Job Details: Linux Systems Engineer

Linux Systems Engineer

Job Specification

Job Title: Linux Systems Engineer
Ref: 5200
Location: Europe: London, UK
Salary: Negotiable: Please quote salary expectation on application
Sector: Engineering & Development
Type: Permanent

Job Details

We currently have a very exciting permanent opportunity for an experienced Linux Systems Engineer to join a leading digital sports content company based in West London.

Working alongside systems engineering and DevOps teams across Europe and the US, you will be responsible for deploying, configuring and supporting the continuous operation of Linux platforms, server infrastructure and solutions, working with cutting-edge technologies such as OpenStack, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Xen.

Candidates will ideally have a degree in Computer Science or related subject or equivalent industry experience, with strong knowledge of Linux operating systems and the ability to work at command line level, carry out bash or shell scripting and use configuration management tools.

A solid understanding of IT networking principles and troubleshooting skills are also required, along with familiarity with NFS, DNS / BIND, Sendmail, ProFTP / SFTP and experience of SAN / NAS devices such as NetApp.

Any additional experience of DevOps methodologies such as Puppet or Ansible would be highly advantageous, as would experience of AWS (Amazon Web Services) or Xen virtualisation platforms, including Xen Server administration. Experience of Tomcat, Java, J2EE or PHP application administration and an understanding of unit testing and deployment using tools such as Jenkins would also be beneficial.

Applicants must also have exceptional written and verbal communication skills to be able to explain technical solutions at all levels.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a cutting-edge sports content company at the forefront of technology during an exciting time of growth.

If you feel that you have the required skills to be successful and are fully eligible to live and work in the UK without restriction then please apply now for immediate consideration.




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