Senior Linux Administrator

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  • Permanent
  • £50,000 (GBP)
  • Leeds, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • 07/02/2022

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; The people make our client a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Description

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; The people make our client a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

The infrastructure Operations team supports and delivers some of the most critical systems and projects. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to join our team and assist with the transformation of the way we automate our day-to-day activates assisting in our transition towards the provision of hybrid cloud focused services” – UNIX Platform Manager.

What you'll do:

  • Work as part of a team responsible for the support and delivery of projects across a large UNIX estate.
  • Take ownership of problems and provide methodical technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with an ability to lead and manage investigation activities, troubleshooting and identify problems across different technology areas not just the core UNIX operating system.
  • Build effective working relationships with a variety of infrastructure and application teams to ensure that technology and process improvements deliver overall service improvements to our end customers with a focus on innovation and identifying opportunities for standardisation and automation of manual processes.
  • Show an understanding of the strategic technical direction of the company and industry and be able to participate and lead with technical solutions to match.
  • Provide 24/7 on call support on a rota basis by responding to incidents, providing root cause analysis, and participating in High and Major Incident calls as well as post-incident wash-up meetings.

 

What you'll bring:

  • Viewed as an expert by your peers you should be able to demonstrate. An in-depth knowledge of UNIX.
  • Advanced skills in automation technologies and programming languages. Ansible, Puppet, AWX/Tower, Perl, Python, Php.
  • Good communication & relationship leadership skills. You should be able to clearly communicate details to others with the ability to get your point across to the other specialists you work with, communicating complex technical ideas to the target audience.
  • Experience of automating the installation and configuration of UNIX operating systems and application software. Preferably with Ansible, AWX/Tower and Red Hat Satellite
  • Understanding of enterprise virtual server and cloud environments, including networking, storage, and compute.

Our team focuses on technology strategy, design, and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We’re bold, proactive, forward-thinking, and collaborative. Together, we’re proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.

 

 

Skills

Business Activities
Project Management
DevOps Technical Skills
Networking
IT Infrastructure Expertise
Automation
UNIX Engineering
IT Infrastructure Products
Ansible Tower
Linux
Unix
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Perl
Python
Software Development Tools
Puppet

Industry Experience

IT
Media & Broadcasting - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment