Senior Linux Engineer

Acorn Recruitment Ltd
Newport, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux, Redhat, CentOS, DevOps, Windows, Cloud, Infrastructure

Senior Linux Infrastructure Engineer / Linux System Administrator
£37,000 - £43,500

Our public-sector client is recruiting for a Linux based engineer to join the infrastructure and storage team to provide third line support and project delivery of their server infrastructure. The estate is highly virtualised and includes a heterogeneous mix of operating systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an expert knowledge of servers (primarily Linux but also Windows), storage, protocols and procedures. They will act as a technical leader and be responsible for ensuring their skills and knowledge are maintained and developed with an awareness of ITIL processes and DevOps best practices. They will be highly motivated, passionate about IT and operational support, an excellent team player and committed to supporting stakeholders to the highest possible level.

With the organisation committed to embracing cloud technologies and creating an IT department of the future, the way in which they support their stakeholders has the potential to change significantly over the coming years, making this an exciting and challenging position. This is a flexible working environment with no core hours and excellent opportunities for home working. Working for a leading public-sector organisation, you will receive an excellent pension with many additional benefits.

Key Skills
  • Enterprise experience of supporting, managing and maintaining Linux and Windows systems.

· Experience of enterprise level storage and backup solutions.
· Enterprise experience and practical management of Cloud Infrastructure.
· Knowledge of DevOps methodology.
  • Knowledge of ITIL.
Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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