Linux Engineer

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday

Location – Cardiff (commutable from Cardiff, Swansea and Newport)

Job Role – Linux Engineer

Salary and Benefits – £35,000 to £45,000 + 25 days holiday

Working Hours – 37.5 Hours, flexible start times between 8AM to 10AM

Dress Code – Casual

Tired of being a cog in a wheel and stagnating due to your limited surroundings?

If so, it’s time to join this South Wales based company that is easily commutable from Cardiff, Swansea and Newport.

If you come from a background in Linux engineering or System Administration, this is a great opportunity for you to branch out and work in a versatile and busy software development environment. This is a chance for you to strengthen your technical ability, whilst making the most of your creative flair.

List of duties and relevant experience includes;

-Linux (or UNIX) system administration – Centos, Red Hat, Ubuntu

-Good bash shell scripting

-Cloud Computing experience – AWS (EC2, RDS, S3 etc) and/or Google Cloud

-Web server administration – primarily Apache

-Database administration – Postgres & MySQL

-E-mail server administration – Postfix/Cyrus, GSuite

-Server monitoring software

-Firewalls – iptables, AWS security groups etc

-Load Balancing

-Building software from source packages

-DNS (bind & Route53)


-Familiarity with backup procedures and best practice

-LAN/WAN routing

-Packet tracing using tcpdump / wireshark

-Software version control systems – RCS, CVS, SVN, Git, Bamboo

-Familiarity with software release processes – dev-test-live

Network administration covering:

-Cisco IOS

– Cisco switch management

– Cisco PIX/ASA management

– Cisco IPSEC based VPNs

There is circa 16 people in the development unit – that is due to grow by 8 over the next 12 months, due to a successful year in sales and delivery. As the team matures, progression opportunities will certainly make themselves available to hard working individuals; senior, team lead and management positions are expected to emerge as a result of expansion.

Whilst there are preferred core hours of work, you will be given the flexibility should you need it, to start anytime between 8AM to 10AM.

If you would like to work in a diverse environment, where you can really make a difference, please get in touch with me, Tim Sampson, on 0117 428 0600 or drop me an email using tim @ and we can arrange a time to speak!

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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