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Platform Systems Engineer - Redhat Linux - Puppet - Cardiff

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure & Service Delivery

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Dorrington

  • Contact email:

    DanielD@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    380

  • Salary low:

    360

  • Job ref:

    DD_CFRHEL-OP1_1539013574

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Platform Systems Engineer - Redhat Linux - Automation experience - Puppet - Jira - 3 month contract - Cardiff

My client is urgently seeking an experienced Platform Systems Engineer to join an existing project team on an initial 3 month contract in Cardiff. The successful Platform Systems Engineer will join a Server & Storage team responsible for operating system installation and maintenance, storage management, capacity, availability and performance management, and providing high-level support to the wider business. The successful contractor will be responsible for solution design and implementation, working closely with DBA's, Operational Analysts, Architects and the Disaster Recovery Manager. You will also provide best practices and consultancy skills within the team and wider business.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Extensive experience of administering commercial Linux environments - Redhat Linux with certification at RHCSA level or higher.
  • Redhat based management tools focused around the Redhat Satellite Server v6 product set
  • High level of experience with virtualised environments based on the VMware vSphere 5/6 and Oracle Virtual Machine (OVM) technologies.
  • Experienced with infrastructure automation technologies such as Puppet (preferred) or Ansible.
  • Experience with managing cloud based infrastructure services (private/public/hybrid).
  • Demonstrable experience of shell scripting languages.
  • You must be able to work under pressure and communicate complex ideas to non-technical audiences.
  • Desire to bring innovative solutions to the server and storage management area.
  • Understand and applying strong systems management principles across multiple server platforms.
  • Experience of working with DevOps toolsets e.g JIRA, Confluence, Github/Gitlab.

Platform Systems Engineer - Redhat Linux - Automation experience - Puppet - Jira - 3 month contract - Cardiff

Platform Systems Engineer - Redhat Linux - Automation experience - Puppet - Jira - 3 month contract - Cardiff