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Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems Administrator

Posted 19 March by Technet IT Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Linux/ Unix System Administrator

I am looking for a Linux/Unix System Administrator for a 12 month Fixed Term opportunity I have based in Milton Keynes..

The Linux/Unix Systems Administrator will be responsible for;

  • The administration and support of Redhat Linux in a large, demanding, production environment on both physical and virtual platforms.
  • You will need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills to be able to successfully interact with other support teams.
  • You will also need a have good aptitude for learning and understanding new and different technologies as well as being self-motivated and displaying a conscientious approach to your work.

Knowledge and skills required:


  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Redhat Linux on both a physical and virtual platform
  • Experience with deploying, configuring and supporting Linux in a VMware environment
  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible) and patching using Redhat Satellite
  • Providing multiple levels of support to help resolve incidents and problem resolution
  • Experienced in Problem tracking, Incident management and Change Management processes
  • Experience working in a fast pace, pressured environment for large enterprise companies.
  • Flexibility to support out of hours work where necessary
  • Ability to manage your own time and workload independently and as a member of the team
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts, both verbally and in writing
  • Must be self-motivated, independent and resourceful


  • Understanding of large IT infrastructures and applications
  • Experience with bash Shell and other Scripting languages
  • Experience with Veritas Cluster Server or similar clustering technologies

The role will involve night shift supporting overnight BAU responsibilities and a Linux patching schedule

Required skills

  • Linux
  • Scripting
  • Server Administration
  • Unix
  • RedHat

Reference: 34711538

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