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Linux Platform Engineer


Greater London Permanent Up to £70000 per annum

Salt are looking for an experienced Linux Platform Engineer to join the growing Enterprise Applications team. You will be involved in managing a large range of technologies and taking responsibility for looking after the software and infrastructure that provide services to various part of the business.

You will help drive the expansion of Linux and Big Data technologies and grow their reach within my client. You’ll also help shape their infrastructure; driving the adoption of Linux based applications and big data technologies, build systems of high quality, with a focus on scalability, resiliency, security and automation.

The candidate

You will have the following:

  • Strong Linux/Unix experience.
  • Scripting (e.g. Bash, Python, Perl).
  • Orchestration tools (such as Ansible).
  • Automation via the use of configuration management (such as Puppet or Chef).
  • Strong understanding of Linux OS core principles, performance and tuning.
  • Experience in architecting, implementing and supporting applications running on Linux.

The following would be advantageous but not necessary:

  • Hadoop
  • Log indexing and searching (e.g. Splunk, ELK, Solar).
  • Batch and streaming job frameworks (such as Spark, Storm).
  • NoSQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB).
  • Middlewares and messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, FTL, Ultra Messaging).
  • Time series databases (such as InfluxDB, OpenTSDB, or Prometheus).
  • Kerberos, SSL certificates.
  • Database administration and querying (SQL).
  • Cluster managers (e.g. Docker, Apache Mesos, Kubernetes).

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Salary: Up to £70000 per annum

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