Linux Systems Administrator - City Centre

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Linux Systems Administrator - City Centre
Salary: £35K - £45K per annum

Linux Systems Administrator required for a prestigious finance company in central Edinburgh.

The Company

This company aren't your typical financial services firm, they are an award-winning company who have built most of their estate on Linux. They are based in their stunning offices in Edinburgh City Centre.

You will be an integral part of the wider technical team and act as an escalation point for issues relating to the wider IT estate.

The Role

The role requires an experienced Linux Engineer to come on board to assist with installation and configuration of systems as well as daily systems monitoring.

Joining a highly technical IT Manager, you'll be a dedicated Linux Specialist so an an interest in all things Linux is essential. The company are focused on creating their products using the latest tools, and so you'll be as passionate as them about emerging tech.

Due to the size of the technical team, the role is essential to ensuring that the day to day running of the infrastructure environment so needs someone who is perceptive and proactive about determining any potential improvements or changes that need to be made.


You'll be a Linux specific engineer with a strong knowledge of Windows too. The company offer a collaborative environment, and you'll be a strong communicator who can express opinions, give and take criticism and work well within the team environment.

Ideally, the company are looking for someone with experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), BASH scripting and a wee bit of Windows knowledge too.

You will also have most of the following key skills and experience:

** Debian Linux / Apache / MySQL / PHP (aka LAMP stack)
** Postfix / Dovecot / ClamAV / Spamassassin / Mailpiler
** SSH
** Oracle Virtualbox / VMWare ESXi Virtualisation
** Wiki (particularly DokuWiki) for internal Documentation
** Bash scripting

Salary and Location

The company is based in Edinburgh. It's an easily accessible and central part of town. The salary on offer is competitive, offering between £35,000 to £45,000 for the right candidate.

If this role sounds of interest and relevant to you, please hit apply or reach out to Mike at Cathcart Associates.

Linux Systems Administrator / Linux Engineer / UNIX Engineer / UNIX Systems Administrator / DevOps / Chef / Puppet / Ansible / Storage / Server / Automation / Optimisation / Permanent / Edinburgh / Perth /Fife / Falkirk / Larbert / Edinburgh / Glasgow


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