Linux Devops Engineer

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Linux Devops Engineer

Permanent; 37½ hours per week
Remuneration package
£27-37k per annum (dependent on experience) plus pension benefit
Office location
Bicester, Oxfordshire

What you’ll do

  • Work on our key software products by managing internal processes, systems and functions
  • Work on live supercomputer systems throughout the UK and Europe
  • Research design and implement new methodologies
  • Develop and integrate existing software programs and platforms
  • Participate in group meetings and make presentations to your peers
  • Be exposed to cutting-edge software technologies and methodologies and help to move the business forward
  • Hands on design, implementation and testing
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for delivery of your projects
  • Help improve the team, company and product processes
  • Be exposed to large scale computer systems and supercomputers, as well as emerging technologies such as public and private IaaS

What you’re good at

  • All things software development, operating systems and systems management
  • Working individually as well as part of teams
  • Your interests/skills have particular emphasis on Linux environments and using, installing and configuring open source software
  • A keen eye for software testing/release management and continuous integration tools
  • Working with others both technical and non-technical
  • Solving problems; you understand that most business problems can be solved in numerous ways

Our ideal person

  • A demonstrable open-source software background, interested in Linux system management using development methodologies, experience in open source tools
  • Is a fast mover; you have a strong drive to build a career in cutting-edge development and administration
  • Has a can-do personality, comfortable with communication at all levels
  • Has degree level education
  • Has experience in scripting languages such as Bash, Ruby, Python, Go
  • Has hands-on experience of infrastructure-as-a-service (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud/OpenStack/VMWare)
  • Can demonstrate experience with IoC and config automation technologies (Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Terraform)
  • Experience with container driven workloads (Docker/Kubernetes/Singularity)
  • Looking to learn/develop a wide range of technical skills in a challenging environment
  • Has a great attitude towards learning new and developing existing skills

Benefits and perks

  • Exposure to challenging projects, cutting-edge technologies and daily learning opportunities
  • Generous group pension scheme
  • Small team with a relaxed working environment in a young up-and-coming company
  • Training/book allowance
  • Flexible working hours - we promote a healthy work/life balance culture
  • Friendly social atmosphere

Other opportunities

We are also seeking candidates for the following positions:

Graduate Software Developer

  • £25-32k per annum, dependent on experience
  • Develop programming and architectural design skills
  • Design, implement, test and deploy software products
  • Make use of cutting-edge technologies
  • No prior knowledge of HPC required