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Linux Platform Administrator

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Recruiter: Deerfoot
Listed on: 13th September
Location: City of London
Salary/Rate: £450 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Linux Platform Administrator
International Banking Group - Initial 3 Month Contract
PAYE Umbrella: £500pd + 17.3% PAYE Uplift*
Remote Working

As a preferred and trusted recruitment partner to this international banking group for over eight years, we are assisting in the hire of a contract Linux Administrator to join them on an initial 3-month contract (very likely to extend).

As a Linux specialist, you will be responsible for managing, maintaining and enhancing Linux / Unix related technologies across the estate, working as a part of a team providing 24/7 support internationally with a drive towards automation.

Primary Responsibilities
*Take part in the team rota including on-call and weekend working
*Deliver against team BAU responsibilities
*Identify savings across project & BAU activities to be implemented through automation involving a process flow of Service Now -> AWX -> Ansible / scripting
*Ensure that all project/investment related workloads are delivered according to plans and defined budgets
*Support customer requirements through ticket-based task management as well as implementation of automation

Key Skills / Experience Required
*In depth Linux Red Hat and Solaris (incl. systems internals and kernel tuning)
*Red Hat Satellite
*Ansible
*AWX
*REST API integration
*Scripting
*CI/CD pipelines and other automation concepts
*DevOps Mentality
*Git (or other source code control software)

Highly Desirable: Service Now Automation / Integration; GitHub, Subversion, TeamCity; CyberArk; Splunk and QRadar, Qualys.

*Inside IR35 (PAYE Umbrella): This contract is Inside IR35 and you will need to contract via an Umbrella company on PAYE. The day rate on offer is £500 + a 17.3% uplift. The uplift covers Employer's NI (13.8%), Pension (3%) and the Apprenticeship Levy (0.5%) so that these are not deducted from your day rate. With the uplift, the total paid to your umbrella per day is £586.50.

We have worked with this client for over eight years and have assisted over 100 individuals secure both contract and permanent IT opportunities here. Feedback from those individuals has always been positive, and almost all contract positions extend beyond their initial term, so renewals are highly likely.

Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd is one of the UK's leading IT Recruitment Agencies. Established in 1997, we have over twenty years of experience as IT Recruitment Specialists and practice a meticulous recruitment service for our clients. We will never send your CV anywhere without your full email authorisation and only after you have seen the full and complete details on this opportunity. Deerfoot is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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