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Senior Linux Systems Administrator, Chef, DevOps, Hyper-V, Terraform – A2/1332

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Date: 06 December 2018

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Senior Linux Systems Administrator, Chef, DevOps, Hyper-V, Terraform

If you’re seeking a new opportunity as a Senior Linux Systems Administrator / Engineer then this could be your ideal next challenge!

We have a new job opportunity available for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator with our client based in Swindon and are seeking candidates with strong Linux skills (hosted solutions) and a passion for technology. The successful Senior Linux Systems Administrator will need to have developed strong Linux engineering skills incorporating end-to-end design implementation and support of complex Linux solutions. Any Senior Linux Systems Administrator with experience on Dev-Ops, automation tooling and containerisation are highly desired.

Not only will you get in-depth exposure working within a DevOps environment but also with emerging new technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes. In return for your efforts and hard work the company will reward you with a great career path and progression, supplemented with support and training to help you advance your career.

The main Duties & Responsibilities of the Senior Linux Systems Administrator include:

• To drive the strategy for DevOps, Linux implementation and support
• Develop new secure enterprise solutions using pen Source automation tools
• Maintain and improve the hosted machines, based on Linux (RedHat and Centos)
• 3rd Line technical support
• Mentoring junior support teams
• Provide subject matter technical advice and support
• Lead technical discussions with customers
• Introduce new security features to help the secure the Linux platforms.

You will need the following Skills and Experience:

• Experience working with enterprise scale solutions, with blue-chip clients
• Expertise with RedHat Server, CentOS Server
• Linux deploy and manage including cluster builds
• Open source deployment & config as well as Automation tooling (Terraform, Ansible)
• Config/Dev management toolsets (Puppet, Chef, Jenkins and GitLabs)
• Working with virtualisation technologies such as ESX, KVM or Hyper-V
• Exposure with containerised environment technologies like Kubernetes and/or Docker.

This Senior Linux Systems Administrator role does require candidates to pass SC Clearance. Knowledge of ITIL best practices and ISO9001, ISO20000 & ISO27001 are also desired (but not essential).

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join a growing company, with a great client base, and an expansive and modern technology stack!

If you’re interested in this fantastic new opportunity then please apply now for immediate consideration.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator, Chef, DevOps, Hyper-V, Terraform

Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

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