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Linux System Engineer - $1.7B Cloud Tech Brand

Recruitment Revolution
Farnborough, Hampshire
£40,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience Plus Full Benefits Package plus career development
Closing date
12 Jul 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
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Do you want to take your passion in tech, problem-solving and customer focused technical support to a new level working on often complex hyperscale cloud environments?

Do you want to accelerate your career? (We promote from within, with 30% of the team this year achieving elevation to new roles within our company!)

Ready to have some fun with Linux, AWS & Azure.

If yes, we have the perfect role for you!

We're a $1 billion Inc 500 brand that's on a mission to be the world’s favourite marketplace for technology professionals to buy cloud technology products & services. We landed in the UK in 2021 following the acquisition of a successful UK cloud solutions consultancy and have just celebrated our 1st birthday!

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points!

Role Info:

Linux System Engineer
Hybrid Working / Farnborough HQ
£40,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
Plus Full Benefits Package plus career development
Product: Cloud Technology Marketplace platform. Tech Unicorn
- Amazon-style marketplace for IT partners to purchase Cloud products & services for their clients. Very cool.


We're listed on the Inc 500
Awarded Best Places to Work 2021
Women in IT UK Awards 2021
Revenue: $500 million

Who we are:

Our mission is to be the world’s favourite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic, and high-energy organisation with a start-up feel, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative, and unconventional. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best!

With award-winning success such as Employer of the Year at the Women in IT UK Awards, Innovative Distributor at the CompTIA UK Awards and Best New Business Solution at the 2021 European IT & Software Excellence Awards you have a great platform for success.

The Role:

Be a part of the community supporting the growth of the world’s favourite marketplace for technology professionals to buy cloud products.

Take your passion in tech, problem-solving and customer focused technical support to a new level working on often complex hyperscale cloud environments. You’ll benefit from trouble shooting autonomy and access to subject matter expert support when you are resolving the root cause of each case.

Our team have an amazing depth and breadth of cloud solutions experience. You’ll enjoy delivering world class support & consultancy to customers & partners, whilst being at the leading-edge of tech learning.

Your day to day includes:

+ Acting as lead resolving technical queries raised by our customers
+ Troubleshooting and diagnosing issues across Linux, Azure, AWS & GCP
+ Break fix and implementation of client environments
+ Contributing to ongoing process improvements within our growing support department
+ Working closely with delivery, customer success & partner service teams to deliver amazing client experiences

This role gives you exposure to all 3 cloud providers, a chance to develop specialist skills in an area of your choosing and the opportunity to accelerate your career growth within our business.

What sort of technologies will you be exposed to?

+ We design, deploy and support customer solutions on Azure, AWS & GCP
+ We make use of scripting languages for automation including BASH, PowerShell, Python
+ We use automation frameworks such as Ansible & Cloud Formation

You'll be ideal for us if you:

+ Enjoy ownership and autonomy in problem solving
+ Have a client focused approach to issue resolution
+ Want exposure to working in our hyper scale cloud environment
+ Have experience on infrastructure support, key experience is Linux with VMware, PowerShell, etc.
+ Come from a similar environment supporting businesses with their cloud technology journey
+ Thrive on variety and resolving multiple challenges within a single support ticket
+ Are motivated by going above and beyond for customers
+ Want more technical breadth with potential to specialise on an area of your choosing

Salary & Benefits:

+ Basic Salary £40,000 - £45,000 Dependent on Experience
+ 33 days holiday including bank holiday allocation (Team rota for bank holiday cover)
+ Hybrid/ office working - roughly 2 days a week in the Farnborough office
+ Dedicated time for training and personal development
+ Tech set up to support great remote and in-office working
+ Private healthcare
+ Health & Wellbeing coaching support
+ Dental Plan
+ Life Assurance
+ Income Protection
+ Workplace pension scheme
+ Cycle to Work Scheme
+ Regular company and team socials
+ Share Options after qualifying period

In-Office Farnborough Environment:

+ Amazing Offices with natural light
+ Dedicated desk with laptop dock and two monitors
+ Free on-site parking
+ Shuttle bus from Farnborough Main station
+ Access to on-site gym
+ On-site shower
+ Barista grade coffee machine
+ Fully stocked drinks fridge

If you struggle to get “time out” we’re happy to accommodate early/late conversations.

What’s in it for you?

There’s plenty of scope for a talented individual to progress quickly in this opportunity or to other internal options (internal mobility in 2021 was 30%) as we grow and expand. We have our very own internal academy for personal development plus access to Learning & Development specialist trainers and extensive "born in the cloud" mentors available for your growth.

We’ll provide the opportunity to stretch and projects to help you thrive and see exactly what you need to achieve to get to the next level. You might even get to exchange work location one day with your colleagues in the USA or across Europe but even if you can't travel right now we guarantee you'll still have fun!

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome individuals who are in possession of the appropriate requirements to work within the UK. Offered individuals will be asked to undertake identity, security compliance and reference checks. Your privacy is important to us. Your data will be held in accordance with GDPR best practices and processed only in accordance with our recruiting processes.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
IT Systems Engineer, Cloud Systems Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, System Administrator, Network Administrator, Linux, Azure, Junior Cloud Engineer, Junior Systems Engineer, Linux Sys Admin

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect you may be contacted by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.



We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise has also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Platinum Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit


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