Senior Linux Sys Admin - VMware, Linux, Puppet, Python, Nagios


£500 - £650 a day

Senior Linux Administrator (DevOps) - VMware, Linux, Puppet, Python, Nagios.

Senior Linux Administrator required for a leading data management technology company based in Windsor. The main role will involve support the design, implementation and maintenance of high performance, optimised cage, rack and server layouts for customer's hosted solutions. You can expect to be involved in hardware testing before deployment and use your strong troubleshooting experience to assist in the resolution of integration issues and will be expected to occasionally participate in a 24/7 on-call rota.

You will be required to oversee the ongoing delivery, administration and security compliance of backups, storage and related services across the data hosted environment.

You will need to have strong scripting skills and deep knowledge and commercial experience of Linux administration, preferably using RedHat/CentOS and strong knowledge of Cisco and VMWare technologies along with previous build experience.

Please note there will be a technical test as part the process.

Key skills needed.
Extensive commercial Linux administration experience (RHCE/RHCSA preferred)
VMware vSphere 5.x with vCenter configuration and admin experience
Puppet or Chef configuration and management
Cisco networking Layers 2 and 3, Nexus, and certifications (CCNA/CCNP)
Strong scripting skills (Shell, Perl, Python)
EMC VNX configuration and management experience
Service monitoring and alerting (Nagios preferred)
ITIL knowledge (principals and application)
VMWare qualifications beneficial (VCP)

If interested, please apply via the link or contact me directly at
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Posted by Lafosse Contractors, 04 May