Senior Unix System AdministratorBristol, England
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Boeing Defence UK is responsible for delivering IT services to a number of customers both internal and external throughout the UK. The Unix Administrator is part of the Infrastructure Team working closely alongside other technical teams, Architecture, Service Management and programme functions.
They will be jointly responsible for the day to day support and maintenance of the MOD SCIS Linux/UNIX estate. This includes monitoring the Service Management tool for Incidents , Problems, Service Requests and Change tasks to ensure we are improving the quality and adherence to contractual SLA and KPI requirements of the programme within Boeing Defence UK (BDUK).
This is a hands-on role whereby the successful candidate will need to be highly skilled in multiple UNIX disciplines with an appreciation of other related Infrastructure disciplines including networking and storage.
There will be the requirement to work with other teams to ensure the smooth delivery of Projects and identify opportunities for improvement through automation techniques. Candidates should have experience of using automation tool chains. The successful candidate will need to have strong communication and team working skills.
Deputy Team Lead
Support the development of Design Documentation
Performing daily administrative tasks
Supporting the UNIX team Leader in delivering UNIX related tasks
Identify areas of improvement
Support the delivery of an automated Infrastructure
Use of automated tool chain to deliver Projects
Perform patching activities
Work closely with other teams across the business to improve efficiency
Fault diagnosis including problem statements and mitigation planning
The successful candidate will be expected to be part of a 24x7 on-call team and provide extended hours support via a team rota.
Experience and knowledge will be required in the following areas:
Minimum of 5 years experience in a Unix and RedHat role.
Strong UNIX/Linux systems administration skills, including configuration, troubleshooting and scripting.
Troubleshooting and performance tuning experience.
Use of automation tools
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Strong organisational skills
Team Leadership experience
Working within an ITIL framework
Experience of Openshift
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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