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Linux Engineer - £50 p/h LTD – Christchurch – 12 Months contract

The Company:

Advantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Linux Engineer with our prestigious defence engineering client in Christchurch/ Bournemouth

The Role

The Linux team within the IADG provides the development of, and support to, COTS-based and custom Linux environments - delivered through our secure gateways. Due to recent contract awards and planned upcoming retirement, there is a requirement for another member of the team.

You will work within an existing development team, working on the production of our Linux builds, integrated with open source applications and tools, within a secure/hardened and virtual environment.

You will understand the benefit of producing quality releases, within a challenging rhythm of release cycles, to meet customer commitments and milestones.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Maintenance of existing RHEL-based server estate
  • Development of new RHEL-based application servers
  • Development of automated testing tools
  • Development of automated administration tools
  • Documentation of technical change

The Successful Linux Engineer:

  • Strong Linux background ideally within Defence
  • RHEL 6 and 7 system administration and integration
  • RHEL package management (yum)
  • Use of virtualisation technologies
  • Strong shell scripting
  • Good TCP/IP knowledge
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools
  • Producing customised RHEL installations (kickstart)
  • RHEL package development (rpm)
  • Building and configuring open source tools and operating systems
  • Security hardening of Linux applications and operating system
  • X-Windows development
  • Network appliance configuration/administration

Please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 828843

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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12 Months
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