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Linux Developer

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  • Location

    Weymouth, Dorset

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Tranter

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Client:


Linux Developer

Location: Weymouth, Dorset

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: £450.00 per day LTD

Our Weymouth based client are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with Linux experience.

The role will involve working closely within the software development teams to design, develop and deploy a range of complex software solutions hosted on Linux platforms and provide Linux specific expertise in the areas of installation, configuration and optimisation.

The software will form part of a sonar system interfacing to hardware and will be integrated onto dedicated and shared computing platforms for a wide range of in-service ships and advanced research applications.

Key responsibilities:
* Linux Operating System configuration
* Linux application development and deployment
* Defect investigation and defect resolution
* Support of integration and verification activities
* Accountable for cost and schedule of assigned work

Skills, Qualification and Experience:
Red Hat Linux application development - Essential
* Red Hat configuration including production of Kickstart files - Essential
* C++ or Java Development - Essential
* Linux device driver development - Desirable
* Linux Device Driver porting - Desirable
* Red Hat certification (RHCSA, RHCE) or similar - Desirable
* Hands on experience of DevOps practices and tools - Desirable
* VMware - Desirable
* RTI DDS Experience - Desirable
* IP Network design and optimisation - Desirable
* Proficient with a variety of Software Configuration Tools including SVN and GIT - Desirable
* Sonar background - Desirable
* Degree in engineering, computer science or related subject

Personal Attributes:
* Capable of achieving Security Clearance to at least SC level
* Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent and with good inter-personal skills
* Ability to rapidly apply generic knowledge to new problems in new environments
* Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools

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