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Systems Administrator Linux/Unix

Harvey Thomas

Systems Administrator – Linux/Unix

Enterprise Software business


£50k- £60k + Benefits

The company is a well established and leading provider of enterprise software solutions, working with an impressive list of businesses and corporations in the UK and internationally.

Based in their central Glasgow offices, they are now looking to appoint an experienced Systems Administrator to the team, to play a pivotal role in the running of their Linux Infrastructure, combined with the applications running on Linux.

As Systems Administrator, your responsibilities will include:

  • Installing, Supporting and Maintaining Linux Servers, preparing for service outages and other potential issues and providing a timely and efficient response.
  • Managing and Configuring security and storage devices (SAN / Firewall / VPN)
  • Managing key parts of the production, test and development infrastructure
  • Play a key role in the technical team, implementing the technology vision and strategy.
  • Maintenance of departmental documentation associated with the Sys Admin policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the QA and Software Engineering teams, setting up new environments
  • Supporting deployment and release and resolving system issues with end users.

To be considered for the position if Systems Administrator, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience as a Linux Systems Administrator, ideally with key knowledge of SUSE & Solaris.
  • A knowledge of Linux Development tools and web systems such as Tomcat and Apache Web Server
  • Experience of configuring and administering 3rd party tools on Linux operating systems
  • Experience in Linux Scripting (Bash, Korn, Perl, Python etc)
  • A background working in multiple environments – development, test and production.
  • A knowledge of basic security principles relating to network operations and server security


In return you will receive a competitive salary plus benefits, with home based working opportunities and great career progression.

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