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Linux Systems Engineer

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Not Specified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Job Ref:

Linux Systems Engineer - Belfast

Salary: up to £50k + Medical + Pension + Phone + Laptop

The Company

Our client is a leader in building, integrating and managing complex cloud environments for their clients globally. They are accredited with the leading global cloud technology providers and offer the full spectrum of IT Managed Services, Integration Services, Software Development and 24X7 Support. They enable organisations to advance their digital transformation journey at an infrastructure and business optimisation level with their consulting practice and business automation software tool set. Led by an experienced team of industry experts the workforce of IT and business professionals operate internationally.

The Role

The successful individual will be a self-starter, able to work through issues from start to finish with little assistance, reporting on root cause providing recommendations for resolution.

Should have previous hands on Linux server experience and must be comfortable with taking escalations on advanced server issues from the rest of the support organization.

On-call is required as a part of this role. Engineer would be expected to be available when necessary to take escalations from systems engineers and team leads.

Must be flexible to work long days or weekends when necessary for client implementations, systems upgrades, or other projects.

Expected to work as part of a team and be openly collaborative when working through issues with other team members so they can address issues during future occurrences.


Should be comfortable speaking to clients regarding their technology needs and making recommendations

Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and perform Root Cause Analysis

Ability to troubleshoot and solve issues in a timely manner.

Ability to work from a ticketing system and provide quality updates to clients and team.

Ability to document all work completed and train support staff on client systems.


3-5 Years Linux server administration experience including but not limited to:

Strong understanding of Linux patch/package management.

Strong understanding of File System Technologies including (NFS, GlusterFS, AutoFS, Samba, CIFS)

Strong understanding of OS performance tuning.

Strong understanding of rsync.

Strong understanding of using OS tools to diagnose hardware issues Shell scripting

2-4 Years Storage/Network experience from Linux/UNIX perspective o Ability to troubleshoot SAN issues o Ability to troubleshoot iSCSI.

Ability to troubleshoot networking issues

1-3 Years experience in centralized authentication services, e.g. Powerbroker preferred

1-3 Years experience working with containers is a must. Docker preferred.

1-3 Years experience in Automation tools, e.g. Puppet/Ansible, preferred

2-3 Years VMWare ESXi preferred. Candidates lacking this experience in the areas will be expected to


B.S/B.A. Degree or Relevant Experience preferred

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