Senior Linux Engineer (DevOps)

Thatcher Associates Ltd
United Kingdom
£70000 - £100000 per annum
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Linux Engineer (DevOps) Greater London £70,000 - 100,000 + Competitive Benefits package Thatcher MCS have been engaged by a Global, Tier-1 IT Consultancy. With a reputation for delivering first class digital services whilst harnessing progressive concepts in technology, our client is currently working to deliver a large scale digital transformation project in London. To support this project alongside business growth, our client is now seeking a senior level Linux specialist, with experience operating in a DevOps culture and Cloud (Ideally AWS) environment and to deliver cross-functional engineering projects with a focus on platform automation. The Engineer will also be responsible for working collaboratively with other engineers both from a software development and infrastructure background. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with tools typically used in a DevOps environment such as Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet/Ansible, and Jenkins, and will have a strong understanding of CI/CD. Key Responsibilities: - System provisioning & automation, monitoring, metrics, scalability, security and hardening - Overall responsibility for the projects Linux Infrastructure in relation to common standards - Health and upkeep of the critical services - Working closely between Development and IT Operations teams - Automation of Linux, providing frictionless access to services to the rest of the organisation Required skills & experience: - Strong communication skills both in written and verbal form - Knowledge in new technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) - Reasonable fluency in Ruby, Python, Bash or Go (Desirable) - Knowledge of HIDS, NIDS and security hardening - Sound knowledge of Linux - Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Puppet or Ansible - Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment - Experience of IP networking - Experience of building infrastructure in the cloud (AWS) and designing for the cloud - Understanding of cloud concepts The successful candidate will be privy to endless development opportunity, exposure to rich technology environments and highly competitive remuneration packages. If you believe that this opportunity will match your career aspirations please apply or get in touch with me for more details by calling [Phone number removed]
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