Senior Linux Administrator (Systems Administrator)

North West


£40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits


Senior Systems Administrator (Linux)
Systems Administrator, Senior, Linux Administrator, DevOps, AWS, Cloud, Manchester
This Manchester based company has a huge online presence and is looking to expand its IT team.
One of the key roles that they are looking to fill is a Senior Systems Administrator vacancy and are looking for someone with a very strong Linux background
You will already be an experienced Systems Administrator with exceptional 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 Systems Administrator you will have experience of all or most of the following;
·Solid experience (at least 3-4 years) 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.
·AWS / Cloud experience
·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 Senior Systems Administrator job comes with exceptional career progression as the company continues to grow and also great benefits! Free on site 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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