Linux DevOps Engineer

  • First Military Recruitment
  • Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Sep 14, 2021
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Job Description

AR226 - Linux DevOps Engineer

Location: Shrivenham, Swindon

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Linux DevOps Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

You will be part of a small, agile and talented team responsible for developing, building and supporting of Linux and open source solutions within a secure managed services context along with diagnosing and resolving problems with existing Linux infrastructure.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and improve our secure Linux hosted offerings over multiple platforms.
  • Support the development and implementation of Open Source and DevOps tooling for use internally and with our customers.
  • Provide 3rd line technical support and fault resolution to 1st/2nd line support teams.
  • Provide technical advice, and act as a focal point for technical personnel within their area of responsibility.
  • Help drive adoption of automation tooling throughout the business.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Agile/Scrum working practices.
  • DevOps toolsets, Linux OS deployments and maintenance.
  • A working knowledge of TCP/IP Networking.
  • Knowledge and understanding of OS security hardening techniques.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working within a Linux engineering environment and a working experience of DevOps.
  • Enterprise Linux OS (Red Hat, CentOS, Oracle).
  • CI/CD pipelines.
  • DevOps toolsets including Terraform, Git, Packer and Vault.
  • Configuration management - Ansible or Puppet.
  • Database administration (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB or InfluxDB).
  • Discipline to follow ITIL best practices and ISO9001, ISO20000, & ISO27001 certifications.
  • Discipline to follow development and deployment best practices.
  • Analytical & Problem solving skills.
  • Excellent Time Management & organisational skills.
  • A flexible approach to work at all times and the commitment to ensure tasks are completed to deadline.
  • Work autonomously or as part of a Team.
  • Prepared to travel when necessary to customer site or other locations.
  • Ability to obtain (without restrictions) Security Clearance to at least SC level.
  • Desirable:
  • Network technologies (LAN, WAN, Cisco switching, Juniper and Fortinet security products) and working knowledge of TCP/IP networking.
  • Virtualisation management experience - VMware, XenServer, OpenStack or Hyper-V.
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes or Openshift.
  • Red Hat Satellite.
  • Linux PKI.
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator or equivalent experience.
  • Red Hat Satellite.
  • Kubernetes Certified Administrator.
  • VMware Cloud Native Master Specialist.

Location: Shrivenham, Swindon

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000