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Linux Site Reliability Engineer - Hybrid Working (Office/Home)

Excellent Salary & Benefits Package - IT Support - IT
Ref: 180 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Jul 2022

Linux Site Reliability Engineer

Our Aberdeen based client are looking for a Linux Site Reliability Engineer. You will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and management of the DevOps systems and processes to support the corporate IT infrastructure and related “Infrastructure as a Service” systems such as servers, storage, backup; and “Platform as a Service”(PaaS) ”Software as a Service” (SaaS) / systems such as Office 365 and associated Azure/AWS/GCP services.


They will cover all corporate IT locations globally for the provision of Linux Site Reliability support within corporate Private and Public Cloud environments and 3rd line support.


Principle Accountabilities

  • Implementation of DevOps & Linux technologies and Cloud platforms to support the corporate data infrastructure
  • Maintenance and upgrade of corporate DevOps infrastructure.
  • Ensure availability of corporate IT technology that support internal business functions, meeting agreed service levels.
  • Ensure availability of corporate DevOps & Linux technologies that support internal business functions, meeting agreed service levels.
  • Track availability of corporate DevOps & Linux deployments that support internal business functions against agreed or published service levels.
  • Provide security to all DevOps & Linux related systems.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate issues impacting the operation of the corporate DevOps & Linux infrastructure to support the company’s global operations.
  • Management and monitoring of corporate DevOps & Linux infrastructure.
  • Perform changes according to the corporate Change Management procedure.
  • Documentation of design, operation and troubleshooting of technology platforms and procedures.
  • Participation in planning and execution of IT projects within budget and time constraints.
  • Evaluation of new technologies and platforms to determine their applicability to solving business challenges and needs.
  • Act as a mentor for engineers regarding their management, maintenance, monitoring and documentation of all corporate DevOps & Linux systems as well as the creation of relevant policies, standards, and work instructions.
  • Participate in the on-call schedule for off-hours support.
  • Mentor and educate IT staff on operation and configuration of corporate systems, as well as on troubleshooting issues related to the systems.
  • Stay current with technological advances


Preferred Technical knowledge includes, but not limited to, demonstrable experience of:

  • In depth knowledge of Linux – RedHat & Ubuntu
  • In depth knowledge of infrastructure & cloud automation
  • In depth knowledge of scripted server provisioning and configuration
  • Knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering & DevOps principals
  • Knowledge of orchestration platforms – e.g. Microsoft Power Automate, Cisco Secure X
  • Configuration management and provisioning using Ansible & Terraform
  • DevOps scripting
  • API Scripting
  • VMWare vSphere
  • Systems management and monitoring platforms



  • RHCE or equivalent
  • Azure or AWS certified
  • Or equivalent experience



  • Demonstrable relevant experience at a senior level
  • Experience of a complex IT environment


To apply for this position, email your CV below. All suitable candidates will be contacted to arrange an in-person or video meeting.

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