Linux System Administrator - Wiltshire

£40,000 - £45,000 per annum - IT
Ref: 349 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Jan 2020
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Linux System Administrator


To £45K plus extensive benefits package


Due to the nature of this work all candidates must be British Nationals, and already hold or be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to SC level or higher.


Essential experience required:

  • 12 months minimum Linux experience as a System Administrator (ideally RHEL)
  • Experience of managing and administering anti-virus, system back up and monitoring tools
  • Familiarity with the core tools such as git, ssh, Linux command line and Bash
  • Able to write documentation detailing routine system administrative tasks such as restoring services from back-ups, swapping out un-serviceable hardware etc
  • Root cause analysis and debugging to aid in resolution of functional and performance related defects
  • A passion for learning new technologies and innovation

Desirable: experience required:

  • Networking familiarity – e.g., can describe HTTP protocol, TCP/IP
  • Experience of Hadoop or distributed computation
  • Experience of Big Data
  • Able to write scripts using Python or Bash
  • Experience of automation/configuration management (i.e. Ansible)


Job role responsibilities:

Our clients Linux System Administrators are a diverse team of technical professionals delivering an innovative big data capability for the MoD. They form a key part of the client Operations Team and are responsible for the development, maintenance and administration of the platform plus the provision of timely operational insights from data.

Excellent Linux skills and a passion for technology are essential. This role is operationally focussed, extremely interesting and offers exceptional personal and professional development for anyone wanting to expand their skill set.


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.


Linux System Administrator

Linux System Administrator