Junior UNIX Administrator / Support Engineer

Job Title: Junior UNIX Administrator / Support Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: £150 - 185 per day
Reference: LinuxAdmin
Contact Name: James Walker
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Job Published: August 31, 2018 14:28

Job Description

Junior UNIX Administrator / Support Engineer: 
Our client, a market leading telecommunications company urgently requires a Junior UNIX Administrator / Support Engineer, to take part on a rolling 12 month project with our client in Reading. 
The ideal Unix Administrator will have approximately 2 years Unix experience working on a client site, but is also a great opportunity to develop your skills as you will shadow other experts within the organisation and receive extensive coaching as you go. This will develop your skills, giving yourself a boost for the next stage of your career. 
Responsibilities of the Unix Adminstrator / Support Engineer include: 

  • Working with the customer technical staff to replace the faulty parts in the systems and support the customer’s testing
  • Running the designated acceptance testing once a part is replaced
  • Build up your coding knowledge and be able to investigate the issues thoroughly before escalating to R&D
  • Use the provided test tools to capture and investigate the logs required by R&D
  • Communicating with customers to establish problems
  • Investigating and resolving customer problems within the contracted SLAs
  • Updating the call tracking system, providing status updates and action plans, providing customer resolution reports for issues
  • Provide technical support to EMEA delivery and support teams

Skills& Experience of the Unix Adminstrator / Support Engineer include:

  • Solid experience working with UNIX (Solaris or Redhat Linux)
  • UNIX System Administration skills
  • Proven coding experience
  • Experience of installing, upgrading and configuring computer hardware and software
  • Knowledge of mobile networks preferred but not essential
  • Good understanding of software engineering principles
  • Understanding of the SIP protocol
  • Experience working with HP and Sun platforms
  • Experience working with IP networks, Cisco router configuration
  • Experience of site visits to replace hardware components
  • Must be prepared to travel regularly in the UK

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to further their skills and obtain a long term contract with a company providing cutting edge technology solutions. If this is of interest, please apply ASAP.

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