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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 six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified 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: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

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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Senior Cloud Security Specialist

Do you want to be the best in your field and work for a leading fintech company who are the global leaders in electronic payments? Cyber Security is at the beating heart of their business. It's down to diligence and expertise that makes them the undisputed leader in electronic payments. It is their top priority to create a top-tier team, poised to defend against any potential cyber threats.

You will be working as the Cloud Senior Security Specialist to help every layer of the cloud to remain secure by using innovative and effective methods.

The Role

  • To be a cloud security champion and to work with team and all others involved in the projects.
  • Participate in proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs and solutions
  • To act as a security SME specifically focused on cloud security, automation, and monitoring technologies (Cloud Discovery, Cloud Hosting Security Monitoring, CASB, DLP, Cloud Based SIEM and data analytics, DDOS)
  • To be able to support the Cyber Security Engineering and Incident response teams to enhance current detection capabilities
  • Develop and expand API framework to interconnect Security Tools

What we are looking for in you

  • Use your passion to increase the different layers of defence.
  • You will know your stakeholders and understand their needs to provide an excellent service.
  • CISSP or equivalent industry certification to demonstrate security awareness
  • A very high level and demonstrable Cloud Security experience
  • Familiarity with SSO design and setup
  • Demonstrable experience of administration of Cloud Security Tools
  • Exposure to AWS or Azure. Experience of on boarding applications to Cloud security tools.
  • Significant experience in the majority of these areas:
  • Distributed systems/cloud computing security
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Protocols and network security
  • Cryptography
  • Data and application security
  • User and data privacy
  • Security assurance
  • Scripting / programming and working with API's

This is an exciting opportunity to take part in major projects spanning across the world. If you are an expert in cloud security and have a real passion and drive for security then this is the right role for you!

Go ahead and apply now!

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.

Systems Engineer

Looking to work for a leading MSP based in Hertfordshire? Our client is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to work within the Engineering & Projects team. As a team you will be responsible for a vast array of solutions and technologies, you will manage the end to end operations for both the internal and customer systems. This is an exciting opportunity to not only plan and build solutions but to also watch them grow as the company and customers business grows also!

The Job

  • 5 hours per week - 09:00-17:30 Monday-Friday (flexible)
  • Occasional evening/weekend work as required
  • Participation in the team on-call roster (after successful probationary period)
  • Taking lead point of contact & ownership of customer requirements for managed cloud solutions
  • Creating detailed plans for projects - defining scopes, milestones & deliverables
  • Designing, commissioning and managing cloud computing solutions consisting of some or all of the following components:

Firewalls, Storage & Networking (Routers & Switches)

Virtualisation platforms

Windows & Linux Server platforms - physical & virtual

Hosted virtual desktop systems

Backup & Disaster Recovery systems

Servers providing integration with managed security systems (Anti-Virus, SIEM)

  • Providing out of hours on-call assistance for urgent technical issues escalated from the Support team. (This is part of a weekly rota shared between the team)
  • Troubleshooting & problem-solving technical issues or providing technical assistance/advice as required
  • Liaising with suppliers/vendors for support as required

Key Skills

  • Experience with deploying and the configuration Firewalls
  • Deployment and management of Share Storage
  • Windows Server deployment and configuration
  • Fluent in administrating in Windows PowerShell
  • Deployment and configuration of Virtualisation Platforms
  • Proven experience working in a SysAdmin or Engineering role with 3rd line support

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent
  • Microsoft MCSE - Windows Server
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer or equivalent (such as LPIC-2)
  • VMware VCP - Datacenter Virtualisation
  • Citrix CCP - Virtualisation
  • Cisco CCNA - Routing & Switching

Your day to day responsibilities will allow you to work with a vast array of different technologies and allow you time to research and test emerging technologies. Apply today

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.