Linux Infrastructure Specialist - (PMCC-C55HAV)

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Linux Infrastructure Specialist - (PMCC-C55HAV)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive Dependant on Experience
  • Closing Date
  • 22/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • We are looking for Linux Infrastructure Specialist to join our IT team

    JCB is a truly world class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB.


    Overview of the role:

    As an Infrastructure Specialist, you will be responsible for the deployment, administration, and ongoing management of IT Infrastructure across the JCB Group.

    You will work closely with colleagues in Europe, USA, China, India, Brazil and be will be the final line of support when investigating incidents.

    We are currently working on some very large infrastructure projects which you will be instrumental in helping to deliver.

    As a key member of a small IT Infrastructure Team, you will be supported by colleagues that are all subject-matter-experts in their fields. You will be exposed to a wide range of infrastructure technologies and empowered to deliver against your objectives. Your guidance and experience can and will likely influence strategic infrastructure decisions across the Group.

    You will need to have the ability to prioritise tasks and work efficiently and effectively. You will be required to liaise with senior business stakeholders to identify their requirements and have the confidence and experience to present solutions and deliver them. You will work on projects, from inception, through solution design, procurement of infrastructure, deployment and onto support.

    JCB is an exciting place to work and we need tenacious, determined team members with expertise in project delivery and support.

    Your Responsibilities as a IT Infrastructure Specialist (Linux):

    • AWS and Azure experience is essential. Proficiency in defining solutions, their deployment and ongoing support
    • You will provide support and advice to the Group IT Security team and must have an excellent understanding of PKI, certificate management using OpenSSL, ‘hardening’ of OS platforms, best practices to be employed with data structures and ACLs, network security
    • SAN experience and a high level understanding of the different protocols, LUN mapping, iSCSI, FC, NFS exports etc
    • Linux Server administration deployment and support
    • Linux high-availability and clustering administration (ServiceGuard preferable)
    • Linux file system management including LVM management and mirroring
    • Administration of JCB’s virtualised server infrastructure (VMWare and Hyper-V exposure preferable) including host deployment, VM deployment and management, SRM
    • Disk storage configurations and administration (ideally NetApp)
    • Work package delivery for business projects contributing as technical authority for IT Infrastructure elements
    • IT Service performance/system monitoring and optimisation
    • Support and maintain JCB’s hardware infrastructure
    • Create and maintain technical documentation to support IT infrastructure architectures and IT Services.
    • Create and manage appropriate disaster recovery and data management (backup and recovery) solutions.
    • Providing 3rd line support, including out of hours support, to critical incidents and participation in an on-call IT support rota
    • Occasional requirements for international travel

    About you:

    • Must have a passion for technology and personal desire to develop understanding of current and emerging technologies.
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
    • Ability to process and interpret complex technical information
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and manage own workload to meet project deadlines
    • Effective use of advanced infrastructure troubleshooting techniques, tools, and appliances
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others
    • Attention to detail
    • Making decisions.
    • Delivering results.
    • Personal drive.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • Good organisational skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.


    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies. 

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