UNIX/LINUX System Administrator

Location: Amsterdam Schiphol Rijk, London
Posted On: 10/6/2017
Job Description

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• Responsible for the technical delivery and support of our Solaris & Linux based platforms, offering escalated support, meeting operational, project and initiative needs.


• Proven track record of technical project delivery
• Ability to create high-quality documentation
• Experience across a range of Unix/LINUX disciplines
• Able to demonstrate a pragmatic, consistent approach across the team and organization
• Able to focus on detail within the bigger picture to provide a reliable, consistent service
• Proven to be able to work individually to deliver results or as part of a small team.
• To be responsible for installation/de-installation, configuration, maintenance and repair of systems and software.
• To respond to customer requests/incidents and troubleshoot hardware-software problems.
• Operational support – respond to all situations in accordance with client procedures. Analyse, troubleshoot and react to issues promptly and professionally. Ensure the quality of your deliveries.
• Administration – contribute to the overall administration of the environments. Troubleshoot and assist in the maintenance of all systems
• Support in managing and deployment of new tools to improve ways of working and overall efficiency
• Ensure client is adopting and implementing best practice in systems & infrastructure
• Support the design, build of new systems
• Produce documentation and use any appropriate means to ensure effective communications of systems, processes and procedures to both internal and external parties
• Keep updated on related/evolving standards & technologies to maintain technical excellence in your area
• Comply to standards of physical security, capacity planning and other related industry standards
• Record and maintain accurate incident and change records and logs
• Proactively detect and report to management any operational threats
• Ensure the operational availability of the systems and infrastructure


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• 2+ years of experience with IT, preferably in a Telco/Cable Operator environment
• 2+ years proficiency administering Unix & Linux Operating systems (Solaris 10 & ll, RHEL 5/6/7, OEL 5/6/7)
• 2+ years proficiency with installing operating Systems including Solaris, RHEL Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux
• 2+ years proficiency of Virtualization Tooling including Oracle Virtual Machine, Solaris LDOM’s & Zones
• Awareness of security, hardening and patching
• Awareness of Logical Volume disk management (Solaris Volume Manager & ZFS)
• Effective time management, communication and organizational skills
• Strong inter-personal communication skills, must be flexible and team player whilst retaining the ability to be self-reliant and work unsupervised
• Must be able to learn new technologies and techniques quickly – often without formal training
• Must have a very high level of self-motivation
• In possession of a valid EU work permit, preferably already living in the Netherlands
• Good command of the English language – other languages are a plus
• Flexibility in working hours
• Optional skills would include : VMware, Oracle engineered Systems, Veritas Volume manager
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