Linux Engineering Manager

Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: London / Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

Nominet is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all the criteria below, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation. We are also open to discussing flexible, and hybrid working options if suitable within the role.

About the role:


You will lead our newly created Edge Platform Engineering Team, as a hands-on manager who has a real understanding of operating in a high scale/high volume and high availability environment. 

This is an exciting greenfield project that will have impact at the core of the internet in the UK and beyond. You and your team will design and build high scale critical national infrastructure and government secure services.


The essential bits:


You will have extensive experience working on Linux servers, preferably RedHat V7 onwards. Demonstrable leadership experience, managing teams to coach support and mentor them but also be a critical path of the technical leadership and direction of the platform. 


A Linux expert, ideally with Red Hat, even better an RHCE but we recognise that’s a tall ask and would welcome applications who aren’t RHCE but have great Red Hat experience. 
About you and what you need to be successful:
You will be experienced in fostering a culture of coaching and be able to demonstrate effective team management aligned to our values of ownership, integrity and boldness.


What’s in it for you?  


Nominet is on a great journey with regards to developing talent and strategizing where we want to grow our own and elevate the learning experience and culture across the organisation. This is a real opportunity to make a difference and critically impact the journey we take to delivery and facilitate the career paths and development routes we take as an organisation.  


You will be pioneering great learning practices across a range of bright, intelligent, and creative individuals with peers who enjoy collaborative approaches and styles to delivery.  


We don't advertise salary as we have a degree of flexibility and would rather see all applications on their merit. We appreciate it's a pretty important part of the process and we're happy to have a conversation before you apply. 

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Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.



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