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Unix Engineer - Outside IR35

Venesky-Brown

Posted on Nov 22, 2022 by Venesky-Brown

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£564 - £564 Daily
Contract/Project
Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Unix Engineer for an initial 6 month contract with option to extend on a rate of £564/day (Outside of IR35). This role will be hybrid based.

Responsibilities:

-Provide expert guidance on setup and support for current platform
-Continue to drive service improvements across security and system vulnerabilities
-Maintain existing platform to include future provisioning and best practice setup
-Disaster Recovery design & implementation for Solaris
-Storage Management for Solaris, RHEL & Windows on NetApp
-Ansible automation of OS and Application and deployments/upgrades
-Develop and maintain site monitoring for Solaris, NetApp & Oracle using REST APIs, InfluxDB, Grafana & Nagios
-RHEL AD integration using IDM, Winbind and OneIdentity Authentication Services
-Solaris AD integration using OneIdentity Authentication Services
-Regular RHEL, Solaris patching and security hardening
-Red Hat Satellite management
-Solaris IPS repo management
-Security analysis/remediation of in-house Legacy Solaris applications
-Jenkins administration and pipeline creation
-Implement and support Load Balancer technologies such as HAProxy and keepalived
-CommVault backup administration and agent deployment/configuration for Solaris OS and Oracle DBs and for RHEL OS and MongoDBs
-ZFS administration
-Work with wider assurance function to ensure DR testing procedures are well established and performant. Requirement for Unix engineering services
-Support and deploy PaloAlto XDR across Estate

Essential Skills:

Unix
-RHEL 6/7/8 System administration
-Solaris administration
-Solaris Zone administration
-Oracle VM administration using Oracle VM Manager
-Red Hat Satellite administration
-Automation

Jenkins
-System configuration
-Pipeline creation and management
-Shell Scripting, specifically Bash and Perl
-Ansible, including Ansible Tower deployment and administration
-Load Balancer technologies, eg HAProxy and keepalived
-Grafana, Nagios and InfluxDB
-Agile working practices, including Kanban/Scrum, retrospectives, VFQ.
-Cyber Essentials Plus methodology
-Customer focused, through proactive engagement
-Risk aware, focused on risk reduction and mitigation
-Effective team working and technical decision making
-Designing and leading infrastructure projects
-Creativity - taking new approaches to tackle problems; embracing innovation and sharing knowledge with a range of stakeholders
-Strong documentation skills
-DevOps practices, including automation of infrastructure

Desirable Skills:

-General security design and architecture knowledge
-Support of Oracle DBs on Solaris
-Understanding Oracle SW & HW license model
-Support of MongoDB on RHEL
-Python
-Hashicorp Vault, including deployment and administration
-Hashicorp Vault Secrets Management
-Hashicorp Vault Architectural Design and Implementation
-Backup
-CommVault
-NetApp
-Ontap 9 CLI
-REST API
-MetroCluster

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

Reference: 1800516259

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