Linux Systems Engineer

£445 | Greater London | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Linux Systems Engineer wanted for a large UK Telecoms Company based in one of their London office.

The Linux Systems Engineer will be working on a large Wi-Fi project and will be responsible for developing and maintaining the core systems environment.

The Linux Systems Engineer will have the responsibility and accountability to deliver tangible results based upon systems performance and uptime as well as the true end-to-end customer experience.

The Linux Systems Engineer will need to have deep understanding and knowledge Linux administration, virtualisation, containers, scripting and CI/CD. As well as general knowledge of RADIUS, content filtering and networks. The candidate must be a self-starter, but also capable of working within a team environment.


On a day-to-day basis the role will involve maintaining and developing the integrity and security of the Wi-Fi core systems and infrastructure.

Essential skills:

· A number of years' experience in a multi-site virtualised environment (VMware).

· Experience in continuous delivery environments with components such as Jenkins, Git and Ansible or Puppet.

· Experience with automated server builds on CentOS/RHEL 6/7 (Kickstart, Spacewalk, Cobbler)

· Knowledge of creating and maintaining container-based applications (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

· Have a deep understanding of all aspects of Linux systems administration not limited to error log checking, performance monitoring and tuning.

· Proficient in more than one of the following programming languages:

o Bash, Perl, Python or Ruby.

· Experience working in an agile environment.

Desired skills:

· ISP experience, familiar with RADIUS, Captive Portals, Access Gateways

· Experienced in the running of Open Source technologies to help build and maintain systems, networking technologies, DNS Platforms, AAA platforms, load balancing, database administration (MySQL).

· Wi-Fi products (Hardware and Software) experience.

· Experience with SANs (Pure Storage/EMC).

· Experience with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK)

· A good working knowledge of mobile networks, the mobile communications marketplace, and the ability to deal with constantly changing and evolving targets

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Roberts
01442 285 016

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