Senior Linux Infrastructure Engineer - CMS Senior Linux Infrastructure Engineer - CMS …

Resource Solutions
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
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Resource Solutions
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
Senior Linux Engineer/Developer London Contract until April 2021 Day Rate: Negotibale

Senior Linux Engineer/Developer

London

Contract until April 2021

Day Rate: Negotibale

The Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Engineering group in the Core Infrastructure division at an investment bank in London, and they are responsible for designing and implementing the firm's huge scale global Linux and Virtualization

infrastructure. The group is involved in evaluation, certification, integration, and maintenance of numerous products, including hardware, hypervisor platform, the Linux OS platform, system configuration, critical infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.), high availability products and virtualization management

technologies.

We are seeking skilled and experienced technologists to join our team and work on enhancing our large scale RedHat Linux-based platform, working with operational counterparts and customers to prioritize and execute on enhancements, extensions and remediation in these critical components of our infrastructure.

These hands-on roles require senior engineers, with experience using declarative configuration-as-code principles and extensive automation across a mixture of strategic engineering and design projects. The role will involve feature addition, configuration, tuning and troubleshooting of the existing Linux platform management systems as well as work directly with Linux O/S configuration and builds.

Skills Required

  • Experience of using a modern configuration management system (examples such as Salt Stack,Puppet, or Chef) to automate the management of a large-scale Linux deployment.
  • Strong Linux development and storng infrastrucutre knowledge is essential
  • Expert knowledge of Linux, including familiarity with C, UNIX system calls, and low-level O/S and network protocols.
  • Ability to write robust, maintainable code in Python and/or Perl.
  • Effective troubleshooting skills across hardware, O/S, network, and storage.

Skills Desired

  • Experience working in a large, multi-national enterprise in any industry vertical, showing experience of communicating and collaborating in globally distributed teams.
  • Enthusiasm for modern development tools and practices including Git, Jenkins, automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Experience of designing, implementing and supporting large scale production IaaS platforms.
  • Knowledge of building and managing Docker containers in a secure manner.
  • As a reference point, contributors to open source projects would be an ideal fit
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