Linux Operations Engineer - Docker, Puppet Top 10 UK Website

Recruiter
Burns Sheehan
Location
Covent Garden
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**This position will pay up to £70,000 (depending on experience) + c£4,000 on-call**

Linux Operations Engineer, Linux Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Operations Engineer, Linux, Ansible, Docker, Vagrant

One of the UK's most successful companies of the 21st century are in search of a Linux Systems Administrator with some exposure and interest in DevOps, to join their close-knit and sociable Operations Team. This company are not only famous in the UK but, also globally recognised as pioneers and leaders in their field and with over 120 million website views per month, they're experiencing year on year exponential growth both financially and in headcount.

The team works very closely with the development teams. You will bring to the team an understanding of the impact of application design on the performance, resilience, availability and security of the website, as well as advise and assist application development teams with all infrastructure considerations relevant to their work.

The Tech Environment & The Role:

The Linux Administrator will have experience with the following:
  • Linux systems administration (Red Hat Enterprise Linux / Centos 6).
  • Scripting (Bash, Perl)
  • Configuration Management (Puppet).
  • Monitoring (Xymon)
  • Version Control (SVN, Git)
  • Server Hardware


And some of the following:
  • Microservices
  • Docker / Containerisation
  • Storage (Netapp, 3Par).
  • Networking (Brocade, Juniper).
  • Load Balancing (F5).
  • The HTTP protocol and the TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Security controls and risk.


There is a modest on-call rota in which you'll be expected to be involved in, once you've established yourself in the business. This is around 1 week in 8 at present and isn't extensive

You will be a part of a friendly, sociable operations team, currently consisting of 13 people, who are responsible for running and maintaining the operating environment that supports this high-traffic website with an impressive up-time of 99.99%. In terms of team morale and atmosphere, you'll be hard pressed to find a more sociable, friendly and welcoming bunch anywhere else. With a work hard, play hard mentality, the team will often have extended Friday lunches to celebrate the successes of the week!

You will have the opportunity to bring your knowledge to the team sharing this by mentoring less experienced team members on technical matters. This is a great opportunity for a string Linux Systems Administrator to join a truly great team at a fantastic company. Working in newly refurbished offices in London's West end, you will have access to breakout areas, conference event space, free teas, coffees and fruit, beers on a Friday, team lunches and nights out!

If this is something that sounds of interest, please get in touch!

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79137066