London, England, Up to £550 per day
Job Type: Contract
Managed by: Contract Data Team
The world's largest FinTech is seeking a skilled Linux Systems Administrator to join the team responsible for managing a large and diverse spread of Linux, Solaris, AIX and Windows servers. You will handle all aspects of operating system administration including configuration management, task orchestration, kernel and performance tunables and filesystems; taking ownership and initiative and communicating with stakeholders. You'll work with vendors and take primary team escalations, diagnose and fix problems.
You'll be working with modern, open source tooling and maintaining mission critical systems hosting a wide variety of applications. You should have a good understanding of automation / automated workflow.
Please note you will be required to work from 0600 until 1430 (6am to 2.30pm); a car service will be provided to get you to the office in the morning (from London / Greater London area); weekend work is also a requirements for this position. You'll be based in amazing City offices with a huge range of onsite facilities.
*Extensive Linux Systems Administration experience
*Experience with interpreted languages (such as Python, Ruby, Perl) and shell scripting (ksh or bash ideal)
*Experience working in a 24/7 production engineering environment
*Collaborative team member with strong communication skills
*Nice to have: Windows Systems Administration experience, configuration management experience (Chef, CFEngine, Puppet)
Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this contract Linux Systems Administrator opportunity.