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Advertiser: Devonshire

Job Title: Unix & Storage Engineer
Rate:£35K to £40K Per Year
Description: Unix & Storage Engineer - 3rd Line, UNIX, AIX, Solaris, Red Hat Linux, Storage, SAN, pSeries - Permanent - Salary between 38,00 - 44,000 (dependent on experience) - FLEXIBLE LOCATION (Tewkesbury/Leicester/Cheshire) -

Please note - The successful candidate can be based at the clients sites in either Tewkesbury, Leicester or Cheshire depending on their preference.

Job Purpose:

The systems administrator works as part of the Unix and Storage team. This position is required to design and implement Unix strategy’s and provide 3rd line IT support for various sites around Europe.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide third line support responding to Helpdesk referrals. Support hardware & software for Unix Server operating systems, virtualisation technologies and storage solutions.
* Prioritise problems based on severity and urgency and track all outstanding incidents until successful resolution or re-allocation.
* Provide a lead role in the design, implementation, testing, and support of new solutions.
* Perform routine tasks for system maintenance as required
* Ensure fit for purpose technologies are deployed in line with IT governance and budget constraints.
* Ensure auditable tractability for all assets during moves, installs, upgrades, disposals
* Conduct routine hardware and software audits to ensure compliance with established ITIL policies and procedures
* Maintain solution documentation and accuracy of the configuration management database (CMDB)
* Flexible approach to working as travel and unsociable hours are often required


* Strong knowledge of Linux, Solaris and AIX operating systems
* Current knowledge of storage technologies and platforms
* Experience of working with a team of IT System engineers and infrastructure across a multi-site environment
* Thorough understanding of IBM P Series and Storage Platforms
* Good organisational skills, the ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities at the same time
* Strong English communication skills and ability to work individually or as part of a team
* Good problem solving and decision making skills
* Experience of ITIL and Prince 2 methodologies
Skills Required: 3rd Line, UNIX, AIX, Solaris, Red Hat Linux, Storage, SAN, pSeries
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Scott Thomas Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0207 469 0800 Contact Fax: 0207 469 0801
Reference: UN01 Added: 02-06-2017
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