24/7 Linux Sysadmin - Parent

United Kingdom, Basingstoke, Basingstoke (BSN01)
07 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Job Role
Systems Engineer
Job Type
Role Purpose

The role holder is self sufficient and has recognized specialist skills in supporting multiple products and systems for multiple customers to maintain the availability of the IT service delivered to end users. The role holder also delivers medium complexity work packages as part of customer implementation projects.

Key Accountabilities

• Technical Capability. Works within a team as an established systems/product specialist (e.g. detailed knowledge of the configuration of interlinked systems, implementing technical changes, building software regimes and contributing technically to service development) to support end users.
• Process. Follows established processes, releasing to the change control process verified, validated and documented enhancements to eliminate problems and proactively develop the service.
• Service Level. Recognizes opportunities to improve performance against Service Level. Acts as a point of escalation to resolve service delivery issues. Monitors performance through statistical reporting and analysis.
• Project Work. Works within a team or under guidance from the project manager with implementation of technical designs to meet service delivery requirements within own area of responsibility.
• Customer Relationship. Establishes relationships with customer's organization to deliver and enhance the service.
• Problem Solving. Takes ownership in obtaining the information, evidence and data required to diagnose and resolve more complex problems (both new and known), Escalates or gains support where appropriate. Proactively analyzes, trends and reports on information (e.g. on performance service levels) in a timely manner to resolve problems, maintain and enhance service.
• Team Working. Trains and coaches members of the team to provide knowledge, assistance and advice. Works in a problem solving team to resolve service issues. Able to act as team manager if needed.
• Business Awareness. Understands the requirements of the customer's business, the scope of the contract and knows how issues impact the delivery of service. Recognizes and reports opportunities to team manager and other relevant parties for additional business.
• Professional Development. Maintains awareness of technical and service developments, taking the initiative to extend own knowledge to learn about products, technologies and techniques to deliver enhanced service.

Fujitsu is recognized across the world as a global technology provider, currently working with its customers to deliver fast paced agile and digital transformation. We have an excellent opportunity for an individual, with the right attitude and skillset, to work within our Defence and National Security Business Unit. In this role, the individual will take the role of a 24/7 Linux Sysadmin for a key customer supporting a new leading edge platform. This platform is being designed using modern technologies and approaches to provide a container orchestration and relevant tooling to allow fast development and deployment.
We are looking for someone with a positive and creative attitude that can work as part of a team, as well as interfacing with customers to assist and troubleshoot platform issues. There will also be opportunities to build and develop new skills in technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes

Key Performance Indicators

• Feedback from Customers, Service Delivery Management, Project Manager etc.
• Technical Assessments.
• Proven track record of problem resolutions.
• Evidence of sharing and re-use of knowledge.
• Successful production of documentation.
• Successful management and implementation of changes.
• Improvement/ enhancements to service delivery.
• Meets and improves service level requirements.
• Successful management of escalations in a timely manner.
• Meets project deadlines and costs within own area of responsibility.
• Errors with workarounds or fixes provided in a timely manner.
• Percentage of customer problems resolved within required timescales.
• Feedback from colleagues, team manager and other team members.
• Contribution to service improvements.
• Up to date personal learning plan.

Technical Skills:

• 1-2 years' experience in a customer service or helpdesk supporting software technology
• Excellent Customer Service skills and a demonstrated success exceeding customer expectations
• Familiarity with analysis and debugging skills with experience in troubleshooting
• Hands on Linux experience

Capability, Knowledge & Expertise
• People skills
• Ability to work in a team
• Ability to work in 24/7 shift patterns
• Strong planning and problem-solving abilities
• The ability to work well under pressure
• A self-starting approach and strong communication skills

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