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Engineer – E1 (Red Hat Linux)

Engineer – E1 (Red Hat Linux)

  • Location: Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002801649
  • Closing Date: 21 November 2019

Job description

We need:

- An Infrastructure Engineer for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

You will join our Infrastructure Engineering team, which provides design, build and non-production support services for the IT transformation delivery teams. You will use your technical expertise to create technical artefacts, enabling high quality technical solutions to be delivered at pace.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum you’ll:

- Have a proven track record in providing technical delivery through the design, build and implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Have in depth knowledge & experience of the following:

- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 System Administration
- Managing RHEL systems within a Red Hat focused standard operating environment using Red Hat Satellite including subscription management, system build and patching and customisation via Puppet.
- Shell Scripting

- Be comfortable working across multiple projects and immersing yourself in a team
- Build good working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism
- Have the ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies.

Experience and knowledge of the following areas would be beneficial:

- RHCSA and/or RHCE certification
- RedHat OpenShift
- Solaris or AIX Unix sysadmin
- Ansible and/or Ansible Tower
- Familiarity with interpretive programming languages such as python.
- Network and infrastructure security concepts
- Agile project management methodologies
- Regulatory environments such as PCI and GDPR
- Working with 3rd parties / suppliers

What you'll be doing

Working with other Infrastructure Engineers in our delivery squads, you will be:

- Providing technical input at all stages of the delivery lifecycle
- Leading and participating in technical collaboration activities
- Sharing knowledge with peers to contribute to the growth of knowledge within engineering teams

- Identifying and escalating dependencies, risks and exceptions that will impact delivery
- Working with stakeholders to shape infrastructure deliverables from the outset of a project

In addition, you will:

- Enforce standards and contribute to the continuous improvement of infrastructure engineering processes
- Support technical development of peers through training and / or knowledge sharing

The extras you'll get

Our people’s success isn’t based on how long they spend at their desk. While you’ll have contracted hours, we offer a flexible environment. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours. We want to know how you like to work. And if we forget to ask, please tell us. We promise it won’t affect your chances at all.

There are all sorts of benefits, including:

- a personal pension (most people put in 7% of their salary which we’ll top up by a further 16%)
- up to two days of paid volunteering a year
- family-friendly benefits to make life easier for parents and carers
- 25 days holiday (as of January 2020) with the ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
- Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme
- Personal development. Support and training to help you to excel and develop your career.

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
Woman Engaged

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.
We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.
At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.