UNIX Project Consultant

  • Job Reference: PR1764ISA
  • Date Posted: 21 March 2019
  • Recruiter: prosperIS
  • Location: Bridgend
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits package, salary negotiable dependent on experience
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ieuan Savage
  • Email: i.savage@prosper-is.com
  • Telephone: 029 2002 6336

Job Description

Job Title:  UNIX Project Consultant.
Location:  Bridgend.
Salary:  £40-45,000 per annum,  plus excellent benefits package.
Start Date:  April / May 2019.


*Due to the nature of the work you must either already hold or be eligible and willing to undergo UK Security Clearance to SC and DV level.

We are currently working alongside one of the largest global technology and business services firms,  as they seek to find an experienced UNIX Project Consultant to join their Project Services Team for Global Technology Operations here in South Wales.  Are you looking for the responsibility of working with high profile clients across some of the world’s most exciting sectors?  Would you like to have the opportunity to work as part of one of the world’s largest IT organisations?  If so,  then please contact me for further details.

We anticipate that the successful applicant for this exciting new UNIX Project Consultant role will be responsible for the following tasks and responsibilities:
*provision / decommission of hardware into the Datacentre complying to DCM processes.
*cabling of servers following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
*install / patching / firmware upgrades following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
*provide project on-call and perform out of hours change work.
*provide documentation and information for acceptance into service to the BAU teams.
*mentoring to enable knowledge and skill transfer to less experienced colleagues.
*liaise with 3rd parties to develop minor Low Level Designs in line with High Level Designs.
*identify Performance Issues.
*design & test Disaster Recovery Plans.
*perform OS install / patching / firmware updates in line with best practices.
*maintain security and documentation standards (ISO90001 AND ISO27001).

We also believe that the successful applicant will have the following skills,  knowledge and experience:
*demonstrable experience working as a UNIX Systems Administrator (Red Hat,  AIX and Solaris).
*strong familiarity with virtualization concepts (Oracle VM, VMWARE, AIX LPARS) coupled with good communication skills,  both verbal and written.
*be a subject matter expert in your area of expertise to provide the technical skills required.
*be self- motivated and able to work on your own initiative.

This role is primarily based in South Wales,  but there will also be the need to work remotely,  home-based or at customers sites.  Travel away from base office will be fully expensed.

Should you feel that you possess the skills,  knowledge and experience to succeed within this exceptional opportunity for an experienced UNIX Project Consultant within a dynamic organisation, then please contact us for further information and details.

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