Linux Systems Administrator

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Systems Administrator

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Edward Kleszcz

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our industry leading client is currently looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with a range of experience in supporting Linux-based infrastructures, to be based in York. The team designs, builds and runs complex connected platforms with a focus on providing network and server infrastructure solutions.

Working within a small team to build and support complex server, database and cloud infrastructures following design documentation and industry best practices.

  • Collaborating with colleagues to quickly and efficiently expedite the resolution of any issues encountered, doing so in a logical and methodical manner.
  • Work pro-actively in the management and monitoring of customer environments to prevent issues and outages happening in the first place.
  • Be flexible in your approach to work and be a team player, where everyone pitches in to get the job done.
  • Be confident and happy to deal with customers directly.

From a technical perspective - our client is looking for a good 'all-rounder' Administrator background with strong technical problem-solving skills. Ideally you will be able to bring a combination of the following -

  • Good experience of Scripting (Python, Bash ideally)
  • In depth knowledge Linux - RHEL but open to other flavours
  • Exposure to Database platforms
  • Proficient with TCP/IP networking
  • Exposure to Firewalls is desirable
  • Experience with high availability technologies
  • Storage solutions such as SAN/NAS (EMC/Tegile/HP)
  • Middleware knowledge (Tomcat, Jetty)
  • Knowledge and experience of Web server platforms e.g. Apache
  • Virtualisation, containerisation and cloud (VMWare, KVM, Hyper-V, Docker, AWS, Azure)
  • Excellent communication skills

Our client prides itself on offering a highly collaborative environment with a strong ethos of knowledge sharing with weekly talks and regular meet-ups. Importantly, our client can offer a flexible approach to your job and a great work/life balance including a day working from home if required. Excellent benefits package including an attractive pension plan, 26 days holiday etc..