Unix / Linux Technical Lead

Salary & Benefits: Competitive plus benefits

Department / Function: Technical Support

Location: West Midlands

Job Advert Description:

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Unix / Linux Technical Lead to join our multi skilled 3rd Line support team providing expertise in the Unix / Linux technology space including integration into other technologies from both a current support and a future perspective.  

This would be working both with on-premise and cloud environments along with possible migrations.  

The role  and the team provides support to multiple clients in a mix of public and private sectors which requires the ability to communicate and liaise with senior NTT DATA staff and directly with the client themselves.  

This role would require current SC level security clearance or the ability and willingness to go through the SC clearance process.  

Some travel may be required although this role is primarily local office based at the NTT DATA, Birmingham, location.

The Opportunity

  • Responsible for File system management, Backups, System Patching, Ticket Ownership (Break\Fix, Service Requests, Changes etc), Fault resolution, Service Improvement and Operational Monitoring
  • Additional responsibility for Account management, Meeting SLA’s\KPI’s, Vendor Liaison, On Call Support, Out of Hours Implementations, Project Implementations and Impact Assessments
  • Ensure documentation for systems design is maintained

The Person

  • Experience of having performed a similar role previously, with good team leading ability
  • Detailed working knowledge of HPUX v3, HPE PRM, SRP and containers, HPE Superdome2 and Red Hat Linux, SUSE Enterprise and Ubuntu
  • Good working knowledge of Red Hat Directory service, Symantec NetBackup, Oracle Database administration, BIND / DNS, Squid Proxy, Solaris, Bash, K shell and Perl
  • Demonstrable attention for detail
  • Current SC level security clearance or the ability and willingness to go through the SC clearance process.  



Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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