Linux Support Engineer

Job Category:
Technical Support - L 1, 2,3
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
itContracting – an eir evo company
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itContracting are currently seeking applicants for a Linux Support Engineer. This is a 6-month position, day contractor position, with the possibility of further extensions. This role will require you to work overnight Irish working hours.


- Supporting day to day Linux administration for our client’s global offices.
- Day to day issues that arise on Linux environments, troubleshooting OS, App issues particularly on any Red Hat Linux servers in the region.
- Applying of patching, and remediating any issues which are detected by the Nessus Tenable scanning software for the Red Hat Linux servers (monthly maintenance and critical system patching)
- Monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimisation.
- Linux OS Upgrades (help to upgrade EOL Linux servers, build out new servers to replace and/or replace upgrade to get to supported platforms (i.e. upgrade from RHEL6 to RHEL8 etc)


- Linux Operating Systems (Command line interface to administer OS performance, log files navigation and deploy releases)
- Extensive familiarity with Linux systems and servers
- RHEL Linux Administration various versions experience
- Red Hat Satellite
- Experienced in patching, compiling, securing and resolving issues with Linux servers in an agile environment
- Confident know how to back up and restore files for your users
- Strong know how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot hardware systems
- Self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work on own initiative
- Teammate displaying ability to work with others within and outside the team and a willingness to be flexible to assist in achieving the overall goals of the team
- Enthusiastic, committed and proactive approach to problem solving

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 1G/4 Visa to apply.

For more information please apply here or contact Niall Moloney/

eir evo / itContracting is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability. eir evo / itContracting apply all relevant Data Protection laws when processing your Personal Data.

If you choose to apply to this opportunity and share your CV or other personal information with eir evo / itContracting, these details will be held by us in accordance with our privacy policy used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at eir evo / itContracting.

Ref: ITC5152

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Contact Details:
itContracting – an eir evo company
Tel: 1890 911 211
Contact: Niall Moloney

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