Linux SysAdmin
February 8, 2022
Job Type
Public and Not for Profit
Salary Guide
£33k - £40k
Scotland and UK


Hamilton Forth is delighted to be working in a retained partnership with the Information Services team at Edinburgh Napier University to recruit for a number of key positions.

We are looking for a Linux SysAdmin to join the Datacentre and Operations team who are responsible for researching, designing, developing, implementing and maintaining services and processes to provide centralised compute and storage across the whole University.

The role holder should have a good understanding of a broad range of information technology principals as well as in-depth technical knowledge of Linux enterprise technologies.

We are looking for candidates with expertise in:

  • administering and troubleshooting Linux servers such as CentOS, RHEL and Ubuntu Server.
  • configuration management using technologies such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack.
  • source code management tools such as Git, GitLab, GitHub.
  • scripting languages such as Bash shell, Python.

This role will provide ample opportunities for you to gain experience and exposure to a number of emerging tools and technologies. We are seeking to bring in individuals who are passionate about technology and want to help us evolve.

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