Linux/OpenSource Application Admin / Senior Engineer

Salary: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Location: Camden, London
Sectors:IT & Tech

Job Opportunity: Linux/Open-Source Application Administrator / Senior Software Engineer

Location: Camden

Contract Type: Full-time, Contract Position

Company Overview: Join a dynamic team dedicated to technological advancement and innovation in the heart of London. Our organization is committed to fostering an environment where talent thrives, ideas flourish, and collaboration is at the core of everything we do. As a leading player in the tech sector, we're driving change and shaping the future. Be part of something bigger.

Role Description: We are seeking a seasoned software engineer with a passion for open-source technology, Linux systems, and application administration. As a Linux/Open-Source Application Administrator, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and upgrading our systems, ensuring optimal performance, security, and user experience. This position requires a deep understanding of Linux operating systems and proficiency in managing open-source applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administering and upgrading Open-Source systems on Linux, including Elastic, Jenkins, and Nexus.
  • Upgrading Red Hat Linux, with a preference for experience transitioning from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 and 8, as well as RHEL 7 to RHEL 8.
  • Utilizing Microsoft Azure for system updates and maintenance.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in administering and upgrading Open-Source systems on Linux.
  • Proficiency in upgrading Red Hat Linux distributions, particularly RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 and 8.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, with experience in system updates considered advantageous.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, STEM, or related field.
  • Strong background in shell scripting and other scripting technologies.
  • Solid understanding of Linux and modern GNU/Linux distributions, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Who You Are:

  • Enthusiastic about technology and thrive in collaborative environments.
  • Curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable in your approach to work.
  • Value soft skills and exhibit passion, enterprise, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.