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  • Server & Storage Analyst - Unix

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 18-Sep-2019
  • Job reference: 20693

Job Description

Lead Analysts and Senior Analysts within the iHosting team provides service, second line and third line support to both internal and external system users of all TP IT applications, databases, operating system platforms, networks and hardware/devices. The primary skills required within the Unix team are HP-UX and Universe (Rocket Software).

The team is also responsible for the smooth running of all infrastructure within the Group’s data centres. This includes storage (including backups), hardware configurations, operating system patching, system monitoring and performance etc.

Any applicants must be available to work on a 24x7x365 out of business hours on-call rota

The Unix team support the HP Superdome with a number of partitions running Rocket’s Universe software on an HP-UX operating system. Backups are a mixture of NetApp snapshots and HP’s Data Protector software.  

Essential (Recruitment Criteria)
  • HP-UX
  • Strong support background focusing on incident management
  • Data Protector
Highly Desirable 
  • Universe/UniData
  • NetApp Storage
  • AIX
  • Linux
Desirable
  • ServiceNow Incident Management module
  • Microsoft System Centre (SCOM) monitoring and alerting
  • Perl
What can we offer you?
You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 19 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes and Keyline. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 30,000 colleagues.

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the East Midlands area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward-thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award-winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.
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