Unix Systems Engineer

contract
London
Posted 2 days ago

Unix Systems Engineer

I am looking for an experienced Unix Systems Engineer for a London based Central Government Body. You will be responsible for providing DevOps and Unix technical expertise services for a six month contract with a view to extend for up to twelve months.

As an experienced engineer you will be working alongside Architects, DevOps and Datacentre Engineers in the planning and migration of SPARC Solaris and IBM PowerPC Aix servers into a new physical environment. You will overlook the hardware installation in the DC, be responsible for the installation of Solaris/AX systems and the setting up of update and patching strategies for both Solaris and AIX. You will also be required to integrate with the existing Linux management stack, configure HBAs of SPARC and IBM servers to connect SAN and prepare volumes for hosting Oracle DB.

In order to be successful you must hold valid SC security clearance or at least be eligible to obtain security clearance to SC level and be able to demonstrate experience in the following skills:

  • Solaris
  • AIX
  • SPARC Architecture
  • IBM Power Architecture
  • Linux
  • Puppet
  • SAN/Storage
  • Backups software
  • Monitoring (network, systems)
  • Scripting
  • Networking
  • Firewalls
  • Security

If you would like any further information you can email Sally Rosa here or call Sally on 0161 950 884

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