Contract Linux System Administrator

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Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
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Competitive salary offered
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We have an excellent opportunity for a day rate contract Linux System Administrator to work on a client site for our Tier1 customer starting in September (or sooner if possible) for a 6 month initial contract with a very strong potential to extend for the right candidate. We're looking to speak to contractors with ASAP availability.

The successful contractor will be managing enterprise Red Hat Servers in both production and test environments. (RHEL6 & 7). Tasks will include standard Sys Admin tasks such as server hardening, patching and improving security, server commissioning and decommissioning, user account management. Strong competence automating tasks using through Ansible, Bash, Python script is required Previous experience migrating production Servers to RHEL7 would be a distinct advantage. Strong VMware experience is also required. Day to day tasks will include troubleshooting, managing service desk tickets and incidents, resolution/escalation management and liaising with vendors. The wider infrastructure stack is HP/IBM Servers, Windows Server, Active Directory, Citrix, & VMware.

This role is a long term role in a contractor reliant environment, we are looking for technically sound contractors with excellent client facing skills, strong communication skills. Our clients team is lean so this job is not one for the 9-5 advocate. Remote working is available but our client has a very strong preference for one day a week on site in Ireland. For a conversation in confidence please contact Turlach today

Please note - this is an ASAP start contract role. Please do not apply if you do not have a current EU/UK passport or Irish Work permit as sponsorship is not available

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Contact: Turlach McAlister

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