Systems Administrator

Location Newry & Mourne, County Down
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 7 months ago
Contact Jamie Donnelly
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Job description

Systems Administrator

Location: Newry, Co. Down

Salary: Excellent Salary/Package

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a Systems Administrator based in Newry.

The Role

The Developer is responsible for the Development of new products and systems.

  • Design, Configuration, Support and Maintenance of Linux Services to SLA
  • Develop the processes/procedures as part of a continuous improvement approach to System and Service Delivery.
  • Work as part of a highly skilled technical team reporting to the Head of Technical Services.
  • Interaction with support teams globally
  • Work in an audited (SSAE18) environment using ITIL best practices.
  • Provide out-of-hours on-call support for the Unix Services that you provide.


The successful candidate will be an experienced IT professional, with extensive experience in Software engineering and Development.

  • 6 Years Linux Administration - Red Hat Enterprise 6/7 preferably but relevant experience with other Linux distributions would also be considered
  • Cloud experience (mainly AWS) an advantage.
  • Scripting Experience (Python, Ruby, Unix Shell scripts)
  • Load Balancing Technologies - working knowledge.
  • Experience working within an ITIL environment.
  • Experience in Administering EMC VNX SANs.
  • Familiarity with multi-tier web deployed systems
  • Capacity Management.
  • Backup solutions - working knowledge of 'Amanda' advantageous.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting hardware issues (mainly Dell and EMC )
  • A knowledge of any of the following would be beneficial : Apache Tomcat configuration, kdb+ , Nagios, Windows Server , VPNs and stunnels

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Jamie at at Grafton Recruitment OR call him on 02890323333

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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