Location: STAINES UPON THAMES
Job Type: Permanent
Job start: 7/6/2017
Rate: From 45000.00 to 55000.00 GBP per Year
Job description: Linux Systems Administrator
Our client are a Leading Enterprise IT Cloud company who are actively recruiting for a Systems Administrator. You will be responsible for administration and operations of the global cloud infrastructure that runs a SaaS product.
What you get to do in this role:
·Identifying and addressing issues escalated, toward immediate relief and sustainable resolution
·Driving popular problems to resolution with the corresponding internal stakeholders, whilst working on edge cases for implementation based issues.
·Using broad knowledge and experience of systems administration and networking principles to proactively prevent and address incidents while constantly improving documentation.
·Document and maintain relief and resolution guides in knowledge-base articles and standard operating procedures parallel to our scalable and sustainable model.
·Training and mentoring internal stakeholders along with the exposure, documentation and hands-on training.
·In creating quality of the Cloud service, identify and collaborate with appropriate teams to improve tools and processes such as event monitoring, automation and introduction of new tools as required for our efficiency.
In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in systems administration and engineering, understanding of the components of a cloud infrastructure including hardware platforms, OS, applications, databases, networks, web and application servers. Prior experience in Site Reliability Engineering/DevOps and managing large-scale server infrastructure at a cloud computing or MSP setting is highly desirable. Strong Linux expertise is a must. Candidate must have good communication skills and work well in an open, collaborative, dynamic team environment.
·Solid experience with Linux (RedHat and/or CentOS)
·Strong experience with service troubleshooting, covering web front-end, Systems, Databases and Networks.
·Previous direct exposure to administrating fundamental internet services (DNS, Mail, Apache/Tomcat) with a good understanding of the LAMP stack.
·Familiarity with MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Tungsten or similar technologies
·Familiarity with Networking Technologies such as routing, switching and load balancing (VPN exposure is a huge plus)
·Experience with systems and network performance and availability monitoring and analysis as well as configuration management platforms (Nagios/Icinga, Cacti, Netcool, Monolith, Puppet, cfengine, chef, Splunk, Logstash) is desirable.
·Understanding of ITIL v3 framework and how it applies to incident, problem and change.
Job reference: JO0000009151