Linux Administrator

North West


£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum


Linux Administrator, Manchester

My client is the largest company of its kind in the UK and has been established for over 30 years. They have recently acquired several new companies and can boast exceptional recent success.

The role; Experienced Linux Systems Administrator with strong Linux and virtualization skills. Your responsibilities include the provision of 3rd line support to ensure high-availability of my client’s online environments (development, test & production).

As an experienced Linux Administrator you will have experience of all or most of the following;
·Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments.
·Familiarity, if not fully proficient with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages, Bash, Perl, etc.
·Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Tomcat, Apache, MySQL, POSTGRESQL, etc.
·Configuration management tools, such as Ansible. Puppet, or Chef.
·Familiarity with load balancing, (Kemp), firewalls, (Sophos UTM), etc.
·Experience with virtualization technologies, such as Xen, HyperV
·Ability to build and monitor services on production servers, PRTG, Zabbix.
·Knowledge of servers and managed switches.
·AWS experience would be a plus, as would any networking infrastructure knowledge, managed switches, DNS, routing, etc.
Any Windows (AD) Server knowledge 12/16, and Windows 7/10 would be advantageous

Desirable skills include;
·Knowledge of Tomcat. Glassfish and JBoss would be useful.
·Oracle 10g knowledge.
·Microsoft Server 2012/16, Windows 7/10.
·Netapp Administration to OnTap 8.1.2-7 mode and Oracle SnapManager (preferable).
·SQL Server 08/12/16.
·Experience of maintenance and administration of PABX and call centre technologies.
·VOIP technology.
·Education to degree along with technical qualifications (e.g. CCNA/MCSE,MSCA, MCP).
·ITIL Foundation.

You will be supporting over 250 users across 2 sites.
This Linux Administrator job comes with exceptional career progression as the company continues to grow and also great benefits! Free onsite parking.
Please send your CV for immediate consideration. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered. Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this role.

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