Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 07/01/2020
Reference: 896551_1578411399
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 15:36

Job Description

Are you an experienced Linux engineer who wants to join a leading cyber team within an evolving and dynamic organisation?

Due to the success of a number of strategic Gloucestershire based programmes, our client is looking for a number of ambitious engineers to join their team on a contract basis. With a primary focus on supporting large scale Linux deployments, your experience will cover a variety of technologies, working closely with development teams to understand complex problem sets and apply your skills to solve them.

Working with and alongside their customers, they use modern engineering methods (Scaled Agile, DevSec Ops, Site Reliability Engineering, micro-service architectures) and cutting edge techniques (data science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) to tackle complex and challenging problems and deliver cost effective, reliable, supportable solutions.

How you will make a difference
Innovation is key and they have immediate opportunities for talented Linux engineers to join their team to help them develop, deploy, maintain and decommission a number of large-scale clustered systems. They are in a phase of rapid growth and are continually looking to augment out permanent teams with talented contractors.
As a Lead Linux Systems Administrator, you will have a number of key responsibilities, these are primarily around systems support and maintenance, deployment of custom software in line with release schedule, incident management, vendor escalation and supporting your software development team. Experience of working within Software Development teams, including DevOps practices would be advantageous.

Essential Experience
5+ years industry experience as a Linux engineer
Experience or knowledge of either Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 7 & 8
Experience of installing, upgrading and troubleshooting Java based applications
Experience of Linux server integration with Active Directory
Experience of building secure systems using corporate PKI solutions
Knowledge of core Networking Principals
Experience of technical leadership or team management

Desirable Experience
VMWare or Cloud-based architectures
Accumulo, Hadoop & ZooKeeper administration
Agile/Scrum methodologies using tools such as Confluence and Jira
DevOps approaches and associated tools such as BitBucket, Ansible, Jenkins & Docker
Messaging and Routing Technologies such as NiFi and Kafka
Different programming languages, such as: Bash, Perl or Python
Working with open source products
You will enjoy a growing career as we work collaboratively to innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional Information
You must hold a high level clearance for this role
Contract role
Duration: 12 months
Location: Gloucestershire

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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