Linux Engineer

£42,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

We are seeking a skilled Linux technical specialist to help support the Bank’s Linux systems. The successful candidate will have a high level of experience and expertise with Red Hat Linux in a mixed Linux/Windows environment.



The jobholder will work as part of a team to support the Bank’s Linux-based systems. The jobholder is likely to be involved in the following activities:
• Support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems (RHEL 5, 6 & 7) in both physical and virtual environments including patching and security controls
• Will be key to the running of several critical services and maintaining a gold service
• Maintain and develop scripts for automated configuration management, monitoring, and batch
• Provide support for JBoss EAP running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Provide support of Puppet for configuration management in the Linux environment
• Provide support of RHN Satellite for server builds and patching;
• Work with BMC Control-M for scheduling of Jobs
• Work with Tripwire for audit and compliance
• Provide recommendations for improving the current operational processes and procedures
• Participate in out-of-hours support for Linux systems
• Maintaining Linux systems in line with Bank security policies, including patching




Essential
• Experience of managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux production systems running RHEL 5, 6 & 7
• Experience of using scripting to automate tasks
• Planning and prioritising, analytical thinking
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience of working within the ITIL framework
• Experience of managing systems with RHN Satellite

Desirable:
• Recent experience with JBoss
• Experience of using VMware as a virtualisation platform for Linux guests
• Linux performance tuning skills
• Experience of Kerberos, especially with regard to securing applications running on Linux
• Experience with configuring Linux systems for use with Oracle RDBMS
• Experience with Control-M
• Experience with Tripwire
• Exposure to use of Linux as a platform to host to “big data” platforms such as Hadoop

As a unique institution, we have a reward package which sets us apart from other organisations. It includes a competitive salary, but also a much wider offering, including a defined benefit pension and comprehensive flexible benefits. We also offer a working environment which fully supports individuals through flexible working, wellbeing initiatives including an on-site medical and dental unit.
This specific role offers a base salary of c. of up to £40,000 (subject to experience and skillset)

For more information about this role, please contact:

Richard Drew

richard.drew@itqfinancial.com
0207 516 1237

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