Unix Systems Administrator Job, Plymouth

Job Title: Unix Systems Administrator (Security Administrator)

Rate: £420 a day Umbrella

Location: Plymouth

Screening: SC (Security Clearance) active

6 month contract IR35: In Scope

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

– Monitoring, installation, configuration, management and maintenance of the UNIX Solaris Systems, to ensure secure services with minimum downtime. Implementation and release of changes as submitted by the development team or customer(s). Monitoring system hardware to ensure timely escalation and resolution of any faults. Analysing system logs and identifying potential issues. Providing application, maintenance and support. Gather and assimilate customer(s) requirements for new IT Systems. Adding new systems and removing redundant systems. Prioritisation of workload to meet customer requirements and expectations. Reporting any incident or situation where it is suspected the security has, or may have been compromised. Knowledge and awareness of Project Management principles. IT Security Awareness. Planning and Risk Management skills. Knowledge of Data Protection Principles and Freedom of Information Act . Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and IT service providers. Solaris Administration. Working knowledge of UNIX Solaris Systems. Practical experience of server software and hardware build and maintenance.

Experience in the configuration of reverse proxies Experience in building WAF rulesets or similar. Experience of networking principles Description Main Duties and Responsibilities: Working with application support teams, testers and developers to configuretune reverse proxiesWAF rules to protect a range of systems. An awareness of IT Security practices and principles; to ensure that security requirements are met by the deployed configuration.

Job posted in:


  • Plymouth (Devon, England)
    Job Location
  • Up to £420 per day
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Contract
    Employment Type
  • 6 months
    Contract Job Duration
  • Senior
    Job Level

  • Job Category