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Linux System Administrator

Job Reference: JSRSLINSACF

Salary: £36000 - £44000 Per Annum Brilliant Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 19-02-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Linux System Administrator

Our globally recognised, highly respected client is looking for an experienced Linux System Administrator to join their team based near Cambridge on a permanent basis. The Linux System Administrator will be joining a house-hold name who pride themselves on being a close-knit team.

Linux System Administrator – Role Scope:

The Infrastructure and Platform Services team currently provides Infrastructure services for around 750 Linux and Windows VMs and dedicated hardware where appropriate, and centralised storage and backup services. The current generation of VMs are provided by VMWare clusters, with SAN storage, a dedicated storage network and backup services operating across multiple data centres. Automated installation and deployment is via Ansible with role patterns developed, consolidated and maintained by this team.

The Infrastructure and Platform team also provide common tooling and platform services that system integrators and developers require. The team is looking to evolve its offerings and automation support, and lead on the architectural topics for the community of developers and system developers in UIS. Topics in the early stages of growth are container deployment, and AWS deployment.

Linux System Administrator – Key Skills:

* Scripting eg Bash, Python, Perl, PHP

* Source Code Management eg Git, SVN

* Configuration Management eg Ansible, Puppet

* Metrics and Monitoring

* Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment – Desirable.

* Linux Administration

* Package Management eg RPM, Deb, Yum, apt

* Cloud Platforms eg Openstack, AWS, Azure – Desirable

* Docker – Desirable

* Windows Administration knowledge

* VMWare

* Storage eg SAN, NAS, Ceph

* Hardware deployment and troubleshooting – Desirable

* Networking: DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, VLAN

* Backup eg Veeam, Netbackup

* Protocols: SSH, SSL

* Firewalls

* Authentication protocols eg LDAP, OAUTH – Desirable

* Security Tools eg Nessus – Desirable

* Anti-virus eg ClamAV, McAfeen – Desirable

* Web Services eg Apache, NGINX

* Application Servers eg Tomcat, Varnish

* Load Balancing and Traffic Managers

* Wiki – Desirable

* Documenting systems and procedures

Linux System Administrator – Benefits:

* Annual Leave

* Pension scheme

* Discount vouchers

* Medical cover

* Dental cover

* Bonus scheme

* Shred services scheme

* Many, many more great benefits, fully disclosed at interview stage

Linux System Administrator

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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