Unix – Support engineer

An overview of the role

Job Title: Unix Server Support Engineer 
Indicative Grade (Range): i6
Discipline Managed Services, IMS
Business Unit: DSS    
Working Pattern: Full Time (will involve some out of hours work)

Role Requirements:
We are currently looking for a Unix Server Engineer to join the Unix Server support team.  Within this role you will be responsible for the day to day management and support of a large-scale enterprise servers.  Server Technicians are required to work to a shift pattern that spans 08:00 – 18:00. This is also a requirement for on-call support and out of hours work.
SC Clearance Eligible or NPPV2.

Support for UNIX e.g. HP-UX, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, etc. and associated server hardware support with the help of OEM or 3rd party vendors.

Why this role

Change Implementation
    The resolving teams will implement changes to configuration items in accordance with the agreed change records. 
    Details of the change will be recorded in the change management system.
Incident Resolution    The resolving teams will investigate, diagnose and restore the affected service as notified by tickets raised through incident handling in accordance with service levels. 
    Details of the incident and resolution will be recorded in the incident management system. 
    Incidents include those relating to:
    Diagnosis of hardware issues
    OS software
    Locally attached storage.
Problem Resolution    According to the problem management process, the resolving teams will prevent (re)-occurrence of incidents by eliminating their root cause. 
    Details of any problem management activities will be recorded within the problem management system.
Configuration Administration    As part of change execution for those items in scope of the service, the service provider will supply the necessary configuration information to the Asset/Configuration management team. 
    Updates to the configuration tool will be performed where access and process are provided and made available.

Virtual Machine Configuration Support    The resolving team will manage the day to day virtual infrastructure, including but not limited to:
    Allocation/deallocation of Storage LUN's through Virtual adapters
    Partitions/Zones moves
    Resource Pools and resource management.
Non OS Backup and Recovery    The resolving team will manage backup software, software agents, hardware and consumables to facilitate the backup and recovery of direct attached storage.
High Availability / Cluster Administration    The resolving team will carry out:
    Cluster administration activities monitoring and day to day cluster maintenance. 
    Simple cluster configuration changes. 
    Fail-over tests as defined in the associated schedule.
Proactive Performance Monitoring    Enhanced Performance Management will provide a trend analysis of key performance indicators over a defined period.
Proactive Capacity Management    As part of enhanced Capacity Management, the team will:
    Conduct trend analysis to determine the expected growth. 
    Provide advice – based on the current utilization, maximum available capacity and expected growth – on resolving capacity issues; thus pro-actively preventing continuous idle capacity or regular capacity bottlenecks.
Scripting    The resolving team will be responsible for creation and management of shells scripts or batch files.
Minor/Dot Release Updates    The resolving team will carry out planning, installation and testing of vendor supplied minor operating system upgrades within vendor’s current supportability matrix.
Security and Regulatory Compliance Management.    Service will be delivered in compliance with client specific security and regulatory standards, i.e. SOX, ISO27001, FDA, etc.
Print Queue Management    The resolving team will manage centralized printing services for servers within a network. 
    Print services contain driver management (driver installation, updates), management of the spool, queue management.

Why us?

While we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities.  Everyone wants to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment.

Potential is just as important to us as having the required skills. If you have the right mindset, we might be able to provide you with bespoke training.  So, if you’re not sure you have all the skills you need, but you’re still passionate about the role, please apply and we’ll see if we can support you.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.



Posted on:

April 26, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Any UK Base