Linux Administrator

Luxoft Poland
Online interview
B2B Employment contract

Project description

About the client: Our client is a UK subsidiary of a global financial house working in multiple markets and asset classes.

About the project: We are looking to expand our team with a Senior Linux Server Engineer. Successful candidate will become a part of a client team responsible for all aspects of the Linux Server estate across the client's organization

About our team: Rapidly expanding group developing and supporting a range of client projects.

About working environment: Our team primary locations are Kiev, Warsaw. We are working remotely in client environment. Currently the team operates fully in WFH mode.

Your tasks

  • Responsible for managing, maintaining, enhancing *nix related technologies across the estate
  • Part of a team providing 24x7 *nix support internationally with a drive towards automation
  • Implementation of automated solutions adhering to the strategic goals within the department
  • Project delivery

Primary responsibilities:

  • Take part in the team rota including on-call and weekend working
  • Deliver against team BAU responsibilities
  • Identify savings across project & BAU activities to be implemented through automation involving a process flow of Service Now -> AWX -> Ansible / scripting
  • Ensure that all project/investment related workloads are delivered according to plans and defined budgets
  • Support customer requirements through ticket-based task management as well as implementation of automation

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Take part in daily health and compliance checks for all Production systems as required
  • Ensure all Linux/Unix systems are backed up successfully and any issues are promptly resolved
  • Validate monitoring alerts are detected promptly and satisfactorily resolved
  • Ensure sufficient capacity is available to accommodate projected BAU & project growth
  • Respond to emails sent to the team distribution list in a timely manner.
  • Handle incidents and requests with efficiency and a "customer first" mindset
  • Maintain Linux platforms in a highly available, reliable, secure and performant manner
  • General maintenance activities
  • Provide technical support to application support and development teams
  • Provide consultancy to application support and development teams
  • Execute disaster recovery procedures when necessary and take part in regular DR tests
  • Ensure patches and security updates are applied as per defined policies
  • Maintain all operational procedures to ensure they are current and accurate
  • Take part in On-Call & weekend work rotation; triaging and addressing production issues as they arise
  • Identify cost saving and optimisation opportunities across the group.
  • Build strong working relationships across the organisation
  • Adhere to the core values of the bank.

Who we're looking for?



  • Red Hat and Solaris in-depth - including system internals and kernel tuning.
  • Red Hat Satellite
  • Ansible – in-depth knowledge of Ansible is vital for this role.
  • AWX
  • REST API integration
  • Scripting
  • CI/CD pipelines and other automation concepts
  • Dev/Ops mentality
  • Git or other source code control software
  • Security hardening principles in line with CIS industry benchmarks.
  • Excellent knowledge of networking, storage, database and virtualization layers.
  • Good working knowledge of Python, Perl and Bash scripting.
  • Clustering and high-availability technologies
  • Replication and disaster recovery.
  • Security and auditing.
  • Excellent knowledge of data security governance and regulations such as GDPR and SOX.
  • TCP/IP Networking Protocols.

Highly desirable:

  • Service Now automation /integration
  • Good working knowledge of GitHub, Subversion and TeamCity
  • CyberArk
  • Splunk and QRadar
  • Qualys
  • Salt Stack.
  • VxVM and VxFS.
  • NFS and CIFS.
  • Understanding of DNS
  • ESX VMWare
  • Nutanix HCI.
  • EMC and HDS storage arrays.
  • EMC Networker, Data Domain and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.


  • IBM Tivoli and Netcool
  • Active Directory, LDAP and Kerberos
  • BMC Control-M
  • SharePoint, JIRA and Confluence.
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings across Azure, AWS, GCP and Oracle.

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Scala
  • Android
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