Systems Engineer - Linux - Manchester £45K

Adria Solutions Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems - Linux, MYSQL X 2 - Manchester £45K

Our client is aspiring to become a world leader in helping brands and media companies understand digital behaviors. They do this by providing their customers with their range of mobile and analytic products and services that give them the data and analytics to achieve this insight.

The company is a successful, growing fast and are seeking to develop their culture, processes and practices to be industry leading and become the software engineering employer of choice in the North West.


The company have multiple scrum teams that need enabling with the right mix of environment workspace (Linux CentOS via Puppet), build, integration (Jenkins) and tests tools (e.g. selenium). You'll therefore be comfortable driving and supporting the evolution of their processes and practices with these tools towards their target, bringing the teams along with you. We're also currently progressing our migration to AWS for key systems so you'll be keen to build on your AWS experience.

The company also has a suite of products and services (PHP/C++/MySQL based) that 000's of users run over so the configuration management, support and maintenance of these is a core part of the role.

The company is a heavy processor of data over their networks so security and encryption of data and performance are areas they and their clients take seriously so you'll be disciplined and mindful of the protection, resilience and safety of their data and reputation.

Operational support data collation/security/reporting and an international footprint mean you'll have a great mix of work and challenges. You'll love getting to the bottom of a problem and take pride in resolving issues, helping others achieve successful outcomes and providing the right inputs to continuously improve our products and services.

You'll be passionate about evolving and continuously improving processes and practices. You'll be a skilled Linux administrator with a keen interest in development and driven to delivering your work to the highest standards.

You'll take pride in knowing and applying best security practices and strive to optimize both user and customer experience where possible from a performance perspective.

Problem solving operational issues will be something you enjoy and

Skills and Experience:

Strong Linux administration and development experience (CentOS preferred)
Proficient in bash, Puppet, MySQL & C
Strong networking knowledge including low level protocol knowledge
Good inter-personal and team-working skills
Demonstrable commitment to Continuous Improvement

Able to work with minimum supervision and highly motivated


Experience of working with mobile and analytic products and services

PKI Management/Cryptography

Proficient in C++

Experience with AWS (ELB, Scaling, Route 53)

Software VPN - OpenVPN, IPSEC, PPTP

Relevant degree

DevOps Engineer - Linux, MYSQL X 2 - Manchester £45K

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to or call for more information.

DevOps Engineer - Linux, MYSQL X 2 - Manchester £45K