Linux Engineer - Gloucestershire

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum - IT
Ref: 348 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Jan 2020
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Linux Engineer


To £60K plus extensive benefits package


Due to the nature of this work all candidates must be British Nationals, and already hold or be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to SC level or higher.


Essential experience required:

  • 12 months minimum Linux experience as a System Administrator (ideally RHEL)
  • Experience of managing and administering anti-virus, system back up and monitoring tools
  • Familiarity with the core tools such as git, ssh, Linux command line and Bash
  • Able to write documentation detailing routine system administrative tasks such as restoring services from back-ups, swapping out un-serviceable hardware etc
  • Root cause analysis and debugging to aid in the resolution of functional and performance-related defects
  • A passion for learning new technologies and innovation

Desirable: experience required:

  • Networking familiarity – e.g., can describe HTTP protocol, TCP/IP
  • Hadoop or distributed computation
  • Big Data
  • Able to write scripts using Python or Bash
  • Automation/configuration management (i.e. Ansible)


Job role responsibilities:

Our clients Linux Engineers are a diverse team of technical professionals delivering an innovative big data capability for the MoD. They form a key part of the client Operations Team and are responsible for the development, maintenance and administration of the platform plus the provision of timely operational insights from data.

Excellent Linux skills and a passion for technology are essential. This role is operationally focussed, extremely interesting and offers exceptional personal and professional development for anyone wanting to expand their skill set.


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission-critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.


Linux Engineer

Linux Engineer