Lead Linux System Administrator - Notts,£70k

Bestwood Village
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Linux System Administrator/Programmer/ DevOps Lead - Nottingham £70k plus 10% bonus, pension, healthcare, flexible working and much more.

Are you a Linux Guru who loves coding and feels ready to work in a hands-on role whilst overseeing you very own team? Do you want to join a world-class organisation who utilise the latest, cutting edge tech and where you will receive ample coaching to improve your skills? If so.. please read on!

I am looking for a Lead Linux Sys Admin / Hands-on Tech Manager to join a successful organisation with a global presence.. they have offices all over the world. They develop a range of market leading intelligence products for a truly enviable client portfolio across an array of industries and are innovators within their sector. They have built have an established tech hub here in Nottingham City Centre and have built a team of highly intelligent and extremely capable Engineers spanning multiple tech stacks.

My client are in the midst of some huge changes and looking to build their internal DevOps culture. Therefore, I am looking for candidates who can bring a blend of software engineering and systems engineering experience. Essentially, a talented Linux Engineer who can code in any OOP language (Java, C# JavaScript, Python, Ruby etc) - UNIX Shell Scripting.. Perl or PHP would be great too. You'll be the calibre of Engineer who can write their own code to drive system engineering activity. I also want to see somebody with strong scripting experience alongside knowledge strong knowledge of Linux or Unix operating systems. Any exposure to Cloud technologies and like AWS or Azure would be great too.

I want to see somebody who has the ability to set technical direction whilst motivating their team and constantly inspiring better ways of working. You'll be given a lot of ownership and given the responsibility of implementing technical strategy and setting goals within your team and essentially "lead by example!"

Although your role will be largely leadership focused (5-10 people) you will maintain a hands-on approach and will therefore still have a strong understanding of the technology under your remit.

You will have ideally worked within a production environment supporting 24x7 database systems and thrive from working in an incredibly busy and fast paced environment where requirements can often change at a moments notice. The culture here is one where people work hard but also know how to have a laugh at the same time! Retention is good and they treat their people really well. In return you will receive up to £70,000 plus bonus scheme, on-call allowance and extensive benefits package including private healthcare, life assurance, pension scheme, 25 days holiday and much more.

Contact Laura at Modis Nottingham today for immediate consideration.