Linux Engineer

UKCloud Ltd
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you consider yourself linux or systems engineer who is hungry to continually learn new skills? Would you like to join an award winning, young and agile cloud organisation? Based in either Farnborough or Corsham, we have an open plan office and our culture is empowering. We thrive on innovation and delivery in everything we do and stretch the boundaries of technologies. You will love to do more than just turn the handle. You will be a self-starter who enjoys full autonomy to develop yourself and the technologies, enjoy collaboration and learning, and comfortable with taking a project, product, or service, design it, fill it and deliver it. Whatever your background, your success will be measured by the whole team, and your passion and energy will enthuse. If these roles aren't quite right for you, get in touch with our recruitment team - for great people we'll work hard to find you a great role! Key Responsibilities: * Deliver and support secure, performant and scalable cloud platforms * Design and build awesome new features to support our customers * Develop and build code to maintain production systems * Be proud and promote what your team is achieving * Be excited to work with Open Source technologies and become part of the Open Source community Additional Salary Info: Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus Linux Engineer | Cloud | IT | Information and Technology | Engineer | IT Engineer | OpenStack | Open Source | Linux | PaaS Essential Requirements: * Experience and interest in working within a fast-paced agile delivery environment * Strong experience of Linux Operating Systems, preferably Red Hat/CentOS but others are fine too * Extensive Linux experience, including deployment, management and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Intermediate Python would be ideal OR knowledge of cloud technologies (OpenStack, AWS, Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc) * Understanding of Continuous Integration, Deployment and pipelines (CI/CD/TDD) * Great communications skills * Evidence of humility, autonomy, openness, motivation and learning * Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience Desirable Requirements: * Experience of working with OpenStack clouds, public/private as a user or an administrator * Experience working with a container orchestration platform either as an admin or a user * Familiarity with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Saltstack * Fundamentals of big data services architecture * OpenShift or Cloud Foundry knowledge and experience * Experience in contributing to Open Source projects * Established background in public speaking at user groups, conferences, etc. About Our Company: UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focussed solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers. Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of over 160 people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual. Benefits: * Competitive salary plus 10% bonus * 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day * Contributory pension * Healthcare * Life cover * Access to free parking * Active social and charity events * Childcare voucher scheme * Cycle to work scheme * Onsite facilities * Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance. Look out for us on social media!You'll find us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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