Responsibilities for the Linux Platform Engineer (CentOs, RedHat, Virtualization):
Member of a team of Senior Systems Engineers responsible for the delivery of ITIL based framework of support activities, consisting of request, problem and change management. This includes the co-ordination of timely technical solutions and responses, including liaising with third party support and external contractors; monitoring progress and keeping users appraised of it
Provide 3rd line IT systems support and administration of applications, servers and networks, ensuring continuity of internal and customer-servicing IT systems and related equipment
Perform server patching, maintain backup schedules and run daily checks on server systems infrastructure
Participate in the design process and undertake build/deployment of complex server infrastructure solutions, applications and services
In the event of major faults or planned system maintenance, to undertake necessary works outside of normal working hours
Undertake any other administrative duties such as systems backup, and equipment / systems inspections, as assigned
Required skills for the Linux Platform Engineer (CentOs, RedHat, Virtualization)
In-depth experience in IT Server Infrastructure Build/Support
Friendly and approachable, with proven customer service experience and the ability to convey technical concepts to end-users
Excellent communication skills
Linux Operating systems (incl. CentOs & RedHat)
Virtualisation Technologies (incl. KVM)
Anti-virus software - McAfee and Symantec
Storage and Backup Technologies (incl. i-SCSI & LVM)
Web Server/Proxy (incl. Apache, Squid, Pacemaker)
Authentication/Directory Services (LDAP, AD, Radius)
Eligible for SC clearance
Programming/Scripting (Object orientated languages, shell)
Experience of working in ITIL-based support environments.
Understanding of Information Security (ISO27001) principles
In-depth understanding of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies.
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