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Linux Consultant

  • Salary: £450 - £550 per day
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Job reference: BBBH378474_1528974551

Job description

Linux Consultant

Sector: Investment Bank

Location: This position is based in Bank and is commutable from Surrey, Kent, Hertfordshire, Essex, South London, West London, North London, East London

Salary: £450-£550 per day

Our client International Investment Bank based in near Bank station London


  • Adhering to SLAs
  • ITIL Processes awareness and adhering to
  • Perform root cause analysis
  • Design and Plan Solutions
  • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Provide Solution for escalated calls
  • Defining processes and ensuring that the processes are adhered to
  • Oversees and is responsible for successful completion of Installation, configuration and migration
  • Understanding of Multi-geo support environment
  • Responsible for building / maintaining a test environment
  • Responsible for strategizing a backup plan and test plan for failure scenario
  • Improves and maintains customer and employee satisfaction
  • Planning Backup/Restoration Strategy for 24x7 operation support
  • Suggesting patches/upgrades to maintain security level
  • Testing / Auditing/processes as required from time to time
  • Identify Skill gaps and plan for training / knowledge updating
  • Perform H/W & performance tuning and maintenance
  • Day-to-Day reporting analysis tasks
  • Vendor co-ordination & followup
  • Technical Requirement:
  • Planning and designing Linux server provisioning
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining Linux Servers ( RHEL, SLES )
  • Planning and designing High availability soltion around Linux or Veritas Cluster
  • Installation and configuration of HA environment using Linux or Veritas Cluster.
  • Configuration and administration of Linux and Veritas logical volume manager.
  • Installing and Maintaining Linux Kickstart / AI environment
  • Patch and Package administration: Satellite Server, Yum
  • Writing shell scripts to acomplish day to day system administration task
  • Configuring and supporting HP C7000 Chassis, HP Blades/proliant/Rack Mount, IBM, Dell x86 Servers
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
  • Administer and configure various FS like Ext3/4, VxFS, XFS, Pseudo FS
  • Installation, configuration and management of Network bonding and I/O Multipathing
  • Capacity planning and fine tune system for optimal performance
  • Understanding of SAN and NAS storage.
  • Should possess knowledge of Storage and Network towers.
  • Administration of NIS or LDAP environment
  • Configuring Unix Security baseline
  • Performance Management & fine tuning
  • Experience in System Fault Tolerance Design, Business continuity and Disaster recovery planning
  • Vendor(OEM) Coordination to Troubleshoot and fix HW issues, co-ordination,install H/W, Firmware Planning
  • Work on Problem management case (Collecting re-occurring incidents)
  • Advance patch Management for large count UNIX/Linux Servers in Enterpirse Data Center using Satellite/opsware/BladeLogic
  • Advance Cluster set up using IO fencing, More than 3 nodes, Enterprise Storage Access, Multiple Fail Over scenario, geo Cluster, Across Chasis, custom Application service Group etc
  • UNIX Virtual servers (LPAR,LDOM,HP-VM,KVM) Architecture Design inclusing H/W, Resource Assignation etc
  • Planning and Testing Disaster recovery solution.
  • Server Migration planning for P2P, P2V,V2V
  • problem Analysis and Resolution for mass issue and latest technology upgrade in environment based on business goals
  • Architecture design for HLD, LLD, BOM finalization for Enterpise Data center Server hosting
  • Advance Job Automation on enterpise/critical servers with significant business impact
  • Enterprise level Server Storage Configuration of DAS, SAN & NAS, ISCSI with reduntant fault tolerance set up, high performance impact

Other Skills/Expereince

  • Worked on Production systems
  • Datacenter understanding
  • Experience with Server Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching
  • Experience on following will be added advantage
  • - Samba
  • - DNS
  • - NIS+
  • - Sendmail
  • - LDAP
  • - Monitoring Tools (like BMC Patrol, HP openview, IBM Tivoli)

If you have the skills and experience please do not hesitate to contact Suthan Karuna at AndersElite and upload an up to date CV

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