Linux Engineer (Python/Bash) – Move into Devops – Gain a

Talent Point
£50000 - £60000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Engineer (Python/Bash) - Move into Devops - Gain ansible/ AWS

Are you a Linux Engineer with a strong background in coding/ scripting who wants to break their way into the world of 'devops' and automation whilst being given the opportunity to own an entire function? Then I have a brilliant opportunity for you!
A bespoke security software development house are looking for a Linux Engineer (python/ Bash) to join the company working in the QA team to own the deployment and integration of their security software application into their client's infrastructure.

The company are looking to solve a real world issue in regard to data protection looking to prevent card fraud and identity theft by building a software which eliminates the need to give personal debit/ credit card data over the phone eliminating the risk of data leakage and theft. Since inception, they have done very well and now work with many leading payment providers including Leading banks and Retailers.

This is an extremely large scale and complex applications connected to many third party API's and the role itself is too work closely with the QA engineers and other business stake holders to take ownership around the build of the dev and test environments for the application and thereafter, the integration of the application into customer infrastructure.

The role involves extensive use of scripting to automate the build process and, moving forward, introducing new ways to automate build and deployment working with ansible. Additionally, there will be a wider remit to automate and monitor the integrations. Once, you have taken ownership of the Linux engineering function within the QA team your remit will spread out to the wider engineering function working closely with the current deployment engineer to implement continuous integration and delivery.

What we need from you?

* Experience working on a Linux Operating System: Redhat, CentOS, Ubuntu
* Strong scripting experience: Bash, python, Perl, Java
* Confident working on virtual platforms: VMware, Xen, Esxi
* Experience working with business stake holder and taking requirements
* Keen to learn new technologies such as Ansible

This is a great role in a rapidly scaling company who have double in the last couple of years. They have a great working environment with supports a complete meritocracy so hard work is rewarded.

The company are always looking to work with the latest technologies and supporting learning in house so you will get a great opportunity to work with the latest technologies: Ansible, AWS and move into a Devops Engineer position.

Talent Point are a Hiring Communication business. We have designed and documented this vacancy alongside our customer and act as their sole source of applicants. Following a two-stage screening process that will include everyone who responds to this advert, we present a shortlist of three applicants for interview. Those on our shortlist can expect in-depth, accurate detail regarding the vacancy, a high chance of securing the position, pre-booked interview times to plan around in advance, no delays and complete transparency.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Linux, Linux Engineer, Linux SysAdmin, Python, Perl, Bash, ansible, salt, puppet, chef, AWS, vmware, Xen, ESxi, Devops