Job: Linux / UNIX Team Leader – London - to £60K

Job Title: Linux / UNIX Team Leader – London - to £60K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance
Start Date: 2018-09-30
REF: AALinuxLeadLDN2108
Contact Name: Alex Avery
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Linux / UNIX Team Leader – London - to £60K

Key Words:
 Linux, UNIX, 24x7x365 technical lead, team lead, managed service provider, Redhat, 

One of the UK’s fastest growing MSP’s are now recruiting for a Linux / UNIX Team Leader – this successful candidate will be the figurehead of their technology stack across the business.

This position will have 6-8 direct reports with leadership responsibilities while still having a technical / hands on element. 

The Linux / UNIX team leader will have ownership of the Linux / UNIX systems which includes both internal systems and clients, the role will have a security focus to ensure potential threats are spotted and ensure compliance to relevant standards and you will ensure the team manage their ITSM queues and resolve P1 and P2 incidents whilst adhering to ITIL best practices. 

Technical experience in Linux / Unix is essential, ideally using Redhat and VMWare but can also consider other Linux distributions. Any knowledge of Ansible / Docker would be welcome also! 

Required Skills:

  • Have a proven track record in implementing and supporting large scale Linux / UNIX environment – ideally within a managed service provider or a large business
  • Exceptional Linux / UNIX technical skills along with leadership and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of ITIL best practices
  • Have an understanding of gathering business requirements and scoping solutions
  • Strong consultancy skills whilst having the ability to be an excellent motivator to meet deadlines and handle change
  • Ideally technical skills in Linux / Redhat / VMWare though other Distros considered 

If you are a strong leader, having specialist Linux / UNIX skills and wanted to join a high performing, fast growing and technical environment this could be a great next step for you.

To find out more and apply, please apply via this page!