UNIX Sys Admin - SC Cleared

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    £499 - £501 per day + Excellent Benefits

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    Jamie Kenward

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    11 months ago

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    6 Months

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UNIX Sys Admin - SC Cleared

Target Rate: £500 a day

IR35 Determination: Inside IR35

Clearance: SC Cleared role

Location: Remote

Duration: 6 Months initially + extensions

UNIX Sys Admin: A blue chip consultancy firm are looking for an experienced UNIX Administrator / Engineer (Red Hat, Solaris essential) (Ansible, Azure - preferred ) for a long term contract supporting a project with a Government agency.

+++ Please note that this is an SC Cleared role +++

Your skills and experience:

  • Provision/decommission of hardware into the Datacentre complying to DCM processes.
  • Cabling of servers following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
  • Install / Patching /Firmware upgrades following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
  • Provide Project On Call and perform Out of hours change work.
  • Provide documentation and information for Acceptance into Service to the BAU teams
  • Mentoring to enable knowledge and skill transfer to less experienced colleagues
  • Provide cost estimates on changes.
  • Liase with 3rd parties to develop minor Low Level Designs in line with High Level Designs.
  • Identify Performance Issues.
  • Design & Test Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Perform OS Install / Patching / Firmware updates in line with best practices
  • Maintain security and documentation standards (ISO90001 AND ISO27001).
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Identify and assess technical issues and risks.
  • Subject Matter Expert in their chosen discipline
  • Strong familiarity with virtualization concepts (Oracle VM, AIX LPARS)
  • Must be able to work on own initiative.


* Oracle

* Unix