IT Systems Administrator/Support- –Linux- Unix

£32 per day | London | Contract
Posted 17 days ago

Systems Administrator/Support –Linux- Unix

IT Systems Administrator/Support with the ability to manage multi-user networked Linux or Unix systems is needed to work within a Higher Education research centre to install, configure and update operating systems and software.

The Systems Administrator will also be responsible supporting the installation of new equipment, maintaining documentation, training, purchasing new servers and desktop workstations, installing software and providing overall IT support.

Systems Administrator/Support –Linux- Unix- Essential Experience
• The technical proficiency to manage multi-user networked Linux or Unix systems.
• Experience with cluster environments (Rocks/Linux), batch computing systems (PBS, Grid Engine, Condor) and or Grid systems (EMI, gLite)
• Excellent stakeholder and customer service skills with the abilities to liaise with research professionals and academics.
• A Degree in a relevant IT or Computer science field.

Systems Administrator/Support –Linux- Unix- Desirable Experience
• Knowledge of Windows, OSX and Red Hat Linux (RHEL, Scientific Linux, CentOS)
• Web server and application deployment (Apache, MySQL, mod_wsgi)
• Knowledge of programming languages (C, C , Fortran, Java)
• Knowledge of authentication systems (LDAP, Kerberos)
• Infrastructure knowledge to support best practice software development (version control, issue trackers, continuous integration), shell scripting or Python, config management, (Puppet, Cobbler),, data storage (NFS, Lustre), graphics processing unit (GPU) and networking 10Gb/s.
• Experience of working within a research function/clinical/NHS environment especially around Information governance and data confidentiality.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Aaron Kiddell
01892 553215

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