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Example Linux Engineer Job Descriptions

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Linux Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Database Administrator, Infrastructure Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Opt Oncall + Benefits

Role: Linux Administrator Engineer
Location: London or Peterborough
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Optional Oncall + Benefits

The role

I am looking for a skilled Red Hat/Centos Linux engineer who is experienced in working in an enterprise environment, and has strong technical, organisational and communication skills.

Main accountabilities

  • Monitor performance, troubleshoot problems and outages, schedule upgrades and provide continual improvement to your area of responsibility.

  • Designing and implementing new solutions and improvements to the resilience of the current environment

  • Ensure all platforms are maintained to a supportable stable version

  • Ensure all platforms are secure, working within our security team to ensure that systems are updated as and when necessary, and implementing any urgent fixes/mitigations responding to threats as they arise.

  • Designing and creating Linux infrastructure as code and in the cloud (AWS and Azure)

  • Create and maintain scripts to automate administrative procedures

  • Provide Out of hours cover as part of a rota

Must haves

  • Have an understanding of the challenges of supporting a large 24/7 operation

  • Be an expert in Linux administration, ideally within an enterprise environment handling 200+ servers

  • Red Hat Linux certification preferred

  • Good practical experience of configuration managers (Ansible)

  • Strong scripting, system security and automation skills (Desirable)


Linux Engineer

  • Location:

    Essex

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Infrastructure Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, Systems Administrator, Systems Analyst, Systems Engineer

  • Salary:

    Up to £650 per day

The Role

  • Role: Linux Engineer

  • Rate: £650 per day

  • Contract: Initial 6 months

  • IR35: Inside

  • Technical: Linux server and Red Hat technical administration.


Linux Engineer

Skills required:

  • RedHat Linux

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Kubernetes

Job Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for Linux

  • Drive Engineering discussions in support of business requirements gathering, analysis, and design

  • Implement highly scalable and available solutions based on industry architectural direction, best practices, and practical experience

  • Collaborate with Developers, Systems Operations, and Vendors as needed to solve integration and implementation challenges.

  • Recommend tools and methodologies to Operations and Development to create proof-of-concept implementations for demonstration and eventual integration.

  • Break large complex systems into manageable subsystems and components, each of which can be managed by individuals or teams in a scalable manner

  • Create and utilize automations for initializing and provisioning systems and facilitate larger IT department orchestration.

  • Work with Developer teams and Infrastructure colleagues to convert high-cost inefficient systems and application stacks to low-cost OS platforms and Cloud Providers.

  • Utilize tools like Git, Ansible, Terraform, and Packer to drive consistency of configured systems.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation and utilize version control systems, such as Git


Linux Engineer

We are working with a well known insurance company who are going through a significant period of growth and transformation.

They are looking for a Linux Engineer with containerisation experience to join their growing technology function.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python), and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

  • Automation skills (Kubernetes, CentOS, Redhat, terraform, Ansible, Github)

  • Physical to Virtual conversion using well-known Cloud Platforms (Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean, etc)

  • At least 2 years of direct hands on experience with AWS VPC, EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancer, Route53, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, and AKS

  • Hands on experience with Azure DNS, Traffic Manager, Express Route, Load Balancer, Monitor and EKS

  • Extensive experience working within a distributed Git workflow


Senior Linux Engineer

  • Location:

    Northamptonshire

  • Job type: Permanent

  • Industry: Logistics

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits

Position -Senior Linux Engineer

Location -Northamptonshire

Salary -£60,000-£70,000 + Benefits

We are working with one of the world's leading logistics companies, who are looking to hire a Senior Linux Engineer to support the business on a number of large scale infrastructure projects as they embark on a global IT and Digital transformation.

You will be responsible for all support functions and be involved in the design and implementation of new technology to meet both internal and client needs.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Strong hands on experience supporting Linux systems.

  • Experience with Red Hat based Linux OS, SLES, CentOS or Ubuntu.

  • Strong knowledge of NetApp, SAN, NAS and Networking technologies.

  • Strong scripting skills - Perl/Bash/Python/Ruby.

  • Excellent communication skills.


Linux Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

La Fosse Associates are currently partnered with a client who are looking to recruit a contract Linux Engineer into their team. This is an initial 6 month role, paying £500-£550 a day and inside IR35. This role is fully remote.

This Engineer role is to take a lead on BAU activities. Working with an outsourced provider to ensure day to day stability of the RHEL estate. Support major DC transformation program to migrate to cloud with heavy essence on automation (Ansible, Chef, etc.).

Key Experience required:

  • 5+ years of administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Strong knowledge of/experience with automation tools - prefer Ansible and/or Chef

  • The ability to design technical solutions to be implemented globally (1500+ servers)

  • The ability to analyse Red Hat security bulletins and create a practical remedy to any vulnerabilities

  • Build and provisioning of images (including security hardening)

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience using Red Hat Satellite & managing Red Hat subscriptions

  • Experience with Cloud (prefer Azure) environments

  • Experience with VMware

  • Experience working with Application teams needs and helping other teams standardize their environments

  • Experience handing work off to external providers.

  • Background in Security topics


Linux Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

La Fosse Associates are currently partnered with a client who are looking to recruit a contract Linux Engineer into their team. This is an initial 6 month role, paying £500-£550 a day and inside IR35. This role is fully remote.

This Engineer role is to take a lead on BAU activities. Working with an outsourced provider to ensure day to day stability of the RHEL estate. Support major DC transformation program to migrate to cloud with heavy essence on automation (Ansible, Chef, etc.).

Key Experience required:

  • 5+ years of administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Strong knowledge of/experience with automation tools - prefer Ansible and/or Chef

  • The ability to design technical solutions to be implemented globally (1500+ servers)

  • The ability to analyse Red Hat security bulletins and create a practical remedy to any vulnerabilities

  • Build and provisioning of images (including security hardening)

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience using Red Hat Satellite & managing Red Hat subscriptions

  • Experience with Cloud (prefer Azure) environments

  • Experience with VMware

  • Experience working with Application teams needs and helping other teams standardize their environments

  • Experience handing work off to external providers.

  • Background in Security topics.