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Linux System Administrator

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    ConSol UK Infrastructure & Telecommunications

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    €180 - €220 per day

  • Contact:

    Christian Dy

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


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  • Client:

    ConSol Partners

Title: Linux Systems Administrator

Duration: 6 months

Possibility of contract extensions based on performances

Location: Fully Remote working on the CET time zone (Must be an EU Citizen, Bluecard holder or hold a residence permit an EU country)

Background information:

Our client is looking for an Linux Systems Administrator to join their Platform Operations Unit. The primary purpose of this position is to operate, maintain and troubleshoot systems, services, configurations, and core applications deployed within the Infrastructure and Platform Operations Unit. Responsibilities include participating in planning and development of new features; proactive management of the environments as well as the forecasting of capacity needs; assisting with the deployment of new applications and services; working with other teams and play a key role in optimizing services.

Required Profile:

Systems Administrator with excellent communication skills who will work directly with costumers and other technical teams across the organization. Strong technical understanding of information systems to address issues, investigate problems, interact with vendors, and serve as technical expert. The position has a 24×7 support requirement, so the incumbent must be willing, able, and available to participate in a regular on-call rotation, work a flexible schedule, and respond to out-of-band emergencies when the need arises.

Scope of Work / Duties of Consultant:

  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot Linux systems within an enterprise-server environment
  • Maintain best practices and procedures for patch management, bug fixes, and operating

systems upgrades.

  • Identify areas of enhancement and deploy automated processes to minimize human
  • Perform root cause analysis to troubleshoot system errors and client system issues.
  • Define and implement security best practices and hardening of the Linux Server and related


  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Technical Skills:

The resource MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of Linux systems administration, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools
  • Experience using Red Hat Satellite, or an equivalent tool, to centrally manage servers in an

enterprise environment

  • Experience with patching, updating and bug remediation for Linux OS and third-party
  • Bash Scripting

The resource SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of Windows and Active Directory Operating
  • Knowledge of Virtualization platform such as VMWare, Hyper-V
  • Scripting expertise and knowledgeable on automation tools
  • Experience or basic knowledge of Incident Management, Problem Management, Service

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Required Soft Skills:

  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Strong customer service orientation and presentation
  • Strong problem solving and analytical
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must assist, guide, and share information with technical and non-technical personnel
  • Must be able to work well within the team and others in a work environment

Desirable certifications:

  • Certifications such as Red Hat Certified Engineer are an advantage
  • ITIIL v3 or v4 recommended but not

Teleworking Option:

☒ Yes ☐ No

On-call requirements:

☒ One week per month (rotation is subject to the number of team members)

  • May be required on an exceptional basis
  • Not required
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