Technical Specialist - Linux and Unix Administrator

Coventry Building Society
£31,433 - 47,150 per year
13 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

We are looking for a Technical Specialist – Linux and Unix Administrator to provide a deep level of technical knowledge and own a complex production of incidents, as well as collaborating with other technical teams to troubleshoot and ensure complete resolutions.

You will be expected to run small projects to resolve ITIL defined service problems and allocate tasks to colleagues and ensure the completion of work to an agreed quality, timescale and criteria.

you will be expected to continually assess ways of working in order to develop or revise artefacts and processes that improve team efficiency and effectiveness.

A role model within the team who provides mentoring and coaching to peers and junior team members.

Essential Skills:

  • Appreciation of the ITIL framework

  • IT Security and RBAC

  • VMware Virtualisation.KEY SKILLS

  • UNIX (Solaris 10 & 11) and Layered Product Administration and Tuning

  • Linux (Red Hat Enterprise 6 & 7) Administration and Tuning

  • Storage Technologies such as ZFS, EXT, Veritas Volume Manager and Solaris Volume Manager

Other essential information:

  • Available for out-of-hours support, on a rota basis.

  • Able to work under pressure.

  • Thorough, with a good attention to detail.

Flexible approach to working hours to meet own objectives and assist colleagues in meeting their objectives.

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