Linux Administrator

Job Summary

Candidates must hold active SC clearance to be considered for this position.

Working for a major company within the UK space & cyber security sectors. The post holder will join a project team as the key engineer responsible for the development of that project's Red Hat solution - an essential underpinning IT infrastructure capability for the project

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing a build environment with Satellite and Ansible
  • Deploying and configuring servers using this build environment

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)

Education & Training

Minimum of five years' experience in a similar role

Base of Work

This role will be working on site full time for all hands on administration work - with some opportunity for working from home in design/development phases.

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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(Inside IR35, PAYE/LTD available, negotiable)
Expiry Date
09/12/2022 14:23:00
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