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Platform Support Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167502

Purpose of the Role


The successful individual will primarily be involved in the day-to-day support and maintenance activities completed by the Technical Operations Department. You will be the first point of contact for incidents and issues with a keen interest in problem solving accomplished with experienced troubleshooting skills, strong linux/automation with an interest in build and tooling.


Essential Criteria


• Ability to prioritize workload including Incidents and Problems

• Linux system administration skills

• Calm and logical approach during a critical event

• Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and solve issues independently.

• Experience as part of a team supporting and maintaining an infrastructure.

• Knowledge of platform and application automated deployment eg (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Docker etc) within a physical/AWS environment.


Desirable Criteria


• Automation and Scripting skills including use of a Scripting languages; Bash and Python etc

• Implemented personal projects or engineering solutions not relating to their employment

• Working as part of Infrastructure Support Function

• CentOS/RH 7 or equivalent

• Nginx or webservers

• Knowledge in one of the following: PHP, Python, Shell