Senior Operations Engineer (LINUX & AWS) - Bristol

  • Job Reference: HQ00015591
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2018
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus and benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Operations Engineer - LINUX and AWS

As Senior Operations Engineer, you will provide hands-on technical expertise and leadership to improve and develop our Operations' systems and practices. You will offer technical assistance and support to a team of Operations engineers and other departments whose systems are maintained by the IT Operations department.

The technical department is made up of Digital Transformation - leading on digital delivery and global digital services and Engineering - providing technical leadership for software development, QA, DevOps and application support. Our IT department has approximately 50 members of staff and also work closely with an offshore development team.

Experience Required:

  • LINUX and AWS
  • Experience working in an Enterprise class IT Operations department that provide technical support, monitoring, and incident response.
  • Experience in configuring and managing Linux based infrastructure in an Enterprise environment.
  • Advanced cloud hosting expertise in AWS in an Enterprise environment including maintaining the following services - EC2, RDS, S3, EBS, CloudFormer, CloudWatch.
  • Experienced in using automation to automate infrastructure tasks (Puppet, Chef etc)
  • Experience with scripting including, but not limited to: PowerShell, Bash, Ruby, or Python
  • Exposure to "DevOps" style working practices, developing and automating solutions related to Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery.
  • Experience working with VMware server virtualization.
  • Knowledge and direct experience implementing ITIL based service delivery principles and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and tasks within an agile and dynamic operational environment
  • Experience managing network security monitoring, detection, and analysis tools, to include IDS, IPS, DLP, SEIM, etc.


About the benefits:

  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Generous annual leave
  • A range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership.
  • Subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.


Modern offices 5 minutes walk from the train station and and numerous cafés and restaurants.