Unix Engineer x7

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  • Location:

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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UNIX Engineer X7


6-month contract

Betweeen £500 - £550 per day

Clearance -

Account are willing to consider clear-able candidates (highest level clearance) or hold Active DV Clearance

Slight amendment to job spec below for slightly more senior position.

General skills

1. Essential - Skill and experience with providing and supporting enterprise scale solutions

2. Essential - Skill and experience with Agile principles, practices and frameworks

3. Desirable - Familiar in the use of Atlassian tools


1. Knowledge and experience with automated enterprise orchestration and management tools - Infrastructure as Code tools

2. Must have Linux - sys-admin demonstrable skills - ideally with RHCE qualification

3. Must be able to automate and write scripts - able to provide examples of past experience

4. Must be able to write scripts via Ansible or Puppet

Working Knowledge of:

a. Foreman / Puppet /Satellite

b. Hiera

c. Django

d. Gluster

e. Spark

f. Kubernetes

g. Jenkins

h. Docker

Familiar with / Working knowledge

1. Hardware vendor equipment - Dell, HP, Cisco - enterprise level solutions

2. Working knowledge of IP networks and networking protocols

3. Working knowledge of virtualisation and hypervisor technologies

4. Working knowledge of SAN and NAS storage - enterprise level solutions