Linux RedHat Engineer

DevOps and Cloud

Hampshire Contract / 3 months £300 - £325 per day

Linux Engineer – Contract | Fleet | 3 months

My client have an urgent requirement for a Linux Engineer to work an initial 3 month contract in Fleet.

Key Accountability’s

The Senior Linux Engineer reports into the Linux Team Leader. This role holds accountability for Linux Infrastructure service projects and production support.

· Ownership and leadership of technical resolution for high severity production incidents and Problems

· Adherence to company standards for change control, Linux security and Linux patterns.

· Take part in the technical team during disaster recovery and business continuity exercises

· Define operational procedures and documentation

· Provide on-call rota support where required

· Lead and define network delivery requirements for Service Improvement Unit initiatives

· Design and lead internal projects and deliveries aligned with the Linux roadmap

· Support the architect and product teams in developing the Linux roadmap.

· Identify new technologies and services to transform the Linux service offering

· Mentor the global technical team to build a high-performing technical delivery environment

Person Specification

· Expert knowledge of administration of RedHat products, especially RHEL 6 & 7 and Satellite 6

· Knowledge of the ITIL framework, vocabulary and best practices

· Expert in working with Vendor technical support staff, including vendor development teams

· Expertise in defining technical plans and procedures

· Expert in Configuration Management with a strong background in Scripting.

· Expert skills and a desire to automate functions

· Experience of RHEL and Apache performance tuning and capacity management on critical customer-facing systems and high-volume payments services

· Experience of working in a highly regulated environment and the associated processes and tools

· Have a strong working knowledge of infrastructure components and the processes required to maintain the infrastructure

· Have a good understanding of the business areas and application / service components used and an appreciation of applications from both a technical and business perspective.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

· RHCSE minimum – RHEL 6

· Proven experience with Automating operational processes and build processes using tools like Chef, ansible or Puppet

· Strong storage configuration skills with NFS and iSCSI. Must have a firm grasp of best practice, performance tuning, troubleshooting

· Strong emphasis on CHEF skills, including writing deployment and test scripts

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

· Good working knowledge of Apache and JBOSS 6

· Experience supporting Java applications

· Strong skills in developing monitoring solutions

· Experience working with cryptographic services and content

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Job Reference: JO-1808-139007

Salary: £300 - £325 per day

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Job Duration: 3 months

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