Enterprise Linux Engineer

From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
14 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
What’s the role all about? Our Enterprise engineers are our most highly trained and experienced engineers, who work on our largest and most complex customer solutions. The solutions often include several layers including WAFs, caching reverse proxies, load balancing and high availability web and database servers. The engineers are expected to help design and maintain these solutions, and advise on any customer issues. What will my responsibilities be? In addition to helping customers, the enterprise engineers are also responsible for maintaining and progressing our own infrastructure as well as pioneering new products. Time is allocated for engineer projects, which they manage from the ground up. We’re looking for incredible technical individuals with amazing communication skills that can share their knowledge with our customers and our team. Being passionate about what you do is a pre-requisite along with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and be able to work on your own initiative. What skills do I need to have? Extensive experience in: · Multiple distributions of Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, etc) · Web servers (nginx, Apache) · Databases (MySQL, Percona, MariaDB, PostgresSQL) · Reverse Proxy Caching (Varnish, nginx) · Scripting (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, Go… anything) Experience in: · Enterprise monitoring solutions (e.g. Nagios, Zabbix). · High availability solutions (e.g. heartbeat, pacemaker, Red Hat Cluster Suite) · Virtualisation Platforms (VMWare, Openstack) · Exposure to SANs (3PAR, Dell Equilogic, Compellent) · Configuration Management (Saltstack, Ansible, Puppet) Ideally, certification in: · RHCE · LPIC-2/3 · Ubuntu Certified Professional What’s the earning potential? · We offer a salary of £25-40k depending on experience What are my working hours? This role will cover a shift pattern to include 5 days covering shifts of 8-5, 9-6 or 11-8 between Monday-Sunday. Typically weekend shifts are on a 1 in 5 rotation. This role also covers night shifts, on a cover only basis to cover holidays and sickness. What benefits are on offer? · Onsite parking · Gymnasium – great way to keep in shape · Private BUPA healthcare cover after 1 years’ service · Steam room to relax · Free fruit delivered fresh to the office daily · Birthdays off as a paid holiday · Company ski trips to Switzerland · Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn · Table tennis and pool tables to play all day, every day · Computer game area – so get your game faces on · Crèche on site – bring your little ones into work · Free kettle bells, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training · Football/netball/running clubs · Monthly pub quizzes - friends and family can also come along · Bar – free drinks on a Friday afternoon · Auditorium/theatre · An extra week holiday when you get married after 1 years’ service · Recording studio · Summer BBQs at the founder’s home · UKFest – our yearly festival with live bands, free food and drink for the entire company, friends and family. The event is described as a mini-Glastonbury with over 1000 expected to attend in 2016 · Regular cinema nights and LAN parties · Team building experiences climbing Snowdon · Family days out to Chester Zoo · Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after 2 years’ service · Friends and family open days where people related to the company come over to eat and drink with us at Christmas · Referral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for referring superstars to join the business · Future plans to have a dog kennels for all you dog lovers · Share Scheme for the entire business to make people feel rewarded and connected · Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contribution Performance Incentives · £4000 bonus to anyone who designs a new software deemed to be useful to the business · Reward trips to amazing places such as Vegas or skiing to Switzerland · Top performers achieve VIP parking · We’re also big believers in rewarding commitment, so you get £1k after 5 years with us and an amazing £10k bonus after 10 years in the family Contract type Permanent full-time This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66894018

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