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Linux System Administrator

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Corsham
  • Posted: 12/02/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216102702

Job Details

Linux System Administrator

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Salary: £45k

Security Clearance: For this role our client is only able to accept candidates if they hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain UK SC Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Our clients Linux System Administrators are a key part of the Operations Team and are responsible for the development, maintenance and administration of the platform.

• Excellent Linux system administrative 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 System Administration skill set.

Mandatory requirements:

• 12 months minimum Linux experience as a System Administrator (ideally RHEL). 

• Experience of managing and administering anti-virus, system back up and monitoring


• 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. 


• 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).