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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Staines, TW18 1BB

c£60-70,000 + Bens


Mary Hirst

01923 224481

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Are you a Senior Linux Systems Engineer / Site Reliability Expert with experienced in Centos/ RedHat, looking for a systems manager opening for a leading high tech firm?

Our client are currently providing user centric video streaming services to many of Europe’s major broadcasters using their own proprietary software hosted on AWS. You'll help them support incident and problem management tand find ways to constantly improve service quality and stability as well as improvements of system management practices.

Daily activities for the Linux Systems Engineer

? Be accountable for Linux infrastructure and applications and manage infrastructure providers
? Ensure infrastructure incident and problems are handled according to priority and severity
? Proactive collaboration with othinternal technical teams
? Provide consultancy to customers in case needed
? Upgrade, Patch and Fix deployment inenvironments in case required due to stability or security reasons
? Ensure system stability and security
? Infrastructure capacity management

The successful candidate will have around a broad experience including Linux Systems Administration and monitoring, shell scripting or Python, build and configuration skills with the ability to keep services run fast and securely. Skills required include:

? Significant experience in working with Linux (CentOS/RHEL)
? Good working knowledge of shell scripting or other scripting languages such as PERL, Python, PHP
? Currently active competence in IP, HTTP, and DNS.
? Experience with working systems with high availability
? Experience with working with large scale web applications
? An enthusiasm for investigating new technologies
? An ability to express concepts clearly and concisely by email or verbally
? Experience in working successfully in a small team and demonstrating some leadership qualities

An advantage if you have experience in AWS hosted environments or broadcast media.

This position joins a friendly company in a relaxed media style culture. It provides in-depth on the job training into video streaming protocols and a bespoke technical platform.

We think you’ll love what this company are offering, as well as the fast moving industry sector in which it operates. Also working for a SME it's a nice job if you want the opportunity to have a real input into shaping the service going forward. Apply now with CV for immediate consideration.

Email your application to mary_h@informatiq.co.uk or for more details please call 01923 224481

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