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Date Added: Fri 12/02/2021

Senior Systems Engineer - Linux / Windows

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £85000 - £108000 / daily

Senior Systems Engineer - Linux / Windows / PoweShell/ AWS / VMware / Kubernetes


Location: Post Covid-19 the role will be based from Central London

Salary - to £108,000 plus 10% bonus potential and benefits

Do you have a broad range of systems infrastructure and general purpose programming skills?  Want to work for a world-renowned company who are deeply committed to creativity, innovation and efficiency.

Sentinel are working with a prestigious client in its industry, a business that are continually evolving, fast-paced and provide numerous career opportunities.

Skills & Experience:

We are looking for someone that has a strong mix of the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of industry experience, preferably working in a similar role
  • Authoritative with both Windows and Linux (Debian variants preferred), including installing, configuring and problem solving issues
  • Experience designing, building, and managing virtualized and containerized environments (e.g., VMware, Nutanix, Kubernetes)
  • Practical networking experience (4 layer model, TCP/IP) including diagnosing, and remediating basic network issues (e.g., firewalls)
  • Demonstrable ability to write and debug automation tools and scripts (e.g., PowerShell, shell scripts, Python)
  • Experience building and managing configuration management solutions (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, etc)
  • Cloud experience, preferably in AWS
  • Experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g., Tomcat, Apache/NGINX/IIS, databases, etc)
  • Experience with software development principles, including version control systems, Agile development methodologies, and automated CI/CD pipelines


As the Senior Systems Engineer you'll report directly to Head of Systems Engineering and be responsible for:

  • Lead in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software, system management tools, and hardware, virtualization, and storage related systems
  • Maintain security, backup, offsite replication, and general DR strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time of any task
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of availability for all systems
  • Monitor and resolve alerting issues for all infrastructure systems
  • Monitor and test system performance for potential bottlenecks, and collaborate to drive solutions and implement changes
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support for team related assets and domains

Linux / Windows / PoweShell/ AWS / VMware / Kubernetes

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Sentinel is an award-winning technology recruitment and consulting company with offices in the UK, Czech Republic, and Switzerland. We work with global brands, ambitious start-ups, and leading recruitment outsourcers, ensuring access to exceptional talent through permanent, contingent labour, and statement of work services.

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