DevOps Engineer / Linux System Administrator

Metrix It Solutions Limited
£40000 to £55000
12 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer / Linux System Administrator

My client is currently seeking a DevOps Engineer / Systems Administrator to join their established DevOps team in Central Birmingham. This role presents the opportunity to work on a large-scale distributed application.

Location: Birmingham, Central Birmingham

Salary: up to £55K

The successful candidate will be involved in maintaining and developing infrastructure services while making continued service improvements. They will have a strong Linux background, and will have experience supporting complex multi-tiered services.


  • BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years commercial DevOps / Systems Administrator experience.
  • Strong Linux with shell scripting skills.


  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Nginx / Apache
  • Memchache / Redis
  • PHP
  • DNS / HA Proxy
  • Nagios
  • OpenVPN
  • Puppet / Jenkins
  • MySQL
  • Docker / Virtual Box / KVM / Openstack
  • AWS / Google Cloud


  • Working as part of a team on a large-scale application in use daily by major global media companies.
  • Planning deployment of new / updated infrastructure components.
  • System monitoring and day-to-day management.
  • Working with technology and infrastructure vendors.
  • Management of data synchronisation and backup processes.


  • Familiarity with public cloud service management systems and APIs, including AWS and Google Cloud experience with cloud-based application deployment and dynamic scaling, including the use of serverless architectures.
  • Knowledge of version control / source code management tools desirable.
  • Knowledge of Linux-based virtualisation environments, especially KVM and OpenStack.

If this role would be of interest to you then please contact Daniel Carr on ************ or ***************************

Metrix IT are experts in the delivery of Contract & Permanent IT Professionals, operating from our head office in Bromsgrove we offer a specialist technical recruitment service within the IT industry for both our candidates and clients. Metrix IT is an equal opportunities employer.

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