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Unix/Linux App Support Specialist - Kerry - 55k

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, IT Trainer, Tech Writer, Graphics Design etc
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
South Ireland
€25,000 to €55,000 per annum
Solas Consulting Group
Job Ref:

Linux/Unix Applications Support Specialists and Graduates

My client has just contacted me looking for a Linux/Unix Applications Support Specialists and Graduates with Linux and UNIX to join their team in Kerry. If you have a passion for Linux and Unix, then this role could be for you. Graduates considered if you can demonstrate a passion for Linux.

� The Linux System Administrator will be responsible for the administration of the company's applications running on the Linux and Unix operating systems.
� The candidate in this role will be responsible for server administration, application of maintenance packs and vendor provided patches, investigation and troubleshooting of issues, and to provide support to application managers and developers.
� This position will be a key member in the Application Production Support Team and will support critical applications for Europe and North America.
� Work individually or in a team on various system projects related to UNIX and Linux and provide Application Support for applications running on these platforms.
� Assess and identify appropriate changes and make recommendations for implementation.
� Plan, prepare, test and apply maintenance fixes provided by the application vendors
� Develop test plans for implementing new software or new releases of the software
� Assist application developers with high level problem program debugging and correction
� Provide system support including off shift on call support as and when required.

Knowledge Requirements:
� Graduate with a demonstrable knowledge of scripting comand lines
� Other candidates with 1+ years experience supporting and administering UNIX & Linux environments
� Must have experience installing and configuration of the application software
� Must have experience in applying application patches and maintenance packs
� Thorough understanding of Unix file system structure and permissions
� Experience working with security hardening of the servers and audit requirements
� Must know korn shell and perl programming
� Experience with Red Hat, Suse Linux and AIX
� Certification or Training in WebSphere MQ is Plus

Required Skills/Abilities:
� 1-5+ years of Linux experience (RedHat/SuSE)
� Nice to have:-
� 2+ years of Perl experience
� 2+ years of korn shell experience
� Oracle SQL and Toad experience is Plus
� Excellent communication and documentation skills
� Must have quality team building skills, positive attitude, detail oriented, self motivated and strong project management skills.
� Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

If you are happy to be represented and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please send me an email back to or call me (T: 01 2449520) indicating if you wish to be represented by Solas Consulting Group.

Contact Details:
Solas Consulting Group
Tel: 01 2449520
Fax: (01) 677 9928
Contact: Solas Applications

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