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Senior Linux Systems Administrator

  • Location: London, West London
  • Sector: IT, Software Apps / C++ / C# / Java
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MRJ32188/8
  • Salary: to £55K+ benefits

Job description

Senior Linux Systems Administrator - RHEL Linux, Cloud (AWS) West London - to £ 55K+ benefits

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Linux Systems Administrator with good RHEL or CentOS experience to join a 50 strong software R & D company who develop high performance computing systems for applications such as High Frequency Trading Systems and Cybersecurity.

The company are an Amazon EC2 F1 partner and have forged partnerships with some of the worlds premier hardware OEM's to develop some of the worlds fastest computing systems and applications.

You would be joining a small team who are responsible for supporting both internal development systems and customer deployments of their systems and would provide support on a variety of Linux systems and applications.


The role is very interesting and diverse but, typically, you would be involved with -


> Set-up and deployment of workstations, servers and services
> Providing general technical support (mainly Linux, some Windows/OS X)
> Maintenance, improvement and documenting of internal IT infrastructure, services and networks including IT security
> Specifying, building and modifying bespoke hardware systems
> Developing, improving and maintaining internal systems automation infrastructure
> Maintaining and improving company wide IT procedures across offices in Europe and USA (e.G. Backup and disaster recovery, collaboration tools)
> Daily management of a small team of system administrators


You will need experience in most of the following -


> Excellent knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 6/7
> Programming using scripting languages: Bash, Python, perl, ruby, etc.
> Virtualisation technologies - Proxmox, KVM, Docker, Mesos etc.
> Advanced knowledge of FreeNAS, ZFS and similar storage technologies
> Experience with high-reliability and distributed file systems
> Excellent diagnostic and communication skills
> Linux Networking and user mgmt. - iptables, VPN, firewalls, DNS, LDAP, SMB etc.
> Switch and Router configuration - JunOS, IOS


This Senior Linux Systems Admin job is a great opportunity to become involved with high performance computer systems and to fully utilise your Linux skills in a cutting edge R & D environment. The company work on some of the most exciting projects in high frequency trading, cybersecurity and are a go to HPC partner for European Research projects. So, if you are looking for a Linux Sys Admin job which is just a bit different, where you will be exposed to the latest hardware and software, working in both internal and customer focused Linux support, this is for you.

For more information on this exciting London based Linux Systems Administrator job please contact Mike Jenkins on mjenkins@redlinegroup.Com or on 01582 878827.
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