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Linux Support Engineer

Boston Hale




Posted: 10/02/2024

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My university client is currently hiring for a Linux Support Engineer to support their department on a permanent basis - with extremely generous holidays of 42 days per year (including 8 bank holidays and 4 days for Christmas) and a great team culture, this is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking for their next role.

The Linux Support Engineer sits inside the Platform Services Team. This is a hybrid role entailing 1-3 days in the office - working remotely, the office, and relevant data centres when necessary.

Main Responsibilities

General Technical Requirements
A working knowledge of the following systems is necessary to provide third-line support.
Linux systems based on Redhat Enterprise Linux / CentOS / Rocky Linux and Ubuntu.
Web servers and reverse proxies used by the University, Students, Staff, Research and Applications.
LAMP based applications such as Moodle (VLE) and WordPress which include production, test and development systems.
F5 Big IP Load balancers.
Samba Servers.
Nagios monitoring systems.
Prometheus / Grafana monitoring systems.
RADIUS / LDAP Proxies.
Backend management systems such as Ansible and Katello.
Deploying systems to both physical hardware / servers and Virtual Servers (VMWare).
Third Line Support
Provided general third line support via the central call management system and directly with Service Managers as required.
Script Development
Develop scripts, programs and playbooks to automate repetitive tasks and for use by support staff to carry out systems tasks.This client is offering a great work culture with a supportive team and the ability to take an autonomous approach in managing the Linux services. With a total of 42 holidays per year, this is a great opporunity for a Linux Engineer to have the ability to build up experience in a large environment using their iniatives and ideas to support along the way

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