UNIX Engineer - Linux, BASH/Perl, Puppet, AWS

Location:  London, England
Salary:  GBP60000 - GBP75000 per annum + Benefits

UNIX Engineer - Linux, BASH/Perl, Puppet, AWS 


UNIX Engineer is required by a Financial Services organisation in London. 

I am currently working with a prestigious Financial Services customer in London who are urgently seeking a highly skilled and experienced UNIX Engineer to sit within the Engineering team and offer level 2/3 support of the company's systems as well as providing technical expertise in architecture and design of the infrastructure, databases and applications. 

You will be integral to the company's strategy for the UNIX Infrastructure and provide technical direction in a fast moving environment. You will be in a Subject Matter Expert in Linux OS, Storage Area Networking, and exposure to AWS, Puppet and scripting (BASH/Perl) amongst others. 

*It is ESSENTIAL that you have a strong background in Financial Services as the role will be working in a highly dynamic financial environment. 



The role is to proactively prevent and resolve issues that may impact the services, and to provide reactive support to what is a non-stop environment. The role involves in-depth technical experience on Linux platform and its hosted technologies. The successful candidate will be a team focused self starter, and a broad range of skills covering systems administration and networking with some exposure to application support.


Technical Skills: 

  • Linux operating systems (industry certifications advantageous) - LINUX EXPERT 
  • Systems support experience - critical support environment in the financial services industry
  • Project management experience including planning, resourcing, communication with sponsors and an understanding of critical path analysis
  • Strong scripting and programming (BASH/Perl)
  • Experience with TCP/IP and basic routing principles
  • Fundamentals of Storage Area Networking
  • Virtualisation technology experience, preferably across OpenStack and AWS
  • Experience of IBM and HP hardware, Puppet, Foreman, Nagios, Control-M, NetBackup, HP OpenView, Subversion, Jira and Remedy


This is an exciting opportunity with an opportunity to develop your career in a leading organisation. If you have the relevant skills and experience, please forward your profile for an immediate review. 


UNIX Engineer - Linux, BASH/Perl, Puppet, AWS 




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