Linux System Admin/Engineer

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure, IT Security

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  • Salary::

    Up to £0.00 per annum + COMPETITIVE SALARY AND PACKAGE

  • Contact:

    Gail Maguire

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  • Job Published:

    9 months ago

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Linux engineer/System admin - Glasgow

My client is a highly dynamic and globally successful financial services organisation. They currently have an opportunity for a Linux/Unix Systems administrator/Engineer that has an interest in IT Security to join their team in Glasgow.

The role will involve working as part of a global security team and be involved in the security of applications that are deployed and run across the Unix/Linux infrastructure.

You will be working as part of a team that is responsible for:
providing security and support to the Linux platform as well as application support, change/incident management and various security practice areas with emphasis on event aggregation and correlation.

You should be able to quickly adapt to a fast-evolving environment relying on next generation logging, Big Data and Analytical solutions and take full ownership of the services and platform that is responsible for in production environment

Primary responsibilities :
- Change management
- Prepare, document, implement and verify changes including communicate changes to end-users and other impacted parties
- Incident, Problem management
- Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA), respond to incidents and participate in post mortem analysis.

- Design and implement monitoring solutions on various platforms
- Handle complex reporting requests from senior management and regulators
- Automate repetitive and manual processes

Product onboarding:
- Work on defining Roles & Responsibilities (RACI) by designing and implementing a support model
- Build functional QA/UAT environments and train L1/L2 teams

Infrastructure support:
- Manage Linux servers and applications (installation, troubleshooting, maintenance)
- Manage code-base and configuration via various version control systems

Skills Required:
- Linux administration
- At least two of the following programming languages perl/python/shell
- Familiar with code-base and configuration version control systems (Git, Stash, SVN)
- Experience with regex and various parsing methods

This is an excellent opportunity to grown in a security area and add it to your Linux/unix experience