Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Reading or Guildford - £50,000 to £75,000

We’re looking for someone who is intelligent, curious and loves solving problems. In this customer-facing role, you will be responsible for supporting the company’s platform, an on-premises cloud that integrates hardware, virtualization software, and management software into a single platform.


Job Functions

  • Research, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues involving network, compute and storage hardware as well as the company’s internal software.

  • Document all technical inquiries and develop content for knowledge base.

  • Support key internal initiatives involving pre-release testing, validation and documentation.

  • Provide highly-technical and end-user support to clients via telephone, chat and ticketing system.

  • Collaborate in a fast-paced environment with multiple teams (software development, quality assurance, product management, etc.).

  • Provide knowledge transfer and informal training to clients and co-workers.


Required Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, particularly RHEL/CentOS

  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server operating systems (2008, 2012, and 2016)

  • In-depth understanding of L2/L3 networking protocols including switching technologies, routing fundamentals, IP subnetting and address management, firewalling and load balancers

  • Strong conceptual knowledge of public and private clouds

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies, preferably VMware and Hyper-V

  • Hands-on experience with bash scripting


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related technical field

  • CCNA and RHCSA certifications are a plus

  • CCNP and RHCE certifications are a significant plus


About The Company

Smartphones and computers are everywhere in today’s world. Technology runs businesses and the economy. Our client makes it easy for businesses to use technology. Our solution eliminates traditional virtualization, storage, and networking silos and replaces them with a single, high performance, easy to manage solution. We’re fundamentally changing the way businesses consume infrastructure and IT services.