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Infrastructure Engineer – Linux

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer – Linux
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon
Salary: 45000 - 55000
REF: Infrastructure Engineer – Linux
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineer – Linux




To £55K


Due to the secure nature of this work, all candidates must be British Nationals and already hold or be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to DV level.


*Candidates may be required to work in Gloucester, Chippenham or Cheltenham whilst DV clearance is secured.



This is an exciting opportunity for Infrastructure Engineers at varying levels who are looking to join our client based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.

Whatever your current level of experience, the technical breadth of our client’s programmes offers the ability to extend and deepen your skill set, where training is delivered through a combination of mentoring, on-line and classroom-based courses via technical partners.

Some projects focus on new client requirements to design and build virtualised environments, and thereafter to provide a ‘business as usual’ service. Others focus on Secure Applications Management Services developed for government clients.


We are looking for candidates with good Linux skills sets who are keen to be developed into the DevOps environment.


Essential experience required:

Linux skill set and scripting experience are the essential requirements


Our programmes work across a wide range of technical skillsets, so experience of any of the following areas are a bonus:


Operating Systems (Build / Support / Administration)

·         RedHat / CentOS Linux 7+


Virtualisation: (Build / Support / Administration)

·         VMWare ESXi / vCenter 6+

·         vRealise Automation

·         vRealise Orchestrator

·         VMWare NSX

·         vRops Monitoring

·         Microsoft Azure Stack

·         Microsoft Hyper-V

·         Docker


Storage: (Build / Support / Administration)

·         VMWare vSAN

·         General: NFS/CIFS/Block


VDI: (Build / Support / Administration)

·         Citrix NetScaler

·         Citrix Storefront



·         Ansible

·         Foreman

·         Puppet

·         Power Shell

·         Bash

·         Python

·         Javascript



·         Cisco Switching

·         Cisco Firewalls

·         DHCP / DNS / NTP



·         SQL / Oracle & any others E.g Postgres, NoSQL, NiFi



·         ARC SIGHT

·         KEMP load Balancers

·         Anti-Virus Solutions

·         Demonstrable analytical and consulting experience working across a broad range of military, civil government and commercial organisations


Job role responsibilities:

•         Working on-site client, troubleshooting, investigating incident resolution across a large variety of technologies supporting a large number of systems

•         You will also be supporting continuous development and regular change and releases

•         Working in a Service Delivery (ITIL) environment

Our client’s projects are based in their offices or at a client site but may require travel to other locations.


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.