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Senior Linux Engineer – London – Market Rates

Job Reference: 15989

Salary: £350 - £450 Per Day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 17-12-2018

Contract Type: Contract

Location: England, Greater London, London

Senior Linux Engineer – London – Market Rates

Our client a leading financial services organisation are looking to recruit a Senior Linux Engineer on an inital 6 months contract basis.

Functional / Technical Competencies:

* Strong, demonstrable knowledge of all aspects of Linux Architecture and Administration with a specific bias towards Red Hat.
* Able to demonstrate a broad technical understanding of the various Linux skills, to include a number of the
* following: Installation / configuration of Red Hat, performance tuning, environment monitoring, Satellite
* management, high availability, backup and data protection, patch and service pack updates plus DNS and related technologies.
* Good working knowledge of Oracle desirable.
* Experience in design / configuration and installation of geo-dispersed active / active application deployment


* Excellent written and verbal skills, and must be able to document key issues in the infrastructure arena.
* Able to drive problem resolution through the appropriate escalation channels.
* Able to lead in white board type design and review sessions.

Work Experience:

* Essential
* Demonstrable experience in all areas of responsibility stated above, with focus on design and delivery of the Linux
* environments within both the project lifecycle and support roles.

Education / Qualifications:

* Red Hat Certified Engineer (or Architect).

ITIL Foundation (or above)

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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