Lead Linux Administrator, Jobs, 5545
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Lead Linux Administrator - Glasgow

£DOE- On call and over time - Technology - IT- Infrastructure
Ref: 5545 Date Posted: Monday 09 Jul 2018
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Nine Twenty Technology are delighted to be recruiting a Lead Linux Engineer on the outskirts of Glasgow.

You will take the lead to provide Unix managed services to international platforms.

You will be expected to assist with design and delivery, systems administration and operational tasks, participate in projects, create and maintain quality documentation, contribute to team work and improvements, all based on industry best practices.  You will also be on-call on rotational basis during which you will be required to work on high priority incidents.


  • L3 support for any BAU task (incidents/service requests/changes) ensuring SLA’s are met.
  • Deployment, configuration and management of Linux systems according to best practices and standards
  • Ensuring ITIL procedures are followed, e.g. Incident Management and Change Management processes
  • Collaboration with other team members or other teams to develop, improve automation strategies and deployment processes
  • Collaboration with architects and design team when required
  • Knowledge sharing, documentation
  • Incorporation of best practices and standards
  • Internal and external projects support
  • Ability to work on several customers with different implementations of supported technologies
  • Participation in Service Acceptance duties ensuring solutions are supportable by team.
  • Participation in the teams out of hours on-call support rota, and also be able to work overtime when required.
  • Ensure all working time is accounted for within the timesheet system to ensure accurate charge back to our end clients.


  • RHEL 5, 6 & 7 Administration
  • SUSE Administration v11 and HA extension
  • L3 knowledge of more than one of the following:
  • Red Hat Satellite server
  • Mail Appliance (Fortimail)
  • Shell Scripting
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • Open source Linux Distributions
  • ISCI initiators
  • HP/Dell hardware knowledge

Qualification/Certification requirements:

  • Graduate/Engineering or
  • RHEL certified Administrator or
  • Significant hands on previous experience as a System Administrator


Salary up to £44,000 depending on your experience, plus on-call allowance, together with an excellent benefits package, including 25 days holiday, with the option to buy / sell 5 days, private medical cover (partner and family cover available) after 1 years’ service, company pension scheme - up to 4% matched contribution, childcare vouchers, 4 x death in service, Flexible benefits including dental, travel and critical illness, etc.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity click the 'Apply Now' on Nine Twenty