Systems Engineer

Full Time Oxfordshire IT Job Pro UK

Systems Engineer – Linux /Web (Contract)

Key Objectives:
Responsible for infrastructure & application (web) activities, the Systems Engineer has a broad operational, support and delivery remit across datacentre & cloud environments (Azure). As part of a small high-performance team the Systems Engineer will manage and drive improvement across an integrated architecture ensuring systems remain stable, available and performant.
Main Responsibilities: 

Linux (Ubuntu & CentOS) on VMware technologies leveraging ZFS
Oracle Glassfish servers and load balancers (HA Proxy)
Automation & Scripting (Bash, PowerShell, Ansible, Python)
Webservice & API management
System & device patches, upgrades and fixes
Incident, Problem & Change management of technical issues
Occasional deskside support as required
Timely communication with users, colleagues and partners to inform, log and escalate
Documentation as required (e.g. specification, design, map, runbook or change). 
Background / Experience:

Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems
Strong understanding of web services & API management
Strong scripting and automation experience (Team City)
Practical understanding of ZFS
Practical operating understanding of VMware
Clear understanding and exposure to storage management
Desirable:Working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
Desirable: Database experience (Postgres, SQL)
Desirable: An understanding of Agile and DevOps methodology 
Personal Skills:  

Inspires confidence with a self-starter attitude with distinguishable accountability
Demonstrable ability to work dynamically, collaboratively & effectively
Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills with keen attention to detail
Confident in taking on challenges and enjoys learning new concepts, methodologies and technologies
Demonstrates personal commitment
Solid communication, both written and oral
Desirable: Presentation techniques confident in front of Experts & Leaders alike.Desirable: Training & Mentoring with an innate willingness to share knowledge.

If you are intrested and would like to learn more please send your CV! 

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