Linux Infrastructure Engineer – immediate exposure to AWS/Cloud

North West


£45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits


Linux Engineer, Linux Administrator, Infrastructure Engineer, Senior, Lead, Linux – Gain immediate exposure to AWS/Cloud/DevOps

My client is an established organisation who are looking to enhance their team with an experience Linux Support Engineer

As the Linux engineer you will report to the Head of IT and work closely with the entire IT team to support a large network of Linux servers spread across multiple data centres and AWS. You will be able to demonstrate strong and broad technical capabilities to assist in maintaining the company infrastructure working to industry standard best practices.

As a Linux Support Engineer you will already hold the following experience;

At least 3 years experience as a Linux Support Engineer or DevOps Engineer or similar

Essential Technical Skills

● Network/Security – VPN, subnetting, routing etc
● Linux Server Administration
● Scripting – Python, Bash
● Orchestration and Automation – Ansible, Jenkins
● Database Administration – MySQL
● Systems Monitoring – SNMP

Desired Technical Skills

● AWS – EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFormation
● Version Control – Github, BitBucket
● Container Technologies – Docker
● Configuration Management

Personal Skills / Attributes Required

● CCNA/CCNP or equivalent Networking certification
● LPIC or equivalent Linux certification highly desirable
● Proven experience of working in a dynamic IT environment
● Ability to prioritise tasks effectively and adapt to changing priorities
● Excellent communication skills, able to communicate at both a technical and a non-technical

My client is a small to medium (SME) company with offices in Manchester and other parts of Europe. This is an exciting time to join as a Linux Support Engineer as you will hold a lot of autonomy and grow as the company grows.

Please send your CV today for immediate consideration. Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this role. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

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