Linux System Administrator

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  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Kenward

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Linux System Administrator

Location: Reading or Corsham

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £400 a day (Inside IR35)

+++ Please note due to the nature of the end client this is an SC Cleared role +++

Linux System Administrator: Working on a 'Big Data' for cyber project. The Linux System Administrators are a key part of the Operations Team based out of Corsham and are responsible for the maintenance and administration of the platform. The System Administrators ensure that all services are running effectively and are critical to the operational delivery of the service. This is Redhat Linux.

The Linux System Administrator will;

  • monitor the system for health and compliance and troubleshoot to solve any problems that arise, calling out to other parties to work together on issues.
  • have Linux experience and will manage and administer anti-virus, system back up and monitoring tools.
  • be familiar with tools such as git, ssh, Linux command line and Bash.
    be able to write documentation detailing routine system administrative tasks such as restoring services from back-ups, how to restart services or troubleshoot them etc.

Desirable skills:
Networking familiarity - e.g., can describe HTTP protocol, TCP/IP.
Able to write or understand scripts using Python or Bash.
Experience of automation/configuration management (i.e. Ansible) would be a bonus.

Apply now and I will call to discuss this role and your situation in more depth