Linux/Devops Engineer

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Job Role: Infrastructure Automation Engineer (Linux)

Contract: 6 months+

Rate: £650-£700 per day

Location: Ipswich

Security Clearance: DV clearance is required

I am recruiting an Infrastructure Automation Engineer with expertise and knowledge of Linux for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator operating within a UK defence sector.

As a technical specialist you'll be working within a fast-paced, constantly evolving team that uses DevOps methodologies to deliver world class secure platforms that make a real difference to our customers. From operating systems, build automation, deployment, monitoring, data storage, virtualisation and in-life management and threat detection and remediation, you'll be delivering the platforms that many of our programmes depend upon.

You'll also be deeply involved in the full engineering delivery life cycle, including working directly with customers to understand and capture requirements/user stories, through to integration, acceptance and customer sign off.

Experience you would be expected to have

  • Experience automating deployments and configuration management of Linux and/or Windows systems using Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Ansible
  • Advanced Powershell Scripting
  • SQL Server Design and Management Skills
  • McAfee EPO (End Point Security)


  • Experience of leading a team of technical professionals using modern software development methodologies (eg Atlassian and/or Gitlab).
  • Experience in developing and maintaining continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines using test tooling such as Molecule, Jenkins, Pester and Robot)
  • instrumenting networks and monitoring using observability platforms such as Elastic (NoSQL), Influx or Prometheus (TSDB) with experience dashboarding using tools such as Grafana or Kibana.
  • System integration skills using programming/Scripting languages such as Python, Powershell and Bash.
  • Worked on hybrid cloud/on premise virtualisation and container platforms (eg VMware and/or Kubernetes).
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