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    Linux Engineer

    Up to £70000 per annum

    Job Description

    Linux Engineer:

    A leading Financial Services company in the city of London is seeking a Linux Engineer to be part of the Infrastructure Operations and Engineering team that support over 700 systems running RHEL v6 & v7 on a mix of physical servers and virtual machines running on VMware.

    This person will provide day to day Operational production support, incident management and routine maintenance for the Linux infrastructure, covering all aspects of Linux system administration.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Ensuring all Linux systems meet their SLAs for availability and performance.
    • Investigation and timely resolution of incidents and problems on Linux servers.
    • Ensuring system backups complete, and performing adhoc restores as required.
    • Performing security and maintenance patching and major system updates
    • Working closely with the Engineering teams to help build and deliver new systems.
    • Providing technical expertise to other teams within Infrastructure and Operations but also to the wider teams across IT.
    • Being the escalation point for technical issues that the less experienced engineers are unable to resolve

    About you:

    • 5 years of Linux support including strong, recent experience of supporting Red Hat Linux (v6 & 7)
    • Desirable experience of NetApp Cluster Data ONTAP v9, Red Hat Satellite v6, Veritas Netbackup v8, Nagios/OP5 monitoring.
    • Ability to quickly and effectively troubleshooting technical issues.
    • Willing to learn new technologies.
    • Able to work effectively within a small team.

    This is a permanent role based in London, operating on shift patterns covering 7:00-18:00 Monday- Friday.

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