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Linux Engineer

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    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services, Software Engineering

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  • Job functions:

    Cloud Engineer, Cloud Transformation, Systems Administrator, Systems Analyst, IT Support, Systems Engineer, Consultant, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits

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    Jess Byrne

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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Role: Linux Engineer
Base: London with 2/3 days a week on site
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000

Undergoing a large cloud transformation project my client is looking for an experienced Linux engineer to work closely with the UK & US teams in building out, managing and transforming their Linux environment. They are planning to move their current Windows infrastructure into a majority linux estate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for Linux operations
  • 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
  • Be part of an On-Call rota

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Automation skills, Kubernetes, CentOS, redhat, terraform, ansible, github, key applications that support business in linux environment
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python), and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
  • 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