Lead Linux Engineer

Lead Linux Engineer

Job Title: Lead Linux Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £50000 - £77000 per annum
Reference: 16712_1617033313
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2021 16:55

Job Description

We have opportunities for talented Linux Engineers who wants to join a leading cyber team to help develop and maintain a suite of applications. As a Lead Linux Engineer you will be expected to take a lead role in all aspects of the System Development Lifecycle. Working in agile feature delivery teams with Software Developers, Test Engineers and other specialist, to design, build, deliver and support critical customer systems using the latest techniques and technologies. Developing cross discipline skillsets that will enable you to work more efficiently and succeed in taking on complex challenges.
Applicants Must Hold A High Level Of Security Clearance To Be Considered
You will have the following experience.

*Extensive years' experience of designing, deploying and administering Linux or Unix based solutions, using virtualisation, containerisation, Infrastructure as Code and DevOps tools, techniques & procedures.
*Certified to RHCE equivalent level in one of the appropriate Linux certification bodies, for example GIAC, LPI, Oracle, RedHat or The Linux Foundation;
*Experience of designing, deploying & troubleshooting IPv4 Networking, including Subnetting, OSPF Routing, VLANs and VPNs;
*Experience of automating tasks using Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, Puppet or Python;
*Experience of administering Virtualised or Containerised systems in VMWare or Docker;
*Experience of working within complex or high security environments.

Desirable Technical Skills
*Experience of configuring IPv4 routers and firewalls;
*Experience of designing, building & maintaining VMWare ESXi clusters;
*Experience of using Git or Subversion for configuration control;
*Experience of using centralised configuration management services such as Ansible or Puppet;
*Experience of using Public Cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure;
*Experience of using agile collaboration tooling, such as Jira and Confluence;
*Knowledge of Scrum or SAFE based Agile Delivery;
*Knowledge of ITIL based Service Management delivery.

Title: Lead Linux Engineer
Pay Rate and Benefits: Competitive
Location: Cheltenham
Key Skills: Linux, IPv4, Routers, Firewalls, Unix, RedHat, VLANs, VMware, Networking

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level

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. This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.