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Unix Support Engineer

Job Title: Unix Support Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: BBBH12618_1540215553
Contact Name: Paul Martin
Contact Email: pmartin@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: October 22, 2018

Job Description


Unix Support Engineer required to resolve operational problems rapidly and proactively improve the client's Unix/Linux, Storage, and Virtualisation environments.
What we'd like you to do…

  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of Linux-based infrastructure services - especially operational tickets fulfilling customer support requests. Common requests include building VMware-based Ubuntu VMs, Ubuntu support, certificate renewals, supporting NetApp storage.
  • Create and maintain quality documentation and records.


What we look for...
Essential

  • A methodical and logical approach to problem solving with a sense of ownership.
  • In-depth experience with at least one of the following technologies in a large-scale 24x7 environment:
    • Unix / Linux
    • VMware ESX
    • NetApp or similar
    • Automation skills with Python or Bash scripting
  • Extensive troubleshooting experience
  • Understanding of networking (e.g. TCP/IP, network topologies and hardware)


Desirable …

  • Experience of Tomcat / Glassfish, FAI, Puppet deployments.
  • Exposure to Agile, DevOps, or SRE patterns.
  • ITIL process awareness.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.