Linux Systems Administrator
Wellington, New Zealand
3h ago

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

Our Platform Services teams support a whole range of organisations, providing IT support across a range of technologies and applications.

We’re made up of 50+ service professionals, and we are continuously growing.

About the Role

This role would suit someone who has in depth knowledge of LINUX Systems, an analytical approach to problem solving and has experience working across multiple environments.

A team player that looks for the best solution to support our clients.

We're looking for passion, ambition, depth and breadth of core knowledge along with the adaptability to cross-train in other areas as market demands.

What you'll do

  • Administers the on-going operation of LINUX systems for Datacom and their customers by adhering to production regimes.
  • Administers, troubleshoots and maintains LINUX servers (OS and Hardware and related components) across all supported environments.
  • Performs capacity planning, operating system related tuning and optimization to ensure maximum system uptime and performance to meet established SLAs.
  • Plan, implement and monitor backup and recovery of systems and related components using the agreed backup methodology.
  • Input to and maintain BCP and DR processes and documentation where applicable.
  • Carry out proactive tasks such as incident trending, monitoring and tuning thresholds, task automation and improving existing toolsets.
  • Manage file systems and attached storage on LINUX platforms.
  • Administer LINUX software packages and patches.
  • Implement, maintain and enforce operating system security according to established security policies and standards.
  • What you'll bring

  • Specific knowledge of RedHat Systems
  • Additional knowledge of Unix / Linux - Solaris, AIX, Oracle Linux etc.
  • Knowledge of Ansible
  • Passion about Automation and public cloud technologies.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to work directly with our clients
  • A real eye for detail
  • An analytical approach to problem solving and the patience to work through a range of queries
  • A "can-do" attitude and enthusiastic approach
  • Why Datacom

    We have over 6,500 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia's largest professional IT services companies.

    We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

    With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

    If you are keen to be part of a great team, please apply online! All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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