Linux Redhat Engineer/Administrator - Fleet - 75k

Nicoll Curtin
£50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Linux Redhat Engineer/Administrator - Credit Cards - Fleet - 75k A leading Credit Card organisation has an opportunity for a Linux Redhat Engineer/Administrator. As a member of the Infrastructure Team, the primary function of the role is to ensure the Linux based infrastructure is robust, resilient and compliant to standards. The individual will with other members of the team install, configure, maintain, support and optimise the RHEL environments and differing types of server either virtual or physical, storage and server hardware. Key Accountabilities Monitor and proactively improve the managed service infrastructure and services, by administering the Linux environment and infrastructure technologies to ensure best practice engineering, administration and maintenance. Design, build, install and configuration of open source software applications. Carry out multiple project engagements while prioritising and resolving time-critical situations reliably Assess system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; designing and running system load/stress testing and escalating problems to vendor. Undertake Root Cause analysis in problem management for service interruption and recovery Create logical and physical designs of production and test environments. Analyse and optimise Linux based production and test systems and related components to improve the availability and performance of the various business applications. Use analysis and troubleshooting skills to review the existing infrastructures and implement tactical fixes and long term improvements with the aim of reducing the number of service affecting incidents. Person Specification Strong Unix / Linux administration skills in a predominantly Redhat, multiple tier, diverse site, 24 x 7, financial environment. Extensive experience in administering, configuring and tuning Linux Kernel Apache JBoss / Tomcat LDAP DNS Email Strong scripting and programming using Perl Shell Java Experience supporting environments with large (>100) numbers of Servers Extensive knowledge of Redhat Satellite, RHEL 4, 5, 6, TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP Practical experience of monitoring applications via Nagios Preferred Experience with SFTP/FTPS Experience with SSL, PHP3, PHP4 and MySQL Experience with SMTP, POP3, IMAP Strong experience of VMware and Netapp Experience with applying server hardening standards Ability to build, rack and stack platforms within DC's. Must have excellent communications skills, ability to prioritise assignments as well as work on concurrent ones. The selected candidate must be able to work in fast paced environment and be available for out of hours working. For more information, please forward a Word CV in confidence. Linux Redhat Engineer/Administrator - Credit Cards - Fleet - 75k This job was originally posted as

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