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Linux Administrator

Linux Administrator

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £76 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Linux Administrator

£76 per hour inside ir35

Stevenage - onsite working

6 months (extension highly likely)

One stage virtual interview

Sector: Space & Cyber Security

SC cleared required - UK eyes only project

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Linux Administrator to work with a world leading space and cyber security company that is on the cutting edge of spacecraft technology

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team as the key engineer responsible for the development of that project's Red Hat solution


  • Developing a build environment with Satellite and Ansible
  • Deploying and configuring servers using this build environment
  • Document the deployment platform and server configuration.
  • Security hardening systems.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information.
  • Work with Security to ensure that solutions comply with regulatory and security policies.
  • Recommend improvements to existing infrastructure and processes.
  • Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of system performance.
  • Smooth the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.

Core Skills:

  • Experience developing and improving Ansible playbooks and roles; specifically as part of a build process.
  • Shell Scripting (bash/python/perl/ksh...)
  • Revision control tools e.g. Git, Subversion (SVN), Bitbucket, Mercurial
  • RHEL Administration
  • Management of Red Hat Satellite
  • An understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience supporting systems running databases
  • Linux administrator of at least 5 years of experience

Desirable Skills:

  • Implementation of Linux Directory Services (LDAP), specifically with respect to Linux/Windows integration
  • LVM
  • OS Hardening
  • Storage products (Netapp/EVA)
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