SysOps Engineer

Permanent  |  £60000 - £80000 per annum  |  East Anglia  |  Cambridge

Linux  •  Infrastructure  •  Leadership  •  DevOps

A leading and highly technical Marketing and Advertising organisation are looking to add to their core Linux systems team in Central Cambridge. Our client is a high-profile and really well-respected organisation with offices across North America, Asia and Europe. They are an innovative firm with an impressive client list including British Airways, Ebay, EA, The Daily Telegraph and many more.

If successful, you will join a global organisation and will be jointly responsible for managing and scaling the business's production infrastructure while delivering performance and high reliability through tuning and monitoring cloud based Linux systems.

To be successful in this role you must have extensive experience working on Linux infrastructure and have strong Linux systems experience across monitoring, databases, TCP/IP protocols such as HTTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, TFTP etc. Networking is a fundamental aspect of this role, to be successful you will need to have a high level of understanding of Network systems across Load balancing, switching, routing, security etc.

Scripting is a fundamental requirement for this position, our partner is looking for high level systems engineers who are confident in their scripting ability in either Bash, Perl, Shell, PHP, Java or Python.

Their infrastructure currently sits on a variety of cloud platforms including AWS so exposure to public or private cloud technology is paramount. Desirable candidates will also have some prior experience working with configuration management tools, preferably Puppet and a desire to work with containers and container orchestration. Currently our partner is using Docker and Kubernetes in this area.

Crucially our client is looking for self-starters, they want passionate engineers who take ownership of projects and go beyond the call of duty for their team. They need high-level System Administrators with a collaborative and agile approach.

If you're an inquisitive Linux systems professional who wants to join a world class engineering team and work on a variety of projects, then apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from individuals of any age for this role. LinuxRecruit is a leading open source specialist and provides services as an agency and an employment business.

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