Linux Red Hat Administrator

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Linux Red Hat Administrator




Ref: E9672SD

Job Description

Experienced Linux Red Hat Administrator required to join my Dublin based client for an initial 12 month contract paying a strong daily rate for the right candidate.

Red Hat Linux Administrator

Job Responsibilities

  • Build, install, configure, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environments;
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of the Red Hat environment;
  • Research root cause of problems and escalate to engineering and vendor support as necessary;
  • Develop, automate, and implement operations best practices, including Active Directory integrations, advanced network configuration, Operating System Hardening;
  • Effectively collaborate with Server, Storage, Network, Development, and Support teams.
  • Follow established Enterprise change management procedures;
  • Participate in Business Continuation / Disaster Recovery infrastructure planning, building, and testing;
  • Must have the ability to understand and relate to new products, technology, strategy and be able to follow directions.


In addition, candidates should:

  • Be responsive to business needs, having an ability to react quickly and to deliver quality end products and services;
  • Be able to analyse a problem and devise an effective solution;
  • Have a strong ability to develop and manage people across many teams and disciplines;
  • Possess the ability to understand technical concepts and explain them clearly to users unfamiliar with computer technology;
  • Be self-motivated and direct, with the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Be able to manage performance through effective monitoring, coaching, and feedback;
  • Use sound judgement to deal with situations and in communication between teams;
  • Be competent with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint;
  • Have the ability to identify and evaluate resources and plan for the utilisation throughout the execution of comprehensive, long range plans;
  • Have the ability to devise new approaches to make improvements or to solve problems;
  • Have an ability and willingness to approach solutions in a hands-on manner when required.




Experience Required

Experience/Qualifications required


  • A degree level qualification, preferably in Computer Science, ICT, or Telecommunications;
  • 2+ years’ Linux Admin experience;
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Linux, ideally holding Red Hat Certified System Administrator;
  • Advanced experience with Red Hat Linux versions: RHEL 5, RHEL 6, and RHEL 7;
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools to find problems, issue resolution/troubleshooting, and/or issue escalation;
  • Proven ability to provide ownership of technical issues from assignment until resolution in accordance with Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Proven experience in bash scripting

Essential and Desirable Skills

Desirable Experience:
The following are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with automation technologies such as kickstart, RedHat Satellite, Ansible or puppet.
  • Experience with VMWare virtualisation technologies and ESXi
  • Experience with Tomcat / JBoss Web applications


Working Hours & Benefits

40 Hours per week

Strong Daily Rate

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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