Job Description

Unix Engineer – Unix, Linux, Middleware , Unix Engineer


Unix, Linux, Middleware, Redhat, Red hat, Oracle, MySQL, SuSE, Project, Project Delivery, BAU, Support


Immediate start


3 months




Inside IR35 (contractors are required to use an Umbrella Company)


Remote initially / Lancashire


An IT Service provider has a requirement for an experienced Unix Engineer to assist our client, a growing business based in Lancashire. This is a 3 month requirement, though there may be potential for extra work beyond this. In adherence to current Covid-19 guidelines, this role will be remote based until deemed suitable to return to onsite working.


The role will focus on dealing with incidents and requests, general maintenance, and some project work. The project work will include deployment of PKI certificates to server estate, deployment of App Dynamics agents to key business systems and delivery of infrastructure components in line with project scope.


Experience required:


  • Strong hands on Unix/Linux infrastructure experience
  • Built and configured Unix/Linux infrastructure for projects and BAU
  • Provided Unix/Linux system management and administration, including handling escalations
  • System ownership of the Unix/Linux technology stack using proactive monitoring to ensure system health
  • Able to work within Agile methodology


This would suit an immediately available contractor, who is looking to secure their next contract opportunity ASAP. 


Please apply with CV for further details.