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Linux/Unix Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Cloud & Infrastructure

Linux/Unix Engineers

Capita are on the market looking to add to their successful pensions & benefits team, a successful Linux/Unix Engineers who will be responsible for the design and development of infrastructure of an enterprise scale, mission critical platform by writing awesome code and automated tests and to adapt and extend the systems to meet changes in business needs and requirements. We're looking for outstanding team players with excellent problem solving abilities and competence in several technologies and languages. We operate in an agile environment, using some cutting edge technology and are passionate about reaching CI/CD nirvana! If you're a strong technologist, with a desire to both "do the right thing" and "do things right" as part of a multi-disciplinary devops team, we'd love to hear from you.

Required Technical Competencies:

  • Linux / UNIX - Displays competency and depth in the Linux (or UNIX variants) operating systems. Understands file systems, kernel processes, basic networking, troubleshooting and diagnostics. Is very comfortable shell scripting in (ideally) several languages.
  • SaltStack - Can develop salt states to perform a range of tasks on target machines. Understands Salt's remote execution framework and event system. Can abstract modules and template code with Jinja.
  • Terraform- Understands how to create and manage terraform states for provisioning infrastructure in a range of possible target providers (at minimum, AWS).
  • AWS - Is proficient with most of the common AWS services such as EC2, IAM, Route53, RDS, S3, Security Groups, EFS and load balancing & routing. Can interact with these services via Web Console, CLI, API and Terraform.
  • Development Tooling - Uses git, Jira, Jenkins and related tools and understands CI/CD pipelines.
  • Docker - Knows how to build and manage Docker images and containers. Can create images from scratch or by extending base images.

Desirable Technical Competencies:

  • Oracle - Understands DBA functions and has some knowledge of PL/SQL.
  • MongoDB - Understands core MongoDB admin concepts and manages mongo clusters in appropriate way.
  • PaaS Technologies - Has experience using container management and platform tools such as Mesos, DC/OS, Kubernetes, Rancher, Nomad etc.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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