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DevOps - Linux - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Job type: Contract
Sector: IT
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DevOps - Linux


SC cleared

6 months with extension

£300 - £320 per day

You will be working as part of the Cloud Environment Support team, with responsibility for the day-to-day support of the environments.

This solution comprises mainly Linux based applications and Database Servers including "testing from anywhere" such as Windows XP/7 desktops/laptops and thin desktops, phone apps and tablets. Responsible for supporting all deliverables including Server and Workstation builds, Active Directory, Group Policies, Security control applications, Databases and a variety of COTS and bespoke applications.

Primary Skills


Desirable Skills

Linux Red Hat 5.x system admin

Weblogic application server admin

Oracle, SQL, PLSQL

SunOne Directory server 7.







Firewall understanding

Deep understanding of Networking protocols

Exposure in building and supporting large infrastructure projects

Experience of working within large government projects

Scripting in either ksh or Perl

Day to day responsibilities:

Pro-active monitoring of the test systems and address any abnormalities

Early Morning Checks to ensure the service is fit for start of Testing

Analysing trends with logs and errors and raising associated defects where relevant

Running appropriate scripts following the environment build to pipe clean and commission prior to handover to the test teams

Creation of scripts and routines that will benefit the environment.

Documentation of processes

Ensuring that the Batch Schedule runs successfully and providing any support required.

Reviewing internal and client documentation

Impacting Change Requests and providing potential solutions where appropriate

DevOps - Linux

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