Systems Engineer

Competitive | Leeds | Contract
Posted 11 months ago

Role: System Engineer x4
Type: Contract
Location: Leeds
Duration: 3 months
Project: Data Centre optimisation program.

We’re looking for:

• Hands-on technical experience in administration of GNU Linux (preferably Red Hat).
• Familiar with commercial cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure).
• An expert at working and developing with web services and APIs.
• Real-world experience working with container technology/frameworks (e.g. Docker, Marathon/Mesos).
• Experience in packaging and deployment of applications (e.g. Java, PHP), using version control systems (preferably Git) and continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins).
• An excellent working knowledge of configuration management, provisioning and orchestration tools (e.g. Puppet, Salt). Working knowledge and understanding of Puppet is highly desirable.
• Working knowledge of load balancing, high availability/clustering technologies.
• Solid understanding of virtualization, storage and networking.
• Experience in managing and maintaining application delivery platforms such as F5, and Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM).
• An understanding of project and service delivery processes, development and testing methodologies, and working to change and release management practices.
• Proven problem-solving and analytical skills.
• An awareness of operational support within a large enterprise organization; and the importance of disaster recovery, high availability, fail-over, and redundancy.
• Experience or a good understanding of providing PaaS, and its relationship with IaaS and SaaS.
• Ability to adapt to an existing, complex environment; and the ability to learn new concepts and technologies.

If this is of interest to you or someone you may know, please email your CV to

For more information about this role, please contact:

Dominic Firth
01423 878655

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