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Develop your Linux-based datacentre experience with Arqiva, global leader in communications infrastructure. We are looking for great candidates with, Knowledge of the ITIL lifecycle (foundation certification), CCNA qualification or practical experience, Linux Administrator certification or practical experience.

Full time
Emley Moor, Kirklees, West Yorkshire
To £37,000 + bonus & comprehensive benefits / shift allowances

Responsibility for proactive and reactive incident and performance management on Smart Metering (SM), IoT and M2M infrastructure is the key to this IT Systems Support Engineer role. Reporting to our Team Leader and focusing on the operational support of the regional network interface using Linux packages for the SM service, you’ll use your broad grasp of IT knowledge, systems experience and networking principles to take second line corrective action to provide immediate relief to incidents and sustainable resolution and protect network availability.

Educated at least to HNC/HND level in Computer Science or a related field, you have professional IT and network qualifications or robust knowledge, with a track record in Linux-based administration in a datacentre. Your networking experience includes firewall rules and switching environments using VLANs and you have at least a theoretical understanding of the use of Java applications, database technologies, virtualisation and messaging systems. Your analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities compliment excellent communication skills and your ability to work unsupervised to high standards under pressure. Very operationally aware, you’re able to work flexible shift patterns, including weekends and nights, along with:

• the willingness to undertake vetting to Security Clearance Level within three months
• real customer focus
• a full, valid driving licence.

At Arqiva, our vision is to be central to every vital connection in a world which depends on a continuous stream of information. Always. At the forefront of communications infrastructure and media services, we’re the people who make connections happen in the digital world. Our values are about being ingenious, straightforward and collaborative, clearly and simply, to enable us to go that extra mile for our customers.

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