Linux Systems Administrator moving to DevOps

Yolk Recruitment Ltd
£40,000 to £44,000 plus outstanding benefits packa
16 Mar 2017
15 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Systems Administrator moving to DevOps

£40,000 to £44,000 plus outstanding benefits package and automation training

Cardiff City Centre

Linux Servers, RedHat, Centos, Ubuntu, Apache and MySQL

The Opportunity

This client is a global player with operations in most major cities across the world. They have a core platform built that needs to move to a DevOps environment with a lot more Automation built into it and AWS Cloud Servers to allow rapid scaling. This the chance for a strong Linux Sys Admin/Linux Engineer to move into DevOps.

The Role

Working in a high performing team of Linux, DevOps and Windows Engineers you will take responsibility for the 100% uptime of servers that run the web solutions that are at the heart of this company. A deep rooted knowledge of Linux Servers and Linux Operating Systems alongside strong scripting skills in Bash / Python / Ruby will allow the successful Linux Engineer to develop the right DevOp skills to be successful in this role.

Skills / Experience

- Linux Server background
- Linux Operating System background
- Scripting in Perl, Bash, Ruby, Python
- Apache, MySQL, Solarwinds, Puppet, Cobbler, Foreman are tools and apps which are nice to have
- Amazon Web Servers (AWS) or Azure Cloud Server experience would be beneficial
- Unix based knowledge
- 3rd Line / 4th Line escalation, troubleshooting and diagnostics experience

This role is a flexible one which will require upskilling in DevOps Automation so a thirst to learn, ability to apply knowledge and move away from the comfort zone is required.

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Mohammed Ahmed at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*