Linux System Administrator

Location Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Contact Ciara Connolly
Job Ref CC105

Job Description

Our client is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers. Our client is looking to recruit a Linux Administrator to support the Infrastructure function in the delivery of key IS infrastructure and systems.

The Linux Systems Administrator should have a good understanding of data centre infrastructure, server and operating systems support and have experience of working in a complex integrated systems environment.

Role Description:

  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of Linux / Oracle infrastructure.
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Perform daily checks on hardware and operating systems.
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions.
  • Rack, stack, cable and configuration of server infrastructure.
  • Provide guidance and training of in-house staff in Oracle Linux / Red Hat Linux systems administration.
  • Ensure the secure administration of operating systems.
  • Create technical documentation for team members.

Required Skills:

  • A formal 3rd level qualification in an IT or related discipline;
  • Minimum 5 years experience is required;
  • Strong background in Red Hat Linux 5,6,7
  • Strong background in Oracle Linux 5,6,7
  • Strong background in Linux Configuation Management Tools.
  • Strong background in Linux Security best practices.
  • Knowledge of supporting Linux within an Oracle database environment.
  • Background in Enterprise Backup Solutions.
  • Knowledge of Hardware / Software monitoring tools.
  • Extensive technical and analytical skills.
  • A proven ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.

Desired Experience:

  • Practical understanding of Ansible Tower.
  • Prior experience of using Chef, Puppet, Splunk.
  • Previous experience of working with Docker.
  • Prior experience of working with Oracle Database technologies.
  • Linux / Unix shell scripting.

This work is expected to commence on 01/08/2016 and is likely to continue until 30/04/2016. It is favourable for a candidate to be available to start immediately