Head of Systems Engineering

West London
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension
11 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Paul McGuinness
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time
A Head of Systems Engineering is required by an innovative player in the HPC scene. You will be working with the companies Linux based infrastructure as well as working with the companies very own unique state of the art computing systems technology.

Role: Head of Systems Engineering

+ Building and modifying bespoke hardware systems
+ Maintenance, improvement and documenting of the internal IT infrastructure, services and networks

+ Customer facing, hardware deployment and support
+ Providing general technical support (mainly Linux but also for some Windows 7 and OS X)
+ Developing, improving and maintaining internal systems automation infrastructure
+ Establishing and maintaining company wide business continuity procedures across offices in Europe and USA

+ Developing, improving and maintaining internal systems automation infrastructure
+ Set-up and deployment of virtual machines, workstations, and servers


+ Expert knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 6/7
+ Expert knowledge of networking
+ Linux Networking and user mgmt. – iptables, VPN, firewalls, DNS, LDAP etc.
+ Network protocols – IGMP, OSPF, RIP, BGP, PIM
+ Switch and Router configuration – JunOS, IOS, Vyatta
+ Programming using two or more scripting languages: Bash, Python, perl, ruby, etc.
+ Hands on experience with virtualisation technology Citrix XenServer/VMWare/KVM
+ Experience with high-reliability and distributed file systems (familiar with NFS and SMB)
+ Knowledge of ZFS and OmniOS or similar technologies
+ Interest in high performance and low-latency networking computing systems

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