Linux Systems Administrator

Posted 14 September by Nigel Wright
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The Company



International software business is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator with good AWS skills.

The Role



As part of an expanding team, you will primarily involved in the day-to-day support and maintenance activities completed by the Infrastructure operational team and be the first point of contact for incidents and issues. Specifically you will:

  • Work closely with the Infrastructure Support Team, Systems Architect, and the Infrastructure Manager to ensure technical Issues and projects are correctly logged and managed to the correct priority.
  • Resolve technical Incidents affecting the performance and availability of our infrastructure in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Manage multiple Support Incidents and assignments while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Document technical issues, solutions and support information.
  • Support client onboarding to ensure that required technical capacity is available and stable.
  • Continuous improvement, maintenance and monitoring of infrastructure and its operational systems.
  • Work as part of an On-Call Rota.

The Requirements



With strong Linux system administration skills and having previous AWS exposure, you will possess:

  • The ability to prioritize workload including Incidents and Problems
  • Automation and Scripting skills including use of a Scripting languages; Bash and Python etc
  • An understanding of error messages and logs displayed by software
  • A calm and logical approach during a critical event
  • The ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and solve issues independently.
  • Experience as part of a team supporting and maintaining an infrastructure.
  • Experience in resolving high priority Incidents
  • A Passion for technology
  • Strong technical troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of platform and application automated deployment eg (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Docker etc) within an physical/AWS environment.



As a self-learner, with the ability to document learning as experience is gained, you will have a passion for technology and ideally have a keen interest in development, new technologies and innovation.

Reference: 36120099

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