Linux Architect

Job Role: Linux Architect

Contract: 6 Months+

Rate: Market rates

Location: Hampshire (Hybrid working available)

SC Security clearance is required for this role

Role Summary

I am recruiting a Linux Architect for a client of mine who operate within the UK defence sector. The role holder may manage a small/medium design team. You will be a competent design authority on larger or more complex solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the customers' business and commercial issues. As a Linux Architect you will Identify, design and deliver larger or more complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions.


  • Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.
    * Shapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
    * Defines the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, controlling technical scope and the work of the design team in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
    * Establishes customer requirements for a solution building strong relationships and acting as a major influence in the customer choosing the client.

Skills Required:

  • Linux Architect with Red Hat Linux and KVM experience required.
  • Proven track record of creating High Level Designs, Low Level Designs, BOM's and support documentation
  • Proven track record of leading the delivery of Linux technical solutions through the design and build of Red Hat Linux VMs and Physical servers, including creation of Gold Builds and Hardening of Servers
  • Experience of core Linux products including Satellite Server, Ansible Tower, Bit Bucket and Docker
  • A proven track record of Linux scripting
  • Track record of producing writing coherent, concise, and readable technical documentation
  • Extensive experience of technology design and implementation policies and practices
  • Provide 4th line support to projects and work directly with vendors through to successful fault resolution.
  • Experience of matrix resource delivery organisations

If you are interested in this role please feel free to reply to this advert and submite your CV or give me a call on 07766 512829

Many thanks,