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Linux Architect - (Security Cleared)

Job Title: Linux Architect - (Security Cleared)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months+
REF: FJS-LA-B-C_1537262084
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Linux Architect - Security cleared

My global IT outsourcing client is looking to recruit a contract Linux Architect for an initial 3 month period.

The Linux Architect will:

  • Perform High and low level design and implementation.
  • Creation of a hardened Linux build VM template, using public domain Ansible OS hardening scripts.
  • Installation of a YUM Repository on an internet connected VM, and a process for transferring packages from an internet connected repository into a repository in an air gapped environment.
  • Creation of a PXE Server, with YUM package repository and DHCP which will operate in an air gapped environment.
  • Creation of a Linux Build Image to be served from the PXE Server, with kickstart scripting to achieve an unattended install of a base OS, configuring install language, disk, etc.

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge on RHEL/Centos, Debien/Ubuntu, Suse
  • Knowledge of Linux shell and scripting
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation with any of the following: Puppet, Chef, Ansible or equivalent
  • knowledge of Docker container technology
  • Knowledge of virtualisation and "baremetal" provisioning
  • Experience of Linux OS Hardening using: SELinux, iptables/firewallD, PKI
  • Good understanding of Networking/LDAP/DNS/DHCP services/Monitoring solutions

Due to the nature of the role the successful Linux Architect will need to hold security clearance to SC level.

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