Computer Futures

Linux Admin (CF-33990102)

Location: Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
Salary: Up to £550 per day +
Job Type: Contract
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IR 35 Status - Inside
Rate - £550
Location - On site (Stevenage)
Contract Length - 6 Months Possible extension
Must be SC Cleared

Job Profile
Specific Responsibilities/Tasks, within the project:

  • Develop and implement a build environment.
  • Deploy and configuring servers.
  • Document the deployment platform and server configuration.
  • Security hardening systems.
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify their requirements and expected outcome.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information.
  • Identify the right tools to deliver an appropriate solution.
  • Work with other IT teams to support service integration, and retention requirements based on the input of the business.
  • Work with Security to ensure that solutions comply with regulatory and security policies.
  • Also ensure that these solutions adhere to organizational values; enabling staff, volunteers, and partners.
  • Recommend improvements to existing infrastructure and processes.
  • Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of system performance.
  • Troubleshoot and implement fixes to systems as needed.
  • Smooth the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.

Skills/Experience Required

Essential -

  • Experience developing and improving Ansible playbooks and roles; specifically as part of a build process.
  • Shell Scripting (bash/python/perl/ksh...)
  • Revision control tools e.g. Git, Subversion (SVN), Bitbucket, Mercurial
  • RHEL Administration
  • Management of Red Hat Satellite
  • An understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience supporting systems running databases
  • Linux administrator of at least 5 years of experience

Desirable -

  • Implementation of Linux Directory Services (LDAP), specifically with respect to Linux/Windows integration
  • LVM
  • OS Hardening
  • Storage products (Netapp/EVA)

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Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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