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Data Centre Systems Administrator (Permanent)

Location: Durham Country: UK Rate: £40021 - £50026 per annum

Datacentre Systems Administrator

Location either based in Durham or Essex

Sopra Steria Recruitment are looking for a Datacentre Systems Administrator to join their team.

The main responsibilities of the Datacentre System Administrator will be:

  • The installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of the Storage Area Network (SAN) and AIX/Linux/Solaris Servers
  • Systems administration of hardware and software in the production and development environments
  • Provide out of hours support on a standby basis
  • To improve, enhance, streamline and document Datacentre systems
  • Provide technical advice as part of multi-disciplinary project teams on capital investment projects.

To be considered for the role, the Datacentre System Administrator will need have experience with the following:

  • Proficient in the Installation/Patching of AIX/Linux/Solaris Servers to agreed standards
  • Proficient in the maintenance of production, test and development environments relating to the online services.
  • Proficient in the maintenance of high availability AIX/Linux/Solaris Servers in support of 24x7 services
  • Proficient in the establishment and monitoring of backup and job scheduling in Cron and 3rd party tools such as COS Batch and Automic
  • Proficient in the administration of enterprise level scheduling systems relating to regular system activities such as Backups, FTP transmission, Reports, Monitoring, Alerting etc.
  • Experienced in the diagnosis and resolution of problems relating to AIX/Linux/Solaris Servers and storage availability
  • Proficient in monitoring and maintaining quality assurance by checking the consistency, continuity and coherence of supported services
  • Comfortable to represent the team in meetings to cover operational requirements both for new projects and to feedback issues to about current systems
  • Undertake advanced administration tasks as required eg to support problem resolution
  • Able to support the development teams in deploying applications and solving problems
  • Participate in the out of hours standby support rota

If you are an experienced Datacentre Systems Administrator and you are looking for a new opportunity, please apply now!

Datacentre Systems Administrator

Sopra Steria Recruitment is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI 100 and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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Posted Date: 22 May 2019 Reference: JS-DATA CENTRE SYSTEMS Employment Agency: Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited Contact: Carly Mee