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Unix Administrator

Unix Administrator

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    £28.75 - £40.66 per hour

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

The role will support the UNIX estate covering the Ministry of Defence Support Chain Information Services (MoD SCIS) programme.

The role will be primarily working on Projects to support SCIS and working with Project Managers and other Infrastructure Teams. Work will also include monitoring the Service Management tool for Incidents, Problems, Service Requests and Change tasks to ensure we are improving the quality and adherence to contractual SLA and KPI requirements of the programme.

This is a hands-on role and the candidate will need to be highly skilled in multiple UNIX disciplines with an appreciation of other related Infrastructure disciplines including networking and storage.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining documentation
  • Performing daily administrative tasks
  • Supporting the UNIX team Leader in delivering UNIX related tasks
  • Identify areas of improvement
  • Support the delivery of an automated Infrastructure
  • Perform patching activities
  • Work closely with other teams across the business to improve efficiency
  • Fault diagnosis including problem statements and mitigation planning

Experience and knowledge will be required in the following areas:

  • Experience in a UNIX and RedHat role
  • Good UNIX/Linux systems administration skills, including configuration, troubleshooting and scripting.
  • Troubleshooting and performance tuning experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Working within an ITIL framework
  • Experience of Openshift
  • Experience of containerisation such as Docker and Kurbenetes
  • Experience of automation techniques such as Ansible, Ansible Tower, Gitlab

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a UK SECURITY CHECK.


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