Role details

Linux Engineer

London   •   £300 - £350 per day (£77,994 - £90,993)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Linux engineer needed to support BAU activities and project deliverables
  • Linux and Unix environment technical support

About Our Client

Large global manufacturing brand are looking for a Linux engineer to help support their EMEA region by providing remote and on site support for systems

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the role include but is not limited to the following:

  • Undertake core systems administration, monitoring, management and maintaining existing operational services.
  • Work with the wider group teams (both within the UK and globally) to identify and fix faults.
  • Assisting in the development testing and implementation of new systems and solutions.
  • Working on project deliverables in isolation where necessary
  • Provide general in-house IT support.
  • Providing remote and on-site support for systems mainly within the EMEA region
  • Out-of-hours support and implementation of changes where necessary.



The Successful Applicant

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within an IT function which is directly supporting critical front-line business services for a client.
  • Experience of working with business functions as well as technical support functions.
  • Systems engineering background primarily with Linux/Unix environments, with background in Windows Server environments being highly desirable
  • Experience with AIX OS desirable
  • Experience with managing IBM TSM environment desirable
  • Experience in programming/scripting with one or more of the following, UNIX/Linux shell scripting.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into every-day language, comprehensible to broad range of stakeholders including customers, partners and group subsidiaries;
  • Good commercial acumen, competent in presenting and liaising with external bodies: customers, partners and specialist working groups.
  • Security Cleared or background to achieve Pan European SC clearance within 3 months of agreeing to take on the position.



Personal characteristics:

  • Ability to operate effectively with a wide group of stakeholders.
  • Energetic and focused on results - does what it takes to enable project delivery.
  • High levels of integrity.
  • Fast learner.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills



Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) year of experience with Linux support, configuration and implementation



What's on Offer

12 month contract for a Linux engineer with a daily rate of £300-£350 on offer

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