Reference number: 36803

UNIX Engineer

Sky is Europe’s leading entertainment company and serves 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we’re not stopping there. We’re home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there’s plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

We have an exciting opportunity for a UNIX Engineer to join our Unix Support team. As a Unix Systems Admin your role will be to assist in the 24×7 support of Sky’s Unix Platform, with a primary focus of the role being the ongoing support and maintenance of our systems. The successful candidate will performing day-to-day support as part of extend day shift pattern (Monday – Friday) based in Leeds.

The perks 

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky+HD premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a range of other benefits to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings too.

Your key responsibilities:

•Work with our vendors to resolve Incidents (Hardware and Linux), to resolve any issues on the platform.

•Provide internal customers with support for requests that need the support of an Unix Engineer

•Maintenance, Patching and Configuration of all UNIX environments.

•To work as part of a team responsible for the support and delivery of improvements across a large UNIX estate (Solaris, HP-UX, Centos and RedHat Linux).

Your skills:

•Prior history of working in a busy production support environment.

•Experience with raising and managing support cases with vendors

•Basic knowledge of both RedHat Enterprise Linux.

•Experience of Patching and Operating System Upgrade

•Basic knowledge of Unix Shell Scripting (bash/ksh/perl)

•Core and associated networking experience: TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP and SSH

•Awareness/ Understanding of SSL Certificate Installations/Changes

•Experience of working in an environment using Change Management practices.

•Good communication & relationship management skills

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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Tagged as: linux, unix, redhat, hardware, patching

About Sky

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. We offer the best and broadest range of content, deliver market-leading customer service and use innovative technology to give customers a better TV experience.