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Systems Engineer

Job Description

Systems Engineer


£30-35k per year

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Design and Implementation of IT server and storage infrastructure both on premises and cloud-based, physical and virtual
  • Able to provide a high level of technical support to the rest of the Infrastructure Team as well as other IT stakeholders
  • Capable of leading complex projects 
  • Resourceful and Creative
  • Maintain system operation, install new systems and maintain system security and performance 
  • Experienced with automation tools and scripting languages

Person Specification, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role in a highly-transactional fastmoving environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Must be a good team player with a can-do attitude
  • Experience working with large (500+ instance) environments

Technical Requirements:

  • Proficient VMware and Redhat skills
  • Proficient CFengine or Puppet or Foreman or equivalent
  • Proficient Unix Shell scripting or perl or python
  • Strong cloud computing AWS or Openstack
  • Strong Enterprise SAN storage experience
  • Strong Nagios or Icinga or Check_MK or equivalent
  • Knowledge of logging tools such as Splunk and Graylog
  • Knowledge of one or more of MongoDB, Kafka, MySQL, GlusterFS
  • Knowledge of Docker
  • Knowledge of DR, resilience and multi-DC strategies and implementation

Recruitment Direct is acting as a recruitment agency.

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