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Senior Linux Engineer. - London - Linux/Unix, Redhat, CentOS job in London

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Job Ref:  204671585
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £70000 - £90000/annum bonus
13/10/2016 04:00
Senior Linux Engineer - Linux/Unix, Redhat, CentOS, bash, Perl, Python, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Rundeck, Packaging

Title: Senior Linux Engineer.
Location: London.
Salary: c£80,000 -£85,000 pa very competitive base salary in line with a top city financial institution (neg on experience) + bonus + bens.
Start: ASAP.

Do you want to wok with a client who loves Linux and are going to do great things with Linux? The technical challenges surrounding their Linux plans will be complex and technically demanding and will require hard work yet will be interesting and satisfying when solved. Interested? Read on.

The Company. The established client is an expanding firm with a leading platform for developing exciting and market leading financial products; the team that you will work with is of a high level who work closely together to solve tough technical challenges to support the company's plans They offer a sociable, flexible and highly stimulating working environment, where good ideas are recognised and rewarded.

The Role

As a Senior Linux Engineer you will be part of the team responsible for implementing a strategic move from a predominantly Windows infrastructure to Linux. You will join the team to re-shape the technological framework, actively participating in the evolution of the architecture and its design. The role provides a unique opportunity to join a team that plays a central role within a leading Financial Services firm. You will focus on projects to scale and automate the enterprise Linux environment engaging in a wide range of tasks from evaluating new vendors/technologies, through to helping to manage the low latency framework.

Skills and Qualifications.
You will have experience of rolling out a fully automated Linux set up on a large scale from scratch. You will have outstanding knowledge of bash, Python and Perl amongst others, as well as an excellent understanding of network protocols such as IP and TCP. Additional skills desired include:

- Experience in Linux/Unix and ideally Red Hat/CentOS.
- Scripting (e.g. bash, Perl, Python) & automation.
- Strong understanding of OS core principles, performance and tuning.
- Solid knowledge of basic network protocols (e.g. IP, UDP, TCP), OS network stacks
- Configuration management application such as Puppet or Chef.
- Orchestration and automation tools such as Ansible and Rundeck.
- Packaging (e.g. RPM's, including repositories).

Academics: ideally you will have obtained a 2:1 degree but it is experience that counts!
In addition to the technical skill set, we are looking for motivated team players who are able to see where efficiencies can be made in systems and processes and who can then suggest solutions as to how things could be done better. They are always looking to continuously improve and it is important that you do as well.

For more information on this exciting project please call Simon on (Apply online only) or email your CV

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