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Do you want to be part of a very exciting and rewarding opportunity to design and develop technical solutions to support a number of key government agencies.

Do you want to be part of a team who provide leading edge secure solutions for customers in defence, blue light, science/medical and other industry research departments often within Universities.

If you are passionate about technology and innovation with a strong desire to understand how different technologies operate and want to test your abilities then we are keen to talk to you.

Step Forward and Realise your full potential by joining an agile and talented team who is responsible for developing, building and supporting of Linux and open source solutions within a secure managed services context along with diagnosing and resolving problems with existing Linux infrastructure.

You will be a part of a great company, where you will be able to grow and develop your skills and experience.

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for all aspects of the LINUX estate.

A typical breakdown of your role would be:

  • Work with and further develop open-source and commercial tooling for use internally and to deliver enhanced capabilities to our customers
  • Design and develop integration enablers between multiple systems
  • Understand and operate the devsecops approach to all development work streams
  • Provide 3rd line technical support, mentoring and fault resolution to 1st/2nd line support teams
  • Support our sales teams in a pre-sales function to understand user problems and assist with the definition of technical requirements
  • Help drive adoption of automation and software defined tooling throughout the business

What we need from you

We need someone that is;

  • Strong at problem solving with excellent time Management & organisational skills
  • Able to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • Ready to work under pressure and within strong security constraints
  • Prepared to work in technologies outside of your core skill set with the support and guidance from others
  • Prepared to travel, when necessary, to customer sites or other Prolinx locations
  • Able to obtain Security Clearance to SC level and potential to DV

What skills and experience do you need?

From an experience perspective we are looking for a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a Linux engineering environment and a working experience of DevOps.

Essential skills:

  • Enterprise Linux OS (Red Hat, CentOS, Oracle)
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • DevOps toolsets including Terraform, Git, Packer and Vault
  • Configuration management – Ansible or Puppet
  • Discipline to follow development and deployment best practices
  • Integration programming using Python and/or Java
  • Designing, building and support Kubernetes clusters

Desired skills:

  • Network technologies (LAN, WAN, Cisco switching, Juniper and Fortinet security products) and working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Database administration (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB or InfluxDB)
  • Virtualisation management experience – VMware, XenServer, OpenStack or Hyper-V
  • Working knowledge of Openshift, Openstack
  • Red Hat Satellite
  • Linux PKI

What’s in it for you?

You will be joining an exciting and growing company that operate with very exciting customers and partners.

Your benefits include, but are not limited to;

  • A competitive salary with discretionary bonuses
  • Flexible working with a mix or home and office locations but also flexible start and end times to suit
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private health benefits
  • 24 days annual leave with additional loyalty days added
  • Social events and gatherings

Prolinx Employee Benefits

These are just some of the benefits you can enjoy

Cycle to work scheme

Up to 35 days of holiday per annum

Annual salary review

Professional training & development

Up to 10% matching pension contribution

Health care scheme

Incentive scheme

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