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Senior Cloud Engineer (Linux) - £60k-£70k - Hertfordshire

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£60000 - £70000 per annum
UK

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With seven years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong ex-services network of SC and DV cleared CTI analysts and CCTIM managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs, from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence and security operations

Blackthorn Trace have partnered with a forward thinking, disruptive cloud solutions provider to hire an experienced Cloud Engineer. The company was started by a true tech enthusiast, who has now created one of the leading private virtual cloud offerings in the UK.

 

This CSP has a 50/50 split on Linux/Windows infrastructure, they offer SaaS Solutions, Applications Hosting, DRaaS and Backup as a Service. The teams skill set is Windows heavy leading to the need for a Linux Cloud Engineer to act as point of escalation and to coach and mentor junior members.

 

Acting as a senior point of escalation for all customer and client requirements, the following skill sets are required;

  • vCloud and vSphere Director knowledge
  • Linux OS - CentOS, Redhat, Debian, Ubuntu
  • High availability web architectures - HAProxy, Varnish, NGINX etc.
  • Orchestration tools - Puppet, Chef
  • ITIL frameworks
  • Scripting languages - PowerShell, Bash

 

This client offers very competitive benefits including; defined career pathway, 25 days holiday, healthcare and many company days out.

 

 

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.