Linux Systems Engineer

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A Linux Systems Engineer / DevOps Engineer is required to join a leading Scientific R&D organisation, based-in Oxford.

What will I be doing?
The successful Linux Systems Engineer / DevOps Engineer will join an in-house team of contributing to the support and Maintenance of the Linux estate, ensuring system security as well as building, supporting and maintaining core infrastructure.

This position is suitable for a junior – Mid-level candidate looking to join a fast-paced environment and skyrocket their career. You will have the opportunity to mould the position and make it your own, guiding their career development across a range of projects relating to HPC cluster management and/ or the development, maintenance and troubleshooting of Linux-based machines; working with both Python & Bash.

About the company
A local success-story, you will be joining an incredible research and development company who are at the forefront of their field. You will be joining a truly exceptional company and one of Oxford’s most exciting R&D institutions; originally, an Oxford University spin-off, the company have now grown exponentially, with multiple offices around the globe! You will enjoy benefits including:

  • 10% bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • On-site gym
  • Free parking
  • Private Healthcare

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A relevant degree within Software Engineering such as a CompSci or relevant training & experience within a commercial setting
  • Sound experience of Linux – Ubuntu is preferred but experience across any flavours is welcomed
  • Scripting skills in either Python or Bash
  • An awareness of configuration management tools such as Ansible
  • A strong and in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and other core networking technologies
  • Experience integrating with AD and other windows services
  • Experience within a mixed Windows – Linux environment is highly desirable as well as any experience of HPC Systems such as Sun Grid Engine

So what’s next?
If you think this role is a good fit for you, please apply below and I will be in touch with you shortly to discuss the role further.

Alternatively, if you’re not ready to apply just yet but would like some more information, please feel free to call me on 07850217833 or email

Job Type
Contact Name
Shanice Peart
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  • 10% bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • On-site gym
  • Free parking
  • Private Healthcare
Date Posted
October 19


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