Linux Administrator (Redhat / CentOS)

Location: England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Type: Permanent
Ref: OKN-RHEL-3107
Rate/Salary: £30000 to £35000

My client is a leading solutions brand and looking for a competent Linux Administrator to support the Linux Redhat / CentOS estate in a range of tasks such as incident response, patch management, performance monitoring, development and test environment maintenance, log analysis, and scripting.

Accountabilities and Tasks:

  • Day-to-day Linux server administration such as applying updates, monitoring performance, analysing long-term trends
  • Administration of development and test environments to ensure that development and test teams follow the correct workflow
  • Packaging of in-house software and support tools
  • Development of support scripts for the service desk
  • Analysis of system and proxy logs

Position Requirements – mandatory:

  • Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Networking fundamentals – knowledge of the OSI model; familiarity with the more common text-based protocols such as SMTP and HTTP
  • SQL (MySQL dialect)
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Good customer communication skills
  • Able to liaise both with clients and development team to address issues efficiently
  • A strong desire to learn new skills
  • A flexible approach to the provision of support services to a dynamic, rapidly expanding business

Position Requirements – desirable:

  • Virtualisation (KVM, ESXi)
  • Version control software such as Subversion
  • Perl scripting
  • Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Familiarity with common network services – SMTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos,NFS, DNS, DHCP, HTTP proxy, SMB
  • Apache
  • Samba
  • Squid
  • Good working knowledge of Linux in a Windows Active Directory environment
  • Basic understanding and experience of Windows
  • MySQL DBA experience
  • ITIL

Job Information

Job Reference: OKN-RHEL-3107
Salary:
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: linux, redhat,

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