Unix (Solaris) Engineer

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    £400 - £425 per day

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    Liam Parsons

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Unix (Solaris) Engineer

* Working remotely however back on site in Derby when site is re-opened

* Site is covid safe

* 3 month initial contract

* £400 to £425 per day

* SC Cleared role

Job Key Responsibilities:

Apply advanced technical knowledge to operate one or more technology areas (e.g. server administration and build, Container management, performance management) or customer groups that are critical or high-risk. Integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create superior solutions

  • Problem Management: Proactively and reactively look for solutions to prevent problems from occurring in team/technology area.

  • Configuration Management: Ensure Configuration Management Database (CMDB) entries are accurate.

  • Solution Design: Apply DXC solutions to highly complex customer and/or trade infrastructure needs.

  • Quality: May provide feedback/influence change in internal and/or vendor products/service offerings.

  • Project Management: Participate, propose, and/or lead customer and internal projects across technology customers and/or internal businesses/end users areas, including transformation.

  • Customer Relationship Management: Influence with customers and/or internal businesses/end users regarding operational details, solutions, and proposals. Becoming a trusted advisor to the customer.

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with server virtualization technologies e.g. VMware, Solaris zones, SolarisNFS.

  • Familiarity with SAN/storage concepts (LUNs, HBAs), logical volume management.

  • Experience with SELinux

  • Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) process working knowledge of OS security best practices and experience with the Secure

  • Familiarity with Red Hat and with the management of Veritas Cluster Services.

  • Experience configuring/managing/updating large groups of servers.

  • CompTIA Security+

  • CompTIA Linux+ or RHCSA or RHCE.

  • 8+ years' experience as a Unix Systems Admin/Engineer

  • Include shell scripting and networking concepts (VLANs, routing, firewalls, subnetting)