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Lead IT Operations Engineer

  • Location: Bath, somerset
  • Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Computer Futures

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About the job

Did you want to be the lead figure within a team of talented Linux & Cloud Engineers, which sits inside a rapidly expanding Software Business in Bath? Engineers skilled within Cloud & Linux based technologies, who will look at you to take lead and coordinate raising issues within a busy and demanding environment.

Due to the companys continued growth within domestic and international markets, they are looking for you to join and lead these Linux & Cloud Engineers. As a Lead IT Operations Engineer, your Linux experience will be the strongest string to your bow, where youll help and be the escalation point to junior engineers within the team.

Your work will contribute towards the companys 24 hours operation, monitoring, maintaining, supporting and deploying unique cloud and virtualised infrastructure. Linux operating systems being the main emphasis. Xen & VMware experience will also be extremely useful.

You will be fully responsible for your shift and team, ensuring that the team is delivering a world class proactive support service to domestic and international customers. We expect you to also define and shape scope, deliverables, toolsets and processes associated with the team.

Skills & Experience;

Linux Ubuntu Operating systems, other flavours of Linux will be of interest Debian, Red Hat/Redhat or Centos.
Clear experience of using Virtualisation (ideally Xen, alternatively advanced knowledge of others such as VMWare, KVM, HyperV etc.).
Experience of running your own scripts Shell scripting (ideally BASH, or Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell etc.).
Exposure of resilient and redundant file systems (ideally ZFS and DRBD, alternatively advanced knowledge of similar such as btrfs, LVM, RAID, CEPH, clustering solutions etc.).

Experience within these areas will also be highly desirable Nagios, CheckMK, Apache, CouchDB or Windows Operating Systems.

If you wanted to lead a Linux and virtualised environment, then please contact Computer Futures directly.

To find out more about Computer Futures please visit


Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy Registered office 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom Partnership Number OC387148 England and Wales



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