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Linux Systems Administrator

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: 50000 - 60000
REF: Linux Systems Administrator
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator


Gloucester (post COVID-19)

To £60K plus extensive benefits package


Due to the highly sensitive and secure nature of this project all applicants must hold current UK Security Clearance to DV level with Green Badge.



Our client is a Tier 1 global consultancy involved in many leading mission critical projects. One of their key critical IT infrastructure programmes, employing over 100 of their UK consultants, is looking for confident Linux Systems Administrators to join their Gloucester based team. This team develops truly Enterprise scale Cloud infrastructure solutions and represent one of the few programmes within the UK that develops infrastructures at such scale and complexity.


Required experience and qualifications:

This role would suit a Linux System Administrator who is keen to move to DevOps and will be particularly suitable to candidates from a defence background. Other skills and experience required include:

  • Redhat Linux server administration
  • Scripting languages such as Python, Bash and Java
  • Configuration and automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet and Foreman
  • Container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Virtualisation technologies such as VMware, Openshift, Azure and AWS


Your future duties and responsibilities:

All colleagues work in a highly supportive team environment, where initiative and continuous development is encouraged. Whatever your current level of experience, the technical breadth of the programme 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.


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.