An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Linux Automation Engineer to join the UK’s leading independent managed hosting group, at our Leeds HQ. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing and exciting organisation where your decisions truly count.

You will:

  • Champion new products
  • Develop and refine tools, procedures and workflows that create consistency and stability for our internal operations and customer experience.
  • Discuss ideas at a high level and use your technical ability to follow through and implement them.
  • Review and research potential new products, presenting them to the wider team to highlight their potential.

Be a champion for projects

  • Be comfortable working in a fluid environment where requirements and priorities may change at short notice.
  • Be prepared to be the cause of that change.
  • Continually think about the root causes of issues, and where necessary, stop and re-evaluate a project with the team to ensure it doesn’t just address the symptoms of a problem.
  • Ensure that projects move ahead in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate with different teams to ensure that work is achieved effectively.

Document and communicate your work

  • Appreciate high-quality documentation and have pride in your own.
  • Enjoy using communication and collaboration tools for maximum efficiency.
  • Produce documentation on development work that can be used for Research and Development funding.
  • Effectively communicate with other departments to highlight the goals of new and existing projects and their ongoing progress.

Essential Attributes

  • Strong Linux Sysadmin Skills.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of IT Infrastructure,
  • Scripting (BASH, Python, Lua, Powershell)
  • Comfort with collaboration and open communication.
  • A positive attitude and a desire to learn.

Desirable Attributes

  • Automation and Config Management Skills (Ansible)
  • Knowledge of Databases (MySQL, Postgres, Influx)
  • Knowledge of Data Serialisation Languages (JSON, YAML)
  • Experience working with automation and monitoring tools (Icinga, Grafana, TICK stack, ELK stack)
  • Experience with source control (Git, GitLab)
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Networking Technologies
  • Knowledge of the web hosting industry and associated technologies. (Apache, NGINX, IIS)

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package:

  •  28 days holiday plus 8 statutory public holidays.
  • Flexible working.
  • Paid role-specific training and exams.
  • Opportunity to develop new skills and progress.
  • Company health expenses plan with BUPA.
  • Aviva life insurance.
  • Free Parking.
  • Generous company pension.
  • Discount on tech goods.
  • Dress down Fridays

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