Senior Linux Systems Administrator. CentOS. Essex

Saffron Walden, Essex
£45-52,000 + Great Benefits
21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - CentOS, Unix, Scripting, AWS. Saffron Walden, Essex but relocating to Great Abington, Cambridgeshire.

Salary and Benefits include; £45-52,000, Company Equity worth about £2,500 per year, 6% bonus, 10% Pension contribution, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday.

On offer is a unique opportunity to work within an environment where people and technology truly change lives by driving advancements in life sciences.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Key Skills:

- 3+ years Linux systems administration experience.

- Solid CentOs Linux systems administration, configuration, optimization and monitoring.

- 3+ years Unix systems administration experience.

- Good data storage technology experience.

- Experience with scripting tools e.g. Windows Script Host (WSH), Perl or Python etc.

- Experience with automation tools e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Salt etc.

- Experience with AWS cloud-based deployment and support.

- Knowledge and experience with network protocols and services e.g. TCP/IP, LDAP, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP.

- MySQL experience.

- Relevant degree

- Must have good English verbal and written communication skills.

- Must be eligible to work in the UK.

About the role:

Primary responsibility includes automation of implementation, support and administration of a global Linux infrastructure, on hardware and in AWS cloud.

As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator your duties will include:

- Providing support and administration for the company's Linux environment globally.

- Implementation and administration of a highly available and resilient Linux infrastructure.

- Implementing and maintaining workflow process automation scripts and procedures.

- Providing second level computer support to the internal business units.

- Ensuring continuous proactive monitoring.

- Proactively troubleshooting and optimizing network and data workflow related bottlenecks to ensure high availability and performance.

About the Company:

Human health has never been in better hands.