One of the UK's largest lending banks is looking for a Unix / Linux Platform Engineer to join their support teams, either in Sheffield or London.
At £300 per day (LTD) your main responsibility will be to provide technical leadership in the design, engineering, implementation and maintenance of the Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 platform and associated tooling, infrastructure and storage.
You will also provide 3 rd line support for the domain and this will require troubleshooting techniques and deep technical understanding of all Solaris 10 and 11 platforms.
· Regular and timely production of monthly patch sets · Review, packaging and testing of patches for critical vulnerabilities · Development and maintenance of the Solaris deployment mechanism · Set global Solaris standards, test and certify in lab facility · Working with vendors, produce best practice solutions for the domain · Provide consultancy, guidance and collaborate with architecture, projects, support and other engineering teams · 3rd Line support to all regional Unix and Linux teams To be considered you must have · Extensive experience and proven track record in Unix/Linux engineering for the Solaris platform · Thorough understanding of the management processes required to run large multi-country IT installations · Analytical with the ability to understand and resolve complex problems · Excellent shell scripting ability with good programming skills (Python, Perl) Experience of the financial sector is also desirable.
This is an immediate requirement initially for 6 months.
Please apply now if you have the skills and experience detailed above.
Zoon is operating as an Employment Business for this vacancy.