Linux Administrator

Location Dublin
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email:
Job ref: 1212
Published: 8 months ago

Our client is a global technical services provider.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Solaris/Linux Administrator to join our Remote Infrastructure Management team. Your role will involve: 

• Proactive monitoring of managed service components
• Preventative maintenance
• Maintenance and administration of the Solaris and Linux environments
• Maintenance and administration of NetBackup and Commvault environments
• SAN Storage management and allocation
• Resolving issues with vendors including Oracle, Red Hat and Veritas
• Day to day administration of the Solaris and Linux environments.
• Manage faults reactively, diagnosing and resolving faults when they arise
• Manage fault calls assigned to the role
• Draft and implement agreed Change Requests
• Maintain software and hardware to supported levels, patching/upgrading as required.
• Installation, integration and maintenance and administration of central services.
• Handling complex escalated technical customer or partner issues.
• On site debugging of complex hardware and/or software issues
• Support, analysis and proactive monitoring of Network and servers with appropriate software tools and method.
• Update and upgrade complex IT products and systems
• Handling and resolving routine tasks and problems
• Makes knowledge available to partners and colleagues.
• Ownership of assigned tasks and resolution of customer problems within SLA


• 3+ years proven experience actively working with Oracle or Red Hat Linux and/or Solaris in a production operational environment
• Fully familiar with standard operational activity including, scheduling, batch run, backup and recovery, Unix Scripting, User Management and Monitoring.
• Knowledge of the Veritas tool set including Foundation Suite, Clustering and NetBackup. 
• Familiarity with the concepts of Unix storage and ideally have worked with SUN/Oracle, EMC or Fujitsu disk storage solutions.
• AWS Cloud technologies 
• A self-starter and should be able to operate in customer facing environment with minimal supervision. 
• Well-developed excellent communication skills both written and verbal, proven experience of technical documentation production, can demonstrate technical leadership

The Rewards:

As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.


Please contact Michael Brennan at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4641 or email your C.V in Word/pdf format to