Reference: RA0005976
Description: We are looking for an exceptional individual to work in our Data Centre Services team in Warwickshire.

About the Organisation

Warwickshire County Council is a top performing two tier authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. If you can match our ambition to drive Warwickshire County Council forward, we would like to hear from you.

About the Team and the Role

We are recruiting for an experienced Linux professional, ideally certified to Red Hat Certified Engineer, to work closely with our Mid-Range team providing support in a varied environment that consists of infrastructure that is on premise and hosted within the cloud.

You will help maintain the existing infrastructure, provide support and deliver high-quality, customer-focused, technical solutions that exceed our customer’s expectations.

We are looking for someone who will create, influence, and support an environment of innovation, self-learning, and continual improvement. Someone who wants to help drive forward the team through both personal development and customer delivery.

Some of the key aspects of the role are listed below, however training can be provided for the right candidate should they not have experience in some of the areas listed below:

Administration of RHEL Server Environments
Management of RHV virtualised environments
Managing IBM Storage Protect backup solution
Managing a Storage Area Network
Maintaining an Oracle Database Environment.
Implementing and maintaining Ansible Playbooks
Creation and maintaining bash and python scripts

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification below;

Linux Server & Storage Admin

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:

Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

Additional Information

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

To discuss the role please contact Carl Hipkiss, Data centre Services team Manager by email to carlhipkiss@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 23th May 2024Interview date:W/B 3rd June 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore
Region: Warwick
Location: Warwick
Salary: *GBP*45,441.00- *GBP*47,420.00 per annum
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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