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Systems Administration

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F10 Recruitment
09 April 2012
07 May 2012
Neil McArthur
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Higher for right skills

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Systems Administrator


Our client sells super fast satellite broadband & services. In 2010 they launched its first £100M satellite & in 2012 will launch they`re second with a third & fourth scheduled.
- operation of client`s multi-vendor server & storage infrastructure, HP, Redhat, VMWare & EMC.
- Administrate & maintain operational support systems & infrastructure services eg, web/email services, DNS, authentication servers & operational tools
- system, storage & service availability
- identify & resolve application, database or operating system faults
- Manage, troubleshoot & optimise Unix (mostly Linux) servers, & related storage & network components
- 3rd line support of Customer Support Group for remote satellite & wireless equipment, work with partners/vendors
- daily routine system & storage management tasks, eg. changes, incident escalation, status & issue reports
- report on Unix & Database estate operation, inventory, utilization & accounting
- Assist design, scope & implementation of new solutions for projects
- planning tasks

- B.Sc. Computer Science or equivalent
- commercial experience of Linux Administration
- server & storage virtualisation
- shell scripting (bash, perl, python)
- monitoring, automation & configuration management experience
- commands/utilities/concepts including but not limited to Apache, FTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, ssh, basic permissions, conf files & cron tasks
- willingness to work occasionally long hours under pressure
- Strong analytical, diagnostic & problem solving skills
- English with excellent oral & written communications

- Linux accreditations
- TCP/IP networking & Junos
- open source tools eg. Drupal, MySQL, nagios, smokeping, & cacti
- configuration management tools eg. Puppet & Chef advantageous
- Service Delivery in service provider or Telco
- Understanding of software development lifecycle management,continuous deployment, DevOps culture
- DNS, Firewalls, Load Balancing, Proxies, Web Servers, Clustering
- environments in cloud eg. Amazon AWS, EC2
- Windows admin

Reporting to Senior Systems Administrator

- 24x7 services,on-call rota
- occasional international travel

F10 Recruitment

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