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Linux Architects with Defence industry experience needed

Job Title: Linux Architects with Defence industry experience needed
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LinuxArch_1656531158
Contact Name: Sam Page
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Linux Architects with Defence industry experience needed


£50-85k depending on experience + Competitive benefits package

Are you a Linux Architect with experience in the design, implementation and the support and management of Linux solutions who is looking to join a dynamic delivery team where teamwork is paramount and knowledge and challenges are shared?

Do you want to shape your world and change the way the world works?

Do you want to collaborate and achieve together with committed people to deliver ground breaking solutions using the latest technologies?

If so then read on, as this challenge could be exactly what you've been looking for.

My Global Services Client has a long history of working in close partnership with Defence and National Security organisations around the globe, including in Europe, Africa, India, the Middle East, Canada and the USA.

Their work within this sector has provided them with excellent insight into the many challenges military organisations face when responding to a large-scale crisis. Applying the knowledge and experience they have gained, has enabled them to develop secure, reliable and innovative solutions that seamlessly join critical information across organisational boundaries.


  • 10% of Salary for obtaining and maintaining DV Clearance, paid Monthly
  • Sharing in Success Bonus paid annually in June every year - pays typically between 1% and 3% of Salary
  • 25 days paid leave Plus Bank Holidays ( England & Wales)
  • Paid Private Medical Insurance for employee with an option to add Family members at an additional cost
  • Business needs car with Fuel card for business travel (£4.7k).
  • Contributory Company Pension Scheme (DB) up to Max 10% of Salary contributed by Company defined by Individuals contribution.
  • Access to Perks at Work (discounted external purchasing)
  • At Extra Cost, Flexible Choices ( Sell/Buy Leave, Life Insurance, Life Assurance, Critical Illness cover etc.)

Your Role

You will be working closely with Infrastructure Architects, Network Architects and Project Managers to provide solutions and offerings on a wide variety of solutions, varying in size and complexity. This is a fast-paced environment where you will have the chance to grow and build upon your existing knowledge and ability.

You will own aspects of the technical solution as well as working with senior stakeholders to elaborate their requirements for future change whilst ensuring there is no impact on the overall architectural solution. Your role will involve:

  • The responsibility for the complete ownership of the solution from design, through prototyping and test to implementation.
  • The responsibility for the delivery of ongoing change and enhancements to the solution is response to evolving customer requirements.
  • The troubleshooting and problem solving through all the stages above.
  • Once in production the early life support and the mentoring and coaching of the support team(s).

Your experience

  • Proven track record of creating High Level Designs, Low Level Designs, BOM's and support documentation
  • Proven track record of leading the delivery of Linux technical solutions through the design and build of Red Hat Linux VMs and Physical servers, including creation of Gold Builds and Hardening of Servers
  • Experience of core Linux products including Satellite Server, Ansible Tower, Bit Bucket and Docker
  • A proven track record of Linux scripting
  • Track record of producing writing coherent, concise, and readable technical documentation
  • Extensive experience of technology design and implementation policies and practices
  • Provide 4th line support to projects and work directly with vendors through to successful fault resolution.
  • Experience of matrix resource delivery organisations


We will transfer any current security clearances you have and in most cases look to put you through a Developed Vetting Security Clearance. In the UK, my client extensively consults with the National Cyber Security Centre - the Information Security arm of GCHQ and are certified for Cyber Essentials Plus and to ISO 27001. They are experts at delivering highly secure solutions that operate at SECRET or ABOVE SECRET classifications.

For more information please contact me -

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