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Infrastructure Engineer - Linux

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Infrastructure Engineer

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Annabel O'Neill

  • Contact email:

    annabel.oneill@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    85260_1673433770

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Position - Infrastructure Engineer - Linux

Location - London

Salary - £55,000 to £65,000

Background:

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

You must:

  • 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)