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Linux Systems Engineer

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Recruiter: Armour Communications
Listed on: 3rd May 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Who we are?
Armour Communications Limited creates market leading secure communications solutions for voice, video, messaging and data on smart devices, Windows 10 desktops and integrates with landlines. Armour's product offerings include FIPS, NATO and CPA approved solutions to OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE, with additional security layers to mitigate threats up to SECRET. Supplying government, large enterprises and finance markets around the world, with an easy to use, intuitive app, available in app stores and a highly scalable cloud-based service or an on-premises solution providing customers with complete control and privacy of their communications.
What will you be doing?
We are looking to expand our IT Operations team to cope with increasing customer demand for our products. Working in a hybrid cloud infrastructure environment, the role will be focused on supporting internal and cloud infrastructure, as well as project-based work. The position would suit someone who is passionate about Linux (predominantly Ubuntu), as you will be installing the Armour product suite, and solving infrastructure problems across multiple projects. You will be working individually, as well as in a small team. There will also be the occasional potential for interacting with customers.
Essential skills/experience

Must be capable of obtaining UK security clearance (e.g. UK resident for at least past 5 years)
Proven commercial experience with Linux (Ubuntu, with Red Hat an advantage) administration.
Strong knowledge of scripting and other server-side programming, e.g. Python/Bash.
Networking Skills - TCP/IP, DNS, Network Protocols, etc.
Experience and willingness to work with open source software, like Docker, KVM, Prometheus, Apache/NGiNX, MySQL/PostgreSQL, and others.
Ability to follow process and clearly document tasks.

Nice to have skills/experience

Customer facing/on-site client support experience
Experience with Asterisk or similar voice / gateway products.
Experience of configuration management software.
Experience of creating high availability and redundant systems.

What do we offer you?

A dynamic, and supportive work environment where we develop our software applications in-house in a highly focused team, with the opportunity to get involved in every aspect of our projects.
Potential for company share options, and bonus scheme based on company performance.
25 days holiday.
3% Pension.
Company laptop.
Free tea, coffee and biscuits!