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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

  • Contact:

    Jess Byrne

  • Contact email:

    info@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    85337_1667565814

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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

You must be happy to go on site 3 days a week (there are multiple offices in London.)

The position:

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)

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