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Contract Linux Systems Administrator (RedHat)

Contract, Temporary @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 215963

Job Description

Spectrum IT's International retail client are seeking an experienced Contract Linux Systems Administrator to join them on an initial 3 month contract (with scope to further extend into late 2022). This is a FULLY REMOTE WORKING role and will be via umbrella engagement only.

Candidates for this role will be part of the UK/EMEA Group IT team and play a key role in the technical responsibilities for the UK/EMEA IT infrastructure. As the Contract Linux Systems Admin you will provide hands-on technical experience and be responsible for providing application and systems administration support to the ongoing operational requirements of the business.


Plan, design, implement and support the Linux platform to meet demanding business objectives
Take ownership of complex security, operational and performance issues
Drive continuous service improvements to the Linux platform and the IT systems
Manage patching / vulnerability assessments and remediation.
Adhere to working practices and self-manage your own work queue
Lead technical aspects of IT infrastructure projects


Excellent knowledge and experience of Linux system administration
Experienced with RedHat / certified Engineer – RedHat Enterprise
Drupal administration experience
Good knowledge and experience with Cloud Platforms, specifically AWS
Understanding of Linux security mechanisms and best practice
Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux based environments
Exposure to scripting languages
Ability to quickly diagnose application problems and perform corrective actions during an incident and collect data to provide a technical report afterwards.
An understanding of firewall concepts and configuration (including VPN)
Experience with recent versions of VMWare virtualisation

Nice to have

Good knowledge and experience with Infrastructure Automation/Configuration Tools such as: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef
Good knowledge and experience of SQL Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB
Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle