Unix Engineer - Outside IR35

East Lothian
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Solaris (Operating System) Administrative Operations Red Hat Enterprise Linux Oracle Applications Unix Automation NetApp Applications Authentications HAProxy Infrastructure Management Nagios Ansible Load Balancing Grafana Influxdb Hashicorp Restful Api Commvault Jenkins Innovation Microsoft Windows Agile Methodology Architecture Architectural Design Bash Shell Make decisions System Configuration Creatividad DevOps Disaster Recovery Perl (Programming Language) General Security Python (Programming Language) MongoDB Data ONTAP (Server Appliance) Scrum Methodology Public Service Writing Documentation Risk Analysis Satellites Security Analysis Shell Script Vault (Revision Control System) Stakeholder Management Service Orientation Risk Reduction Testing Data Storage Management Site Inspection Kanban System Administration Team-working Self Motivation ZFS File System Ansible Tower


Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Unix Engineer for an initial 6 month contract with option to extend on a rate of £564/day (Outside of IR35). This role will be hybrid based.


-Provide expert guidance on setup and support for current platform
-Continue to drive service improvements across security and system vulnerabilities
-Maintain existing platform to include future provisioning and best practice setup
-Disaster Recovery design & implementation for Solaris
-Storage Management for Solaris, RHEL & Windows on NetApp
-Ansible automation of OS and Application and deployments/upgrades
-Develop and maintain site monitoring for Solaris, NetApp & Oracle using REST APIs, InfluxDB, Grafana & Nagios
-RHEL AD integration using IDM, Winbind and OneIdentity Authentication Services
-Solaris AD integration using OneIdentity Authentication Services
-Regular RHEL, Solaris patching and security hardening
-Red Hat Satellite management
-Solaris IPS repo management
-Security analysis/remediation of in-house Legacy Solaris applications
-Jenkins administration and pipeline creation
-Implement and support Load Balancer technologies such as HAProxy and keepalived
-CommVault backup administration and agent deployment/configuration for Solaris OS and Oracle DBs and for RHEL OS and MongoDBs
-ZFS administration
-Work with wider assurance function to ensure DR testing procedures are well established and performant. Requirement for Unix engineering services
-Support and deploy PaloAlto XDR across Estate

Essential Skills:

-RHEL 6/7/8 System administration
-Solaris administration
-Solaris Zone administration
-Oracle VM administration using Oracle VM Manager
-Red Hat Satellite administration

-System configuration
-Pipeline creation and management 
-Shell Scripting, specifically Bash and Perl
-Ansible, including Ansible Tower deployment and administration
-Load Balancer technologies, eg HAProxy and keepalived
-Grafana, Nagios and InfluxDB
-Agile working practices, including Kanban/Scrum, retrospectives, VFQ.
-Cyber Essentials Plus methodology
-Customer focused, through proactive engagement
-Risk aware, focused on risk reduction and mitigation
-Effective team working and technical decision making
-Designing and leading infrastructure projects
-Creativity - taking new approaches to tackle problems; embracing innovation and sharing knowledge with a range of stakeholders
-Strong documentation skills
-DevOps practices, including automation of infrastructure

Desirable Skills:

-General security design and architecture knowledge
-Support of Oracle DBs on Solaris
-Understanding Oracle SW & HW license model
-Support of MongoDB on RHEL
-Hashicorp Vault, including deployment and administration
-Hashicorp Vault Secrets Management
-Hashicorp Vault Architectural Design and Implementation
-Ontap 9 CLI

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