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UNIX Technical Lead

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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Rickmansworth, HRT, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

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UNIX Team Lead - Solaris

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

Competitive salary & benefits



NTT DATA Services currently seeks a highly experienced UNIX System Team Leader to manage a team of experienced System Administrators who provide support for in Solaris UNIX infrastructure environment. This position will lead an existing global UNIX team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers for a customer environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a regional and/or international team of UNIX experts to support the needs of our customer.  Must act as a role model with regards to standards of professionalism, integrity and teamwork
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to ensure that NTT Data Services meet the customers’ expectations and delivers quality services within specified service level agreements and contractual obligations
  • Coordinate escalations and collaborate with internal technology teams to ensure timely resolution of issues
  • Hands-on technical experience in performing advanced UNIX/Platform troubleshooting (and performance tuning) coordinated with other areas/parties if required.
  • Implement UNIX/Platform Software installs and upgrades
  • Implement UNIX/Platform 3rd Party Software installs and upgrades.
  • Provide post implementation support of delivered products operating as the last internal escalation point

Key Skills

  • Experience managing and leading multi-geography technical UNIX teams
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to all key stakeholders, including those who do not have a technical background
  • Previous experience working at a UNIX System Administrator in an enterprise high availability environment with extensive knowledge of UNIX operating systems -  Solaris/ RHEL
  • Experience in Operating system/middleware hardening and security audits
  • Experience of using QualysGuard Enterprise suite
  • Understanding of CVVS scoring and experience of managing and prioritizing vulnerabilities accordingly
  • Good understanding of best practice within the Unix technology stack
  • Good understanding of:
    • configuration parameters in Apache, Tomcat,
    • administrative security settings in AIX, Solaris, RHEL
    • common infrastructure, including Active Directory, GPO and Kerberos
    • user database roles, permissions-model, security settings in Oracle/Sybase/MS-SQL
  • Familiarity with technologies and tools such as SELinux, netstat, grep and process table
  • Experience of ITIL processes


Key Attributes

  • Confident, pragmatic and articulate communication with key stakeholders at all levels within the organization
  • Strong coaching and technical leadership skills and experience.
  • Ability to supervised and manage assigned workload and priorities
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime and out of office hours to implement changes at appropriate times for the business



Desirable skills

  • Experience working in a Banking environment
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services) and other Cloud offerings
  • Oracle and RAC experience



Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.



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