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Unix/Linux Systems Administrator - Kingston, Surrey

Job Title: Unix/Linux Systems Administrator - Kingston, Surrey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
REF: ASH17173AL_1536066842
Contact Name: Amy Lawrie
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Unix/Linux Systems Administrator - Kingston, Surrey

A highly successful and rapidly growing business based in Kingston, Surrey are looking for an experienced Linux/Unix Systems Administrator to join their IT team.

This role will involve the installation, configuration and maintenance of UNIX and LINUX systems to provide a 24/7 infrastructure.

Key responsibilities will include:
Work in a team and individually to implement, maintain, support and administer the effective and secure availability of internal and customer systems
Install, patch and maintain Solaris/RedHat/CentOS software installations
Troubleshooting and root cause analysis on Solaris/RedHat/CentOS systems
Active monitoring of Unix/Linux systems to ensure issues can be dealt with before they escalate
Implement best practices for Unix/Linux systems.
Plan and carry out system migrations to new versions of OS and/or environments

Skills and experience required:

Unix (Solaris 10/11) and Redhat/CentOS 6.x/7.x systems
Appropriate certification e.g. RedHat Certified Engineer or Oracle Certified Solaris Engineer (advantage)
A very good understanding of core Networking fundamentals
Excellent Unix/Linux shell scripting knowledge
Ability to communicate technical information and plans - verbally, in writing and diagrams

The salary on offer for this role is up to £60,000 plus bonus and benefits. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV including reference ASH17173AL.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.