Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Kerry

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
West Ireland, South Ireland
Salary Description:
Competitive Package
Red Chair Recruitment
Job Ref:

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Market Rates

Large Enterprise Client, Complex Environment

Red Chair Recruitment is looking for a Senior Linux System Engineer to work within our client's technical delivery team in Kerry.

About You:

  • Common sense attitude
  • Good communicator (we work globally so strong written and verbal skills are an absolute requirement)
  • Have experience in a similar position (5+ years)
  • Solid understanding of Linux and/or UNIX operating systems
  • Proven troubleshooting skills and analytical mind set
  • Team orientated and happy to reach out for assistance or assist others
  • Automation/scripting experience is highly desirable
  • Experience supporting Oracle RAC highly desirable
  • Experience with enterprise storage (EMC) and networking (Cisco)
  • Experience training/mentoring junior staff advantageous


  • Operating system engineering (Linux)
    • RPM based Linux distributions
    • RAC
    • PowerPath, Multipath
    • kickstart, cobbler
  • System performance assessment and OS tuning
  • Scripting (bash, ksh, nsh, python, perl)
  • Integrate new technologies into environment working directly with the Architecture teams
  • Produce and maintain internal knowledgebase articles
  • Service application and infrastructure requests
  • Provide expertise during critical issue response
  • On-call and out of hours support on rotation
  • A valid passport and ability to travel to the USA

For further information and a fully detailed job specification, please reach out to us on 064 66 22 007 for a confidential chat.

Contact Details:
Red Chair Recruitment
Tel: +353 64 66 22 007
Contact: Zack Birdthistle

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