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Linux Engineer

  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Sector: LINUX
  • Date posted: 31/07/2017
  • Job reference: J371373A

My Edinburgh based client are looking to add an additional Linux Engineer to their growing Platform Services team within a DevOps environment. You will be responsible for the provision of service to both internal and external end users worldwide. The role would be perfect for an experienced Linux professional who is looking to transition into a DevOps role.

What will the role involve?

As part of the platform team you will work with the wider group to assess platform upgrades and will be involved in the development and support of these. Your responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and support a variety of networking equipment including firewalls, switches and load balancers
  • Maintenance and support of our Software as a Service (SaaS) systems on a variety of Windows and Linux platforms
  • Create ever more robust, scalable tools that help enhance automation
  • Use and development of scripting techniques and configuration management tools to support and manage our SaaS application delivery
  • Work in a dynamic team to ensure cross-skilling of expertise
  • Providing diagnostic and repair services on a variety of database and application systems
  • Work within Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration Management best practise
  • Input to Capacity, Availability and Disaster Recovery programmes
  • A dedicated approach to maintaining documentation and configuration information -including asset management and technical documentation
  • Self-paced training to gain experience in areas requiring development
  • Potential requirement to take part in an on call rotation supporting critical systems and customers outside of the UK working day
  • Options for flexible hours
  • Working on customer sites from time to time, in the U.K. and overseas (this is historically very limited)

What's in it for me?

You will receive a market leading salary and will be working in an environment which is passionate about skills development and technological advancement. You will be provided with a competitive benefits package and career progression is encouraged within this growing business.

How do I apply?

To be considered for this position, please apply directly in the first instance or contact Ben Whiting of Experis on 0131 558 4800.

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