Linux Engineer - £45K - Financial Services - Centos, Debian

Posted 5 April by Circle Recruitment Easy Apply

Linux Engineer - £45K - Financial Services - Linux, Centos, Debian, RHEL, Bash, Perl
Wythenshawe (Excellent train & tram links)

Linux Engineer, Systems Administration, Systems Engineer, Centos, Debian, Red Hat, RHEL, Linux scripting, Bash, Perl, MySQL, Apache, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Xen, Hyper-V, AWS, Cloud, Agile

A skilled Linux Systems Engineer is required to join a financial services organisation who are set to commence on an exciting digital transformation journey utilising Cloud platforms and DevOps practices. This role will enable the successful Linux Systems Engineer to take the lead role in helping the business move into the cloud, develop automation strategies and deployment processes.

The successful Linux Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring my clients legacy infrastructure/servers. At present my client are predominantly Centos based, however do also have some Debian servers therefore experience with both distributions would be desirable.

As Linux Engineer you will ideally have skills/experience in the following areas:
- Linux servers in virtualized environments (Centos, Debian, RHEL)
- Good experience with Linux scripting languages, Bash, Perl, etc.
- Configuring, and maintaining services such as Tomcat, Apache, MySQL, POSTGRESQL
- Configuration management tools - Ansible. Puppet, or Chef.
- Familiarity with load balancing, Kemp, firewalls, (Sophos UTM), etc.
- Virtualisation technologies - Xen, HyperV
- Build and monitor services on production servers, PRTG, Zabbix.
- AWS

Reporting into the Head of IT you will be a key figure in the Operations team who will help tune performance and ensure high availability of the infrastructure/servers. You will recommend and develop configuration management solutions and enhance infrastructure platform based monitoring and reporting tools. You will also provide 3rd Line support to the business as and when required.

You will importantly be passionate about technology, team orientated and wanting to take real ownership of your workload. With the transformation due to commence you will also be excited by change and able to embrace a rapidly changing environment.

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Required skills

  • Agile
  • Apache
  • Chef
  • Debian
  • MySQL
  • Perl
  • Bash
  • Puppet
  • Xen
  • RHEL
  • Hyper-V
  • Systems Administration
  • Cloud
  • AWS
  • Centos
  • Systems Engineer
  • Red Hat
  • Linux Engineer
  • Linux scripting
  • Ansible

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