Linux Engineer- PAYE

  • Location

    Fleet, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £420.00 - £470.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Abigail Scott

  • Contact email:

    abigail.scott@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH117608_1580743770

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Linux Engineer- PAYE

3 Months Initially

Fleet, Hampshire

£420-£470 per day

Client Overview:

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms!


The personal traits we are looking for are:

  • Passion for technology
  • Showing initiative
  • Self-learning
  • Being a team player, i.e. take ownership of contributing to the overall team capability and knowledge

Role Overview:


The Linux Engineer will be a key technical engineer in the delivery of the payment gateway services, utilising their excellent technical knowledge and experience to proactively define and develop the environment and procedures, and be an expert trouble-shooter for major or critical service incidents.

As a member of the Operations Infrastructure teams, the primary function of the role is to ensure the Linux and Middleware-based infrastructure is secure, robust, resilient and compliant to PCI standards.

Key Accountabilities:


The Linux Engineer reports into the Linux Team Leader. This role holds accountability for Linux Infrastructure service projects and production support to the BPS payment gateway services Smartpay -S and Smartpay -B.

  • Ownership and leadership of technical resolution for high severity production incidents and Problem
  • Take part in the technical team during disaster recovery and business continuity exercises
  • Define operational procedures and documentation
  • Provide on-call rota support where required
  • Lead and define network delivery requirements for Service Improvement Unit initiatives
  • Design and lead internal projects and deliveries aligned with the Linux roadmap
  • Support the architect and product teams in developing the Linux roadmap.
  • Identify new technologies and services to transform the Linux service offering
  • Mentor the global technical team to build a high-performing technical delivery environment
  • Stakeholder Management and Leadership
  • Risk and Control

Key Skills Required:

  • Administration of RedHat products, especially RHEL 6 & 7 and Satellite 6
  • Knowledge of the ITIL framework, vocabulary and best practices
  • Experience of RHEL and Apache performance tuning and capacity management on critical customer-facing systems and high-volume payments services
  • RHCSE minimum - RHEL 6
  • Proven experience with Automating operational processes and build processes using tools like Chef, ansible or Puppet
  • Strong storage configuration skills with NFS and iSCSI. Must have a firm grasp of best practice, performance tuning, troubleshooting
  • Strong emphasis on CHEF skills, including writing deployment and test scripts

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.