Linux Engineer

£18000 - £50000/annum Additional shift allowance for 12h
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
What’s the role all about?

Do you have a huge passion for technology and enjoy troubleshooting and fixing issues? If so, then we may have a place for you at UKFast!

Working with our existing Linux support team, we are looking for an Engineer with a strong attention to detail, high standards and a can-do attitude.Being passionate about what you do is a pre-requisite along with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and be able to work on your own initiative

What will my responsibilities be?
Assisting with and maintaining customer solutions
Helping with server setup, configuration and support
Advising with client issues
Developing new products

What skills do I need to have?
Experience building, installing and supporting Linux server(s). Ideally Red Hat/Debian based distributions
Excellent customer service skills with working experience
Experience of Linux systems in a networking environment

We’re more than happy to train an enthusiastic individual, but it would be desirable if you had the following:

Experience of Linux systems administration in a hosting environment
Experience installing, configuring and supporting Apache/NGiNX, MySQL/PostgreSQL, FTP and Mail Servers
Exposure to diagnosing various server issues using standard open source tools
Exposure to command line scripting
Experience using Linux control panels, such as cPanel or Plesk
Exposure to programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML and SQL
Qualification/certification to RHCT/RHCSA/LPIC-1 is desirable

What are my working hours?

This role will cover a shift pattern to include 5 days covering shifts of 8-5, 9-6 or 11-8 between Monday-Sunday. Typically weekend shifts are on a 1 in 5 rotation. This role also covers night shifts, on a cover only basis to cover holidays and sickness