Senior Linux Platform Engineer

Candour Solutions Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Linux Platform Engineer – AWS - Leeds, West Yorkshire

Senior Linux Platform Engineer with strong AWS experience required in Leeds by a global market leader.

In order to be considered, you should have skills in most of:

  • Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments
  • Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills
  • Experience using AWS
  • In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills inc use of a scripting language eg Python or Ruby, proficiency with shell scripting (e.g. BASH)
  • In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Cobbler, Puppet, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Foreman)
  • Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP)
  • Exposure to continuous integration and build tools
  • Use of source code version control
  • Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture
  • Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB)
  • In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack

In addition to the essential skills listed above, experience of one or more of the following competencies is desirable:

  • Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment
  • Software development experience
  • Experience of application servers such as WebSphere, WebLogic or JBOSS
  • Experience of Microsoft .NET technologies and Windows system administration
  • Exposure to or knowledge of web security, e.g. OWASP
  • Exposure to ITIL

Brief Role Overview:

Project Delivery: the day-to-day responsibility for technical aspects of a project, both internally and at client sites
Managing, supporting, maintaining and improving the project’s infrastructure, automation, continuous integration system and application release process
Acting as a bridge between operations and development teams

To Apply

In order to be considered, please send your CV ASAP stating current package and availability details.

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