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Job role: Remote based Linux Systems Engineer

Location: Remote based / WFH

Salary: £40-50,000 + excellent benefits package (Healthcare, dental, buy/sell holiday)

Key areas: Linux, RHEL, SUSE, UNIX, AIX, SOLARIS, HP, Redhat, Centos, Ubuntu, Bash, Powershell, LINUX Distros, Linux Server

Are you a Linux enthusiast with a passion for managing complex systems? Do you thrive in a remote work environment, embracing the flexibility and freedom it offers? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our client:

Our client are an established technology house that deliver a range of AI, ML and HPC solutions to a range of businesses within the higher education, scientific, research and development, and a host of enterprise based firms.

They are cutting-edge tech company that thrives on innovation and embraces remote work culture. Their mission is to revolutionize the industry, and they believe that their success depends on the talented individuals who make up their team.

This is a new role owing to recent success and growth for their diverse portfolio of products and services.

You will be responsible for optimizing, managing, and scaling high-performance computing (HPC) environments.

Our client are at the forefront of innovation, driving the boundaries of what's possible with high-performance computing. Their team of visionary minds and technology enthusiasts work collaboratively to solve the world's most complex challenges. From cutting-edge research to data-intensive simulations, they are the driving force behind breakthrough discoveries.

Responsibilities will include:

-You'll be the backbone of their computational infrastructure. Your expertise will power their supercomputing clusters, ensuring seamless performance, reliability, and scalability.

-Designing, deploying, and maintaining HPC clusters for optimal performance and resource utilization.

-Crafting and implementing monitoring solutions to identify and address potential issues proactively.

-Collaborating with researchers, engineers, and developers to optimize application performance and parallel computing efficiency.

-Troubleshooting and resolving system, network, and software problems to keep operations running smoothly.

-Implementing security measures to protect sensitive data and maintain compliance with industry standards.

-Keeping abreast of the latest advancements in HPC, Linux, and virtualization technologies to drive continuous improvement.

Technical and soft skills needed will include:

-Proficiency in Linux system administration and shell scripting.

-Strong networking skills, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and firewall management.

-Familiarity with monitoring and performance tuning tools.

-Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

-Strong communication skills to engage with cross-functional teams and present technical concepts clearly.

Why You Should Join our client:

-Remote Work: Enjoy the freedom to work from anywhere in the world, without the constraints of a traditional office.

-Innovation: Be part of a dynamic team that values creativity, forward thinking, and staying ahead of industry trends.

-Career Growth: They invest in our employees' professional development and offer opportunities for advancement.

Collaborative Environment: Join a diverse and inclusive team that fosters collaboration and teamwork.

Cutting-Edge Technology: Work with the latest tools and technologies in the Linux ecosystem.

As a Remote Linux Systems Engineer, you will be involved in the following:

-Manage Linux-based servers: Install, configure, and maintain Linux systems to ensure optimal performance and security.

-Monitor and troubleshoot: Proactively monitor server health, diagnose and resolve issues, and ensure high availability of services.

-Automation: Implement automation scripts and tools to streamline system administration tasks.

-Security: Implement and maintain security best practices, including firewall configurations, user access controls, and patch management.

-Backup and Recovery: Set up and manage backup solutions and disaster recovery plans.

-Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of configurations, procedures, and incidents.

-Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support various projects and initiatives.

Technically you will have experience around the following:

* Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems (e.g., CentOS, Ubuntu, Red Hat).

* Proficiency in shell scripting and automation tools (e.g., Bash, Python, Ansible).

* Familiarity with virtualization and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) – desirable

* Understanding of networking concepts and protocols.

* Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) is a plus.

* Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.

* Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

* Proven experience as a Linux Systems Engineer or similar role.

My client are well respected in their industry sector and will offer further personal and carer development.

If you're a Linux aficionado with a passion for high-performance computing, my clients wants to hear from you!

If the above sounds like you, please get your CV in for a quick turnaround

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