Linux Systems Engineer (Own a Function) - Gain ansible

Talent Point
£55000 - £70000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Systems Engineer (Own a Function) - ansible

Are you a Linux Systems Engineer who wants to have more autonomy in your role where you can ownership of the Linux function where you can lead the drive towards automation and monitoring? Then read on.

A brilliant opportunity has come for a Linux systems administrator to join an international payments software provider who are scaling internationally and are setting up a new Linux engineering function.

Working closely with a team of QA's and developers you will be working as a sole Linux sysadmin in the team to own the function and improve the current disparate IT infrastructure by automating process around integration and deployment whilst also introducing monitoring.
Given you will be most senior in terms of infrastructure there will be massive autonomy in the position and the opportunity to have choice around tooling and process so you can implement whatever technologies you feel best for the job.

What we need?

A linux administrator/engineering background
Experience with scripting for automation purposes: bash, perl, python, go, java
Keen interest in automation
You will get to work with ansible

This is a great role with wide ranging possibilities; any Linux administrator coming in will immediately get to own a function being given full autonomy and ability to lead on technical decisions.

Not only can you own the function you can upskill massively from a technical perspective getting to improve your scripting abilities and use your knowledge and experience to automate environment builds working with tools like ansible.

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