Senior Linux Engineer

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
21 days ago

Unix Infrastructure Engineer

You will:
Be responsible for delivery, configuration, maintenance and continual improvement of the IT infrastructure supported by the Compute Platforms team. The estate comprises physical servers, VMWare guests and cloud virtual machines. The role will include project build, delivery and support of mainly Linux servers along with on call duties. An ideal candidate will have a passion and skills for automation with a view to working within an SRE type environment.

  • Take ownership of technically challenging incidents and requests, ensuring operational issues are managed and progressed as quickly as possible.
  • Liaise with 3rd Party vendors and system providers
  • Ensure that any changes to existing production platforms are captured in the change management system and performed at a time appropriate to the risk involved.
  • Create and maintain documentation

You'll have:

  • Excellent Linux skills (build, administration, development, trouble shooting)
  • Configuration management tools - such as; Ansible, Puppet and Git
  • Scripting skills- Bash, Python.
  • Understanding of Storage Management, Cluster Technologies e.g. Veritas and TCP/IP Networking
  • Experience of Cloud and Virtualisation platforms - such as; VMWare, AWS, Google Cloud.
  • Infrastructure experience from the 'Ops' side of 'DevOps', SRE desirable

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