Linux Administrator

  • Job Ref: 2170
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Contract


My Client is looking for Linux Administrator for 6 months contract based in Dublin City Centre.

Do you have 3+ years experience in Linux? Can you identify and solve a range of technical problems in straightforward situations, analyse possible solutions? Will you be able to respond to non- standard requests from internal and/or external customers?

If you answered for this questions YES, this job might be or you!


Your key duties will be:

  • Resolve and manage incidents and problems escalated from 1st line Operations team to conclusion or 3rd line supplier escalation
  • Improve and document the technical processes around deploying software and content to all systems
  • Administer Company's gaming and business applications using software tools provided for the relevant products
  • Maintain consistent configurations across multiple environments on a daily basis
  • Own systems management of Company's Gaming systems; automation, monitoring and deployment scripts

Required skillset:

1. Java and C#/.NET Support:

  • application support
  • deployment
  • troubleshooting  

2. Automation and Scheduling:

  • Perl/Shell Scripting
  • CRON
  • File transfers
  • Automated execution of binaries and scripts

3. App Performance Testing:

  • Infrastructure tuning

Exposure to some or any of the following technologies will also be advantageous:

1. Release Management & Software Control

  • Puppet
  • Chef
  • GIT
  • Jenkins

2. Infrastructure

  • IBM PureFlex & BladeCenter hardware
  • VMWare
  • Windows 2012 Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux /Satellite
  • IBM V3700 storage

3. Monitoring and backups

  • Nagios
  • ELK stack
  • statsd / Graphite / Grafana
  • Symantec Endpoint
  • Symantec NetBackup

4. Networking

  • Checkpoint
  • F5 Loadbalancers
  • TippingPoint IPS

5. Database Technologies

  • Oracle 11g Enterprise,
  • PostgreSQL
  • MS SQL Server
  • Cassandra


If you are interested please don't hesitate and get in touch right now!

For more info you may contact with John.

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers