Linux Administrator/Engineer

Due to rapid changes in software technology, development platforms and client solutions, coupled with significant growth in our core business, we are looking to recruit a Linux Administrator\Engineer to join our Information Support Services (ISS) team. 

You will provide day-to-day support, offering timely solutions to the wider business; project specific solution development to support our internal stakeholders; and development and implementation of more strategic IT solutions across the company.

Key qualifications & skills
  • A degree in computer science/engineering, information technology or related & comparable experience.
  • Strong Linux administration skills and Windows administration awareness.
  • Experience with effective management, administration and use of Linux High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters.
  • Experience with virtualization hypervisor technologies such as Hyper-V and KVM.
  • Experience with Cloud Services Architectures such as AWS and Azure and SaaS within corporate application solutions.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash and development languages.
  • Experience of web site management and bringing new sites online.
  • SQL database administration experience, particularly Microsoft, Oracle PostgreSQL, would be beneficial.
  • Ability to create technical documentation and guides, configuration procedures and runbooks.
  • Ability and vision to create automated approaches and scripts to minimise administration burden.
  • Experience with security best practices in Linux and Windows.

We are always happy to explore flexible working arrangements, including part-time and remote working.

How to apply

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To apply, click the Apply now button below. You should include a CV, tailored to this position, and a covering letter. 

Closing date: This role will remain open until the right person is found.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate, and work to create an inclusive culture across our business.

Contact us for more information
Emma Thomas
Personnel advisor
+44 (0)1491 822899