DevOps Engineer/Linux Systems Administrator - Birmingham

Posted 9 April by Premier IT Easy Apply

Role: DevOps Engineer /Linux Systems Administrator

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 DOE

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a DevOps Engineer / Linux Systems Administrator to join a leading provider of technology-led protection services.

This role presents the opportunity to work on a large-scale distributed application in use by many major global media companies from satellite / cable broadcasters and sports video producers, to movie studios.

The successful DevOps Engineer / Linux Systems Administrator will be involved in maintaining and developing infrastructure services while making continued service improvements. They will have a strong Linux background, and will have experience supporting complex multi-tiered services.
They will also be expected to develop their skills in multiple challenging disciplines to work as part of a rapidly growing technical organisation.


  • Working as part of a team on a large-scale application in use daily by major global media companies.
  • Planning deployment of new / updated infrastructure components.
  • System monitoring and day-to-day management.
  • Working with technology and infrastructure vendors.
  • Management of data synchronisation and backup processes.


  • 2+ Years commercial DevOps/ Linux Systems Administrator experience
  • Strong Linux with shell scripting skills
  • BEng/MEng/BSc/MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with public cloud service management systems and APIs, including AWS and Google Cloud experience with cloud-based application deployment and dynamic scaling, including the use of serverless architectures.
  • Knowledge of version control / source code management tools desirable.
    Knowledge of Linux-based virtualisation environments, especially KVM and OpenStack.


  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Nginx / Apache
  • Memchache / Redis
  • PHP
  • DNS / HA Proxy
  • Nagios
  • OpenVPN
  • Puppet / Jenkins
  • MySQL
  • Docker / Virtual Box / KVM / Openstack
  • AWS / Google Cloud

If you are a DevOps Engineer / Linux Systems Administrator looking to continue your career in a leading organisation where you can utilize your skills then please send your latest CV or call Jenny on

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