Linux Systems Engineer

£48000 - £54000 per annum Good Benefits


Denis Bayliss

Job Description

Required for my client, a market leading cloud hosting business.

You will take a lead role in operating, improving and developing the local and global platforms. You will be responsible for resolving issues and finding their root causes by the simplest paths while also being enabled to propose and implement technical solutions and platform improvements.

You'll need to be an excellent communicator, adept at operating under pressure and establishing rapport with colleagues whilst providing technical expertise and mentoring to the wider team.

We look for individuals who love to learn, are technically confident and enjoy facilitating team collaboration whilst shaping, growing and improving our technology ecosystems.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be from a 3rd Line Support, Development or Operations background
  • Be highly technical with demonstrable experience in a commercial environment
  • Be an excellent trouble-shooter - looking to continuously improve the systems you work on
  • Love a challenge and be looking for a dynamic environment where you can make a real difference
  • Have a passion for Open Source software

Required experience:

Linux Systems Engineers will be specialists within their own field but they are also expected to have a good understanding of all areas.

Key technologies used:

  • CentOS, Redhat, Debian Linux Operating Systems
  • Git, Ansible, Puppet, Foreman and bespoke tools.
  • Docker, OpenShift,
  • Apache/NGINX web server administration
  • Postfix/Dovecot mail server administration
  • Scripting - Bash, Pythion, Perl
  • MySQL/MariaDB, Galera, Maxscale database technologies
  • Ceph, Scality storage technologies
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift

An excellent chance to join an established, progressive and market leading business offering very competitive salaries and benefits to the right people

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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