£450 per day
Contract Spy Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Aug 21, 20196 Months or more
Are you an experienced Unix/Linux Consultant ready to make a significant contribution working for one of the UK's fastest growing Financial Services Consultancies? Then read on MHC are an award-winning IT and Business Consultancy, specialising in Change Management initiatives, which we deliver working in a collaborative way with our Clients. We are currently working on a wide variety of assignments that include some major Digital Transformation initiatives, Regulatory and Compliance Programmes and Tools adoption projects where we are providing specialist technical and business services to a client base of primarily Tier 1 Banks. You will have the confidence and the capability to step straight into a specialist consultancy role within one of MHC's Practice areas to provide effective and efficient solutions that support our Clients' business requirements, while working constructively with senior MHC and Client managers and other staff. Overview We are looking for an experienced Unix/Linux Consultant to join us and work on an exciting project. Key activities: Regular and timely production of monthly patch bundles on Unix/Linux platform (RHEL, SLES mainly) Review, packaging and testing of patches for critical vulnerabilities Development and maintenance of the Linux OS SuperStack Build and deployment mechanism Set global Linux standards, test and certify in lab facility Working with vendors, produce best practice solutions for the domain Provide consultancy, guidance and collaborate with architecture, projects, support and other engineering teams 3rd Line support to all regional Unix and Linux teams Knowledge & Experience/Qualifications: Typically educated to undergraduate degree level Experience and proven track record in operating system Unix/Linux engineering for the Red Hat/SUSE platform Strong development skills particularly in bash, AWK, git and Scripting troubleshooting Familiarity with technical steps involved in preparing and deploying patches across a large Red Hat/SUSE/Linux environment using enterprise deployment tools such as HPSA, Puppet Thorough understanding of the management processes required to run large multi-country IT installations In-depth understanding of the technical product and platform usages within the Enterprise Services & Architecture sub-function and future road-maps Ability to work in a multi country, culturally diverse and time-zone separated role Good communications skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation Analytical with the ability to understand and resolve complex problems Knowledge of GIT, JIRA, Confluence, Ansible etc. If this role sounds like something that could potentially be of interest to you then please do not hesitate to apply for immediate consideration, or contact for more information.