Senior Linux Administrator Burnley

  • Company:
    Ascent People
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Location:North West
Salary:40000 – 45000 per annum + Benefits
Senior Linux Administrator, MYSQL, ISP, Hosting, Telecoms, Redhat, Solaris, nix, CentOS, Ubuntu, BURNLEY
The role A Senior Linux Administrator with at least 5 Years experience in high-level Linux support, Security and Networking. MYSQL database knowledge needed.
The company a successful and long serving outsourcing company with some well-known clients.
The candidate will be working in a team of systems engineers focusing on the daily operations surrounding an estate of approximately 300 *nix servers and therefore must have an understanding of enterprise-size networks and the importance of resiliency and automatic fail-over through health monitoring and other techniques.
The candidate will have strong Linux and MYSQL knowledge of & experience of the majority of the following technologies
Operating Systems: CentOS, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Redhat, Solaris
Package management utilities: YUM, Aptitude, pkg_add, ports
Server Inventory Tools: Redhat Network/Spacewalk
Firewalls: BSD PF, Iptables
Loadbalancing: Piranha
Remote Connectivity and Authentication: Radiator, NPPPD, OpenSWAN, OpenVPN
Backup Services: BackupPC, Zmanda, Bacula, Percona Xtra Backup
Monitoring Tools: Solarwinds, Nagios, Munin, Cacti
Logging Software: Rsyslog, Logstash/Redis, Kibana
Database Software: Oracle, MySQL, MySQL NDB, Percona, Postgres
Web Server Software: Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Varnish, Memcache
DNS Applications: PowerDNS, BIND
File Transfer: VSFTPD, Rsyncd
Network Storage: NFS, CIFS
Email Software: EXIM, Dovecot, Spamassassin, Clamav, Amavisd, Postfix, Sendmail, Courier, Zimbra CS
VOIP Software: Asterisk, FreePBX, OpenSIPS, Kamalio
Clustering Technologies: Corosync, PFSync, CEPH, Solaris Cluster, Pacemaker, Heartbeat
Virtualisation Software: VMWare ESX, OpenVZ, KVM, Cloudstack, Openstack, LTSP
Scripting: Python, PHP, BASH, Perl
Data Replication: Mysql replication, DRBD, HW/SW RAID
This is a senior role where you will be working alongside other more junior systems administrators so the ability to hit the ground running is crucial.
Please send your CV today for immediate consideration. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered. Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy.