Lead Linux Engineer Opportunity - Defence & Space Manufacturing

  • £70,000
  • Corsham
  • Permanent
  • 70000
  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise Security Cleared

Are you an experienced Linux Engineer with a strong background in managing and optimizing Linux environments? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Linux Engineer to join a leading Defence & Space Manufacturing Organisation in Corsham.

In this role, you will work for a dynamic technology company that offers highly intelligent and secure digital services to its customers, focusing on delivering Linux based solutions and getting involved in a Windows to Linux migration project.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well established team that promotes internal development and progression.


  • Oversee and manage a dynamic Linux environment, currently migrating from Windows to Linux.
  • Utilize your expertise in Native RedHat Linux to support and enhance the system.
  • Develop and implement Ansible scripts for automation and efficiency.
  • Manage and deploy Kubernetes clusters for scalable applications.
  • Oversee satellite management, including monitoring, patching, and deployments.
  • Balance project work with Business As Usual (BAU) tasks, ensuring a 50/50 split.


  • Extensive experience with Native RedHat Linux.
  • Proficiency in Ansible scripting.
  • Strong knowledge of Kubernetes.
  • Experience with satellite management and related tasks.
  • Ability to obtain DV Clearance (existing SC clearance is acceptable).
  • Must be a UK National.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £70,000 per annum.
  • Attractive bonus scheme of up to 6%.
  • Regular pay reviews to ensure your compensation remains competitive.
  • Work in a cutting-edge facility in Corsham, 5 days a week.

If you are ready to leverage your Linux expertise in a challenging and rewarding environment, we want to hear from you. Apply today to be part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and technical excellence in Linux engineering.

Jack Connor SC/DV Cleared Senior Network Consultant

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