Linux Systems Administrator

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Healthcare and corporate benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH24286_1500996777
Contact Name: Mark Doherty
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Are you an experienced Systems Administrator seeking a new opportunity in a fun and positive global company? Are you Linux literate and have hands-on experience managing the network and storage for a corporate IT environment? A rapidly expanding international company has headquarters in the UK and are looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to oversee the storage, network and ever changing IT demands of this global Software company.

If you are successful for this position you will:

  • Anticipate, determine and resolve colleagues' individual and network problems and needs
  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the wireless internet, intranet and telecom administration and support
  • Fine tune Linux performance to the changing demands of the company
  • Monitor and correct network performance
  • Proactively perform maintenance and provide support for colleagues and clients
  • Perform day-to-day IT related administration

In order to be considered for this opportunity you MUST have:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a corporate IT environment
  • Full working knowledge of Linux scripting and servers in virtualised environments
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance experience of services such as Bind, Apache and MySQL
  • A good understanding of configuration management and tools including Puppet and Chef
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN and DMZ/VLAN infrastructure services
  • Prior working knowledge with storage technologies including replication and snapshotting as well as data backup strategies
  • A Bachelors or (preferably) a Masters level of education in a technical field

If you have a training certificate and experience delivering colleague and/or client training in IT then this is a key advantage to the role of Linux Systems Administrator.

If you would like to apply for this position then please submit your CV and an Allen & York colleague will be in touch. If you require any more information then please contact Mark Doherty on 01202 888 986, and we look forward to receiving your application.