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Principal Unix Administrator

  • Location:

    Redhill, Surrey

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Josh Kowalczyk

  • Contact Email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Principal Unix Administrator required by a market leading company located in Redhill, Surrey. Our client is looking for an experienced Principal Unix Administrator who has relevant experience working on the Unix and Linux platform.

Key Responsibilities;

  • System administration of Unix and Linux Systems
  • Maintaining an estate of Unix and Linux servers
  • Create and maintain effective documentation of Unix & Linux systems, SAN systems, disk layout and configurations.
  • Benchmarking applications on Unix and Linux systems
  • Ensure effective overall system performance
  • Take the lead on assigned Infrastructure projects ensuring they are well planned and delivered on time and on budget.
  • Provide 3rd Line Support
  • Providing support to relevant departments

Key Requirements;

  • Solaris 10 or 11 Systems Administration


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 / CentOS 7 Systems Administration

Any experience of the following would be beneficial;

  • Solaris Zones and LDOMs
  • Solaris ZFS
  • Sun/Oracle SPARC based hardware
  • Red Hat Satellite Server
  • Red Hat Logical Volume Manager
  • CentOS Spacewalk
  • HP Blade hardware
  • Veritas Cluster Server
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • SAN Storage Administration
  • Fibre channel networks/zoning (preferably Brocade)
  • Centrify/AD Integration for Unix and Linux
  • Unix Bourne & Korn Shell Scripting, Perl, AWK

If you are seeking a role of this nature please contact or call 02380 765302.