporting hosted database enabled web applications
+ Build tools e.g. Ant or Maven and CI tools e.g. Jenkins
+ Load Balancing via F5 devices

Education and Experience:

+ Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
+ 5+ years commercial Systems Administrator experience

Benefits:

+ Competitive Salary
+ Opportunity for career progression
+ Contributory pension scheme
+ Flexible working with home-based days

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Linux Administrator, Systems Administrator, UNIX Engineer, Linux Engineer, Linux Systems Engineer

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR

Company

We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1. Reed.co.uk.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01344844064
Location
Castle Hill House
12 Castle Hill
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 1PD
United Kingdom
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