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UNIX Engineer & Script Writer

Job Title: UNIX Engineer & Script Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Telford, Shropshire
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: FJS -MT - UNIX_1505840319
Contact Name: Mike Tozer
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

UNIX Engineer & Script Writer


UNIX Engineer - Technical Service Specialist required to work with the UNIX Infrastructure Support team which will require strong knowledge of UNIX operating systems, ability to produce complex UNIX scripts and knowledge of Cloud computing principles to support the teams aims to manage, monitor and maintain services.

Job purpose & accountabilities:

  • The role is required to provide operating system support and maintenance for UNIX based systems including but not limited to AIX, Solaris, SUSE and Red Hat Linux.
  • The team are responsible for the Live Service Delivery of all aspects of the core infrastructure.
  • The individual will be expected to produce scripts to automate a number of key procedures currently performed manually by the team.

Skills mandatory:

  • AIX & Solaris UNIX.
  • AIX & Solaris Infrastructure.
  • RHEL or SUSE Linux.
  • UNIX Shell scripting.

Skills useful:

  • Oracle LINUX.
  • Understanding of SAN principles.
  • Understanding of Cloud computing principles.
  • Knowledge of automation or orchestration tools such as Puppet.
  • Knowledge of Blade Logic toolset.
  • Knowledge of Netbackup.

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