Linux SysAdmin

Reed Technology
£18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic System Administrator in a small but busy IT company in Middlesbrough. The growth of the business means that a confident, pro-active engineer is required to work alongside the Systems Administrator to assist their clients with their IT networks and servers and to keep on top of the internal IT maintenance. Personal Requirements - Someone who is intelligent and bright with a great attitude, lots of initiative and who is incredibly pro-active - Someone who is willing and keen to learn new skills - Someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys helping others with a variety of IT problems - Someone who is a natural problem solver with excellent attention to detail - Someone who is happy to take responsibility and see projects through to a successful conclusion - Someone with at least 1-2 years' experience in a help desk or support environment Key IT Skills - Linux OS including CentOS, Redhat, (essential) - Linux programmes including cPanel, MySQL, Nagios, other duties include: - Experience installing, configuring and supporting Apache & MySQL - Exposure to command line scripting - Experience using Linux control panels, such as cPanel and WHM - Exposure to programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML and SQL Day to day activities - Promptly answering support requests by email and phone and managing them through the ticketing system to ensure SLAs are met and customer expectations are exceeded. - Configuring and troubleshooting virtual servers in VMware - Supporting clients with their hosting enquiries in a Linux environment - Proactively monitoring the internal network and resources - Updating and maintaining multiple Linux servers - Visiting data centres for hands-on IT maintenance - Writing clear 'how to' guides for troubleshooting common problems Experience in all areas is not required as training can be provided both in house and externally with the ability to gain qualifications as appropriate. It is more important that the successful candidate has a good grounding in IT, loves learning, has a desire to gain the skills needed and relishes the challenge of assuming responsibility for supporting their clients. The role will be full time, Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm. They offer 28 days per annum holiday allowance including bank holidays. You will have loads of opportunities to learn from the best IT professionals in the business and develop a long-term and rewarding career. In return they ask for a flexible approach to your work and a willingness to take responsibility for your timekeeping so that the needs of the business are also met. To apply please submit your CV. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business. This job was originally posted as