Linux Systems Administrator

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP to Suit
Reference: 67882-ITENG-KRD
Contact Name: Katie Wheeler
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2016 15:03

Job Description

Our Client is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator. The team are responsible for the installation, configuration & support of the production and pre-production fund messaging platforms and infrastructure.

This includes, management of Linux, Virtualisation, Network, Storage, Windows, Middleware & Security infrastructures, including desktop services to software development lifecycle staff.The team works in close collaboration with project managers, development & testing teams.

Your Role
You will work as an Infrastructure Engineer for the Infrastructure & Security Manager.
As a member of the team you will participate in software installation and configuration, release management, architecture design reviews and support of the production, test & development environments.

Key activities
-Manage the IT infrastructure to ensure the production stability, availability and security.
-Troubleshoot incidents and problems.
-Provide technical advices and guidelines to development teams and project leaders to make an efficient use of systems infrastructure while respecting the best practices and company policies and processes.
-Participate in the review of applicative designs and the deployment in production.
-Maintain the versioning / patching of software's.
-Ensure the high availability & recoverability of systems & Data.
-Assist in the adaptation of best practices and processes in line with regulatory requirements.

You will develop expertise in services managed by the Infrastructure & Security team, and already possess expertise in infrastructure, middleware & security technologies used in the financial services industry.
You will take an active role representing the department in projects related to your area of expertise.

Personal skills
- Team player.
- Good documentation skills.
- Communicates clearly and openly.
- Service-minded.
- Autonomous, self-learner.
You are sensitive to production stability, service-minded and self-organised, you communicate open and clearly.

35 hours per week, with shifts between hours of 08:00 - 18:00. Once trained the candidate will be required to perform paid out of hours watch-duty / on-call.