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Systems Engineer / Linux Administrator

Job Title: Systems Engineer / Linux Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15619/E/JR/031120_1604399378
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Systems Engineer / Linux Administrator (Storage Networking) Pioneering global technology company is seeking a skilful Systems Engineer to join their established team, where you'll have the opportunity to showcase your ability, develop your skills and work on one of the world's most modern Supercomputers.

With plenty of scope for career progression, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to accelerate their career. You'll be supported to reach your professional potential, and encouraged to stay up to date with industry best practice and have paid for training and certifications (e.g. RHSCA, RHCE).

As a Systems Engineer you'll support the development of a high performance cluster environment encompassing servers, storage, workstations and networking in Linux. You'll remain technically very hands-on, carrying out installations and Data Centre work such as racking, component swaps and network cabling. You'll work as part of a small, highly collaborative team where you'll support a range of tasks with a focus on optimising automation, including first line support and some deeper investigations.

*Please note: this company is currently operating with a mix of office-based and work from home work. Going forwards, you can enjoy a great deal of flexibility, with the expectation that you will be office-based in Tunbridge Wells for the majority of the time*.

*You're a Linux technology enthusiast with a breadth of experience as a Linux Systems Engineer or Administrator
*You have strong trouble shooting skills of systems and application issues
*You have a good understanding of storage, deployment, automation, configuration and networking (e.g. xCAT, Lustre, Cisco, Ansible)
*You're able to script / code with Python
*You're familiar with monitoring systems such as Zabbix and Ganglia
*You have a good understanding of Data Centre environments
*You're degree educated, Computer Science preferred
*You're collaborative, with good communication skills and client facing ability

As a Systems Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £50k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including pension, family medical care, 25 days holiday and a range of flexible benefits.

If you are interested in this Systems Engineer / Linux Administrator (Storage Networking) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.