IT Operations/Support Engineer (Linux)

  • Bath, England
  • Permanent
  • £26000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits + shift allowance

IT Operations/Support Engineer (Linux)

Up to £30k + £6k shift allowance + superb benefits

Based in central Bath

Our market leading international e-commerce client, based in the centre of Bath, within easy walking distance of Bath Spa train station including great restaurants and bars are looking to bring on an IT Operations Linux Engineer to join their team and a company that is experiencing some impressive growth.

As a lot of their developing client base are in America, they have set up a 24/7 shift pattern to allow for ongoing support of their customers. You would be expected to work 4 days on followed by 4 days off. The next shift pattern would be 4 nights on followed by 4 days off and so on.

Joining a close-knit team of nine other engineers, you will be involved in the monitoring, maintenance, support and deployment of their software and will have a strong analytical skills as well as a natural flare for problem solving.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Dealing and delivering support to the client base via the ticket system and telephone
  • Management of Linux and Windows server operating systems
  • Assisting customers with the deployment of the software
  • Patching and updating the operating systems and software

You will have:

  • Proven experience working in an IT operational support role working with Linux (ideally Ubuntu) operating systems
  • Virtualisation experience (ideally Xen, otherwise some good background in VMWare or KVM or Hyper-V)
  • Understanding around Routing/Switching/DNS/DHCP/Firewalls

Nice to haves include:

  • Couch DB
  • Apache
  • Nagios
  • CheckMK
  • Shell scripting (ideally BASH or Python or Perl or Ruby or Powershell) would be advantageous
  • ZFS & DRBD or advanced knowledge of similar such as BTRFS, LVM, RAID, CEPH, clustering solutions etc.

Salary is up to £30k + £6k shift allowance. On top of this, you will be entitled to share options, a generous holiday allowance, Pension, Life Assurance, Childcare vouchers, Excellent training, Cycle to work scheme.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking company who will help you progress your career with support in training.

The hiring manager is ready to interview so please send your CV to me to review or call me for an initial chat.

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