Linux Systems Administrator - LAMP/Cloud - Perm - Edinburgh - to £60K

IT - Infrastructure, System Administration
£40,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
Pension and Bonus
Job Type:
Date Posted:
24 / 1 / 2017
Linux Systems Administrator - LAMP/Cloud - Perm - Edinburgh - to £60K

Abrecco wish to recruit, on behalf of our client, a Linux Systems Administrator to work from their site based in central Edinburgh. This is a hands-on role requiring strong technical skills together with customer focus, excellent communication skills and the ability to lead a small team of engineers based across multiple sites. This is a rare opportunity to join a well established and expanding company offering the opportunity to really contribute and make a difference during the transition to a cutting edge cloud set up.

Role Responsibilities
- Hands on system administration and support in a customer focussed Linux based environment.
- Collaborate with technical teams, the business, suppliers and customers as required.
- Supervise, mentor and motivate a small distributed team of engineers.
- Migrating systems from a traditional LAMP to AWS Cloud based set up.
- Remain commercially aware and deliver projects within budget.

Personal and technical attributes:
- Proven knowledge and experience with enterprise Linux (Redhat, CentOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux).
- Virtualisation experience using Xen - KVM
- Knowledge of Backup / Restore hardware and tools. (Dell NetVault, rsync, rsnapshot ect)
- Experience with storage technologies (NAS, DAS, Samba, AWS S3, RH Gluster etc)
- Familiar with open source database technologies (MySQL, MariaDB etc)
- Networking skills - DNS, DHCP, OpenVPN, Routing and Switching (Ideally Juniper)
- Familiarity with Open source server provisioning experience (Kickstart Server or similar)
- Ideally degree educated in a relevant technical subject

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and experienced systems engineer or manager to work in a highly customer focussed technical environment providing support as well as leading the implementation of new solutions and managing projects utilising suppliers and resource as required. Please forward your CV along with your salary expectations for immediate consideration.