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Linux/Unix Systems Administrator

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Systems Administrator

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £0 - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    James Peck

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0113 380 1905

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    James Peck

Systems Administrator (RedHat or AIX) - Harrogate - £55,000

The Bridge IT have partnered with a global financial organisation in Harrogate to recruit a Systems Administrator. You will provide technical support for the Linux/Unix Operating System and components alongside serving as a technical resource for future systems design and implementation. The client in question is looking for an Administrator or Engineer with experience with RedHat or AIX.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Evaluating and make recommendations regarding all Linux/Unix server equipment loads software, customizes and configures systems and software to optimize resource requirements and audits the system to minimize vulnerability to penetration and abuse according to Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards.
- Performing daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
- Maintaining and evaluating maintenance practices for Linux/Unix infrastructure environment, server equipment, firmware, and installs Operating System patches and upgrades on current and new Linux/Unix projects. Assists with Kernel patching before compiling to bring previous versions up to date, save traffic, and minimize bottlenecks. Maintains performance tuning according to Service Level Agreements (SLA) utilizing configuration management tools and monitoring tools to evaluate performance trends and capacity planning recommendations. Deploys changes in accordance with change control process and assists with the creation, and updating of change control process guidelines.

The successful candidate will have:
- Experience with either IBM AIX or Redhat Linux systems administration.
- Redhat Certified Engineer (RHCE) IBM AIX Certified Administrator.
- AWS experience desirable but not essential.