Platform Engineer (DevOps)

£70,000 | Central London | Permanent
Posted 5 months ago

Our client is a dynamic, pioneering and inspiring organisation, with start-up mentality. Currently we are urgently looking for a proactive and meticulous Linux Systems Administrator to join Enterprise systems operations team. This is a truly varied role where no two days are the same. You’ll play a key part in ensuring performance reliability that supports improvement and new features to our customers’ experience. You’ll ensure our services are always available to customers and to help grow the server infrastructure in line with our expanding customer base.

You’ll be an experienced Systems Operations Engineer with a solid background in Systems administration, specializing in automation, central configuration management, security, disaster recovery, and monitoring. You’ll ideally demonstrate:
• Significant experience in a similar role, with accountabilities as outlined above
• Experience working in a Linux / Unix environment, and knowledge of the Linux operating system (in particular CentOS / RedHat)
• Knowledge of Data centre techniques and processes and experience working in high-availability 24/7 situations with large server estates
Significant experience in providing 3rd level (or higher) support within a corporate environment is essential
• Knowledge of Web and Database server applications such as Apache, MySQL and Redis; big-data storage and search infrastructures; and queue processing frameworks
• Knowledge of Amazon Web Services and similar Cloud-based services
• Knowledge of Network Protocols (including HTTP) and Web Browser to server communications
• Ability to perform software installations and configuration using centralised automation frameworks, such as Puppet / Chef
• Experience and understanding of development, programming and release cycles

If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you! We‘re based in Farringdon in a dynamic, fun office with a great start-up culture. We foster a collaborative environment where team members share ideas and thoughts, whether at our desks or playing table tennis. We also offer staff a host of extra perks and regular social activities.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Darpan Roda
0207 025 3633

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