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Senior Systems Administrator (Linux Expert) job in London

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Job Ref:  204386792
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £35000 - £50000/annum BUPA, pension + multiple perks
05/10/2016 03:44
A Senior Systems Administrator experienced in Linux (Red Hat or CentOS 5/6) is required within a Central London based Technology Company specialising in high speed data analytics technology for the Finance and Scientific sectors. They are a highly innovative company responsible for bringing a novel data-centric computing technology to the forefront of high performance computing.

Senior Systems Administrators both support our internal development teams (Linux, Red Hat or CentOS 5/6), and work on customer deployments of our hardware products. In this role you will be exposed to and excited to work with a range of infrastructure from standard IT products used in a software/hardware engineering environment to this company`s own unique, state-of-the-art technology.

The role is very varied, but will include:
• Maintenance of internal IT infrastructure, services and networks
• Establishing and maintaining business continuity procedures (e.g. backup and disaster recovery)
• Building and modifying bespoke hardware systems
• Customer facing, hardware deployment support
• Set-up and deployment of virtual machines, workstations, and servers
• Providing general technical support (mainly for Linux but also for some Windows 7 and OS X)
• A focus on delivering IT solutions that quickly meet business objectives

Senior Systems Administrator must have experience of:

• Expert knowledge of Linux with specific emphasis on Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 5/6
• Expert knowledge of networking:
o Linux Networking - iptables, VPN
o Expert knowledge of Protocols - IGMP, OSPF, RIP, BGP, PIM
o Switch and Router configuration - JunOS, IOS, Vyatta

It would be advantageous if you had:
• Two scripting languages: Bash, Python, perl, ruby, etc.
• Deep understanding of virtualization technologies, eg. Citrix XenServer/VMWare/KVM
• Expert level knowledge of ZFS and OminOS
• Expert level knowledge of NFS, SMB
• Expert level knowledge of DNS, LDAP
• Interest in high performance computing systems

In return, apart from the exciting technical environment, you will receive a salary of up to £50k plus BUPA, fully stocked kitchen, pension, Laptop and Bike schemes
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