Junior UNIX Engineer

  • Job Ref: 5043
  • Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Type: Permanent

Overview

Role Outline

The role of the UNIX-engineer is to perform maintenance routines, troubleshooting and UNIX-installations. Candidates should be proficient in UNIX-based utility service programs and storage systems. The UNIX engineer will be responsible for managing direct attached or network attached storage technologies, improving hard drive storage requirements and systems as well as maintaining UNIX-based server-client systems.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Support and scale server infrastructure for production and internal environment.
  • Member of team managing always-on, multi-site infrastructure.
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for the infrastructure.
  • Assist with capacity planning for all aspects of the infrastructure.
  • Ensure that all projects and infrastructure are properly documented.
  • Design, implement and operate a scalable and reliable system infrastructure supporting fast growth.
  • Perform daily maintenance activities.
  • Participation in an on-call rotation.

 

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous Unix/Linux System administration experience.
  • UNIX/Linux professional qualifications or equivalent proven experience in a technical support role.
  • Experience with Kickstart/Jumpstart and PXE for remote installations.
  • Experience with Configuration Management with Puppet.
  • Detailed working knowledge of UNIX (Solaris 10/11), Linux (RHEL5/6, Ubuntu, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of DHCP, DNS, SMTP, NTP, SSH, NFS and various filesystems.
  • Solid fundamentals in Linux operating systems and prior experience managing production systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with client facing experience.
  • Basic LAN/WAN and TCP/IP troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic script writing experience (any of Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Basic storage/SAN administration experience.

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers