Linux Systems Administrator – 5086

Salary £50,000 - £60,000
Job Type Permanent
Location Whitechapel, London

Our client is seeking an Experience Linux Systems Administrator to be based at their Whitechapel, London office.

Key responsibilities:

  • Helping the IT Operations Manager to maintain the operations of the company's server systems, networking infrastructure, and communications.
  • Design, installation, upgrading, operation, control and maintenance of Windows server systems, network, voice and desktop infrastructures.
  • Ensuring the availability of all relevant systems, through the implementation and management of maintenance, monitoring and change control strategies.
  • Specification and ordering of equipment, software and services.
  • Maintaining up to date and effective documentation on all relevant IT systems, services and procedures.
  • Assisting in the management and responsibility for company data ensuring that all backup and restore procedures are adhered to and effective.
  • Providing training, coaching and mentoring to other administrators and 1st/2nd line support staff.
  • Ensuring that any planned changes to the IT infrastructure are efficient, viable and documented in line with Change Control methodologies.


Key skills required:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Systems Administrator.
  • Certified Linux Systems administrator (CentOS/REDHAT).
  • Hands on Experience with emails systems (Dovecot, Postfix)
  • Detailed working knowledge of HP server builds configuration and remote management.
  • Proficient in monitoring and logging technologies such as Zabbix and Graylog
  • Detailed working knowledge of local and wide area networking and associated technologies, e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, VPN’s, etc.
  • Good understanding of storage environments and configuration, DAS, Synology NAS, Nimble SAN.
  • Experienced in managing backup technology and data platforms suchs as Cohesity.
  • Good understanding of Virtualisation technologies, with hands on experience of Vmware.
  • Detailed understanding and experience of cloud platforms and services, AWS, VMware Cloud, Azure, Office 365, Sharepoint, MS Teams.
  • Hands on Experience with scripting languages, e.g. Python, Bash, PowerShell etc.
  • Knowledge of configuration management and orchestration tools such as Puppet, SaltStack.
  • Good understanding of general security principles.
  • Knowledge of telephony systems and technologies (e.g. SIP trunks, 3CX PBX).
  • TCP/IP networking.
  • Knowledge of virtual desktop infrastructure RDS, Citrix, VMware Horizon, Parallels, etc.
  • Aruba / HP / Brocade Switch configuration and management.
  • Remote access and VPN technologies.
  • Knowledge of Database technology such as MariaDB / postgres
  • Experience of working with Cisco, Sophos, Fortinet, Palo Alto firewalls
  • Hands on experience with log aggregation and elastic search


Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear IT Recruitment Limited.

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Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator - 5086
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