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Senior Linux Engineer

Description

We are looking for a Senior Linux Engineer with a focus on Red Hat operational system to bring his contribution mainly to the automation and monitorization, also process improvement for the systems. This role is a replacement for a team member whose contract is coming to an end early next year.

• Start date: ASAP
• Latest start date: willing to wait for the right candidate
• End date: 12 months contract from the start
• Extension: potentially, to be confirmed
• Work location: Basel
• Workload: 100%
• Travelling: n/a
• On Call: Yes

Scope of the role: To work as a member of the Linux team, the primary responsibilities include design, implementation, and maintenance and third-level support for enterprise-class software and hardware in our Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
Ensure that activities are undertaken in accordance with the client’s high security standards in alignment with corporate policies, release and change management, and compliance. Incorporate resilience practices such that solutions are adequately protected and able to be sustained during times of adversity.

We are looking for a senior system engineer to act as a SME in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. This role would be a mix between operational work and project-based activities. This role requires a good understanding of the Linux system, as well as strong automation skills and open-mindedness and ability to take on board ideas and translate them into technical terms.

Perfect candidate:
Looking for a team oriented experienced Linux automation engineer with very good knowledge in Red Hat Linux systems to work on configurations, deployment, changes, enhancements, trouble shooting

Tasks & Responsibilities:
As a member of the Linux team, the primary responsibilities include:
- Design, implementation, and maintenance and third-level support for enterprise-class software and hardware in our Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
- Ensure that activities are undertaken in accordance with the client’s high security standards in alignment with corporate policies, release and change management, and compliance.
- Incorporate resilience practices such that solutions are adequately protected and able to be sustained during times of adversity.

Must haves:
• At least five years’ work experience SME in Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems administration with proven hands-on experience and strong knowledge in automation using Ansible and Ansible Tower. (*****)
• Fluency with code management solutions, in particular GIT and CI/CD tools (***)
• Systems monitoring, ideally CheckMK and Prometheus (***)
• Systems management & provisioning using Red Hat Satellite and Capsules (***)
• Consistent track record in provision of third-level support and design input in an enterprise environment (***)
• Broad understanding of ITIL fundamentals and their application in a business environment (***)

Interpersonal skills:
• Excellent command of English and good communication skills
Nice to have:
• OpenShift experience
• Red Hat Certified Professional
• Good knowledge in backup solutions ideally Networker

If you are interested, please apply with your latest CV.

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Senior Linux Engineer