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Lead Linux Engineer

Job Title: Lead Linux Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH54320_1499764640
Contact Name: Jason Coad
Contact Email: j.coad@parity.net
Job Published: July 11, 2017 10:17

Job Description

Senior Linux Engineer - Design & Build - Automation (Puppet/Ansible)

Do you have strong background in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and automation skills in either Puppet or Ansible? Would you like the chance to enhance these skills as a hands on Technical Lead doing high and low level Design and Build work across a global business? Well here's your chance.

This role is all about providing solid production platforms the internal and external customers so you'll need to have a strong Linux background and have good experience with either Puppet (ideally) or come in with Ansible/ Chef etc. and an open mind to technology solutions.

What you'll be doing:

  • You'll be the go to person in a 5 strong team of Linux Engineers and DBAs
  • Hands on technology lead and Team lead responsibilities
  • Ensure use of source control, configuration, build and release tools
  • Exploit automation to maximise application delivery quality and efficiency.
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Enterprise level Linux Build project work


  • Extensive knowledge of: Linux (Redhat) - RHCE Preferred
  • Red Hat Satellite knowledge is essential
  • Experience of working with: Puppet (Ansible or Puppet also considered)
  • Technical Team Lead or Lead Engineer with mentoring experience is a must

Tech stack used here includes - Linux, Puppet, AIX (legacy), VMware

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