Senior Linux Engineer

Competitive | | Contract
Posted 4 days ago

Senior Linux Engineer Contract
Initial 4 months
£400 a day

A leading technology company in York are looking for a Linux Engineer Contractor to work with a high-profile client.

What this role involves:
•Support and management of a complex web and video delivery infrastructure, and its supporting tools.
•Delivery of projects and service improvements across a variety of technologies.
•2nd- and 3rd-line user support for a wide range of issues.
•Application releases and infrastructure support for development teams.
•Diagnosis and fix of a range of operational issues

What we'll need you to bring - required:
•Practical experience in Linux systems administration (ideally including Ubuntu).
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to interact professionally with colleagues, customers and suppliers at all levels of seniority and technical ability.
•Good time management and prioritisation skills, able to self-manage a varying and busy workload.
•Flexible in approach to work and a team player, where everyone pitches in to get the job done and works to improve the service to the client.
•Ability and enthusiasm to learn new skills and technologies.
•Good working knowledge of AWS.

What would be desirable (the more the better!):
•Knowledge of the concepts of DevOps, and experience with infrastructure-as-code (e.g. Puppet, Terraform, Ansible).
•Experience of working with project delivery teams and an understanding of project methodologies and terms (e.g. Agile, Kanban).
•Experience of working with CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo).
•Able to code reliable and well-documented scripts in Python, Bash and/or Perl
•Some SQL and basic database administration (MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL).
•An understanding of containerization (e.g. Docker) and container clustering.

Please send a copy of your CV to Dominic Firth or email

For more information about this role, please contact:

Dominic Firth
01423 878655

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