Platform Engineer

Glasgow
50000.00 - 65000.00 per annum + benefits

Are you an experienced Platform Engineer with excellent delivery experience ?

Would you like to work as a Platform Engineer for an exciting company who are rapidly growing their capability in Scotland ?

If so I have the perfect role for you.

My client offers a great working environment and genuinely develops their staff's career and provides the opportunity to work with some very prestigious clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Project Delivery: the day-to-day responsibility for technical aspects of a project, both internally and at client sites
  • Managing, supporting, maintaining and improving the project's infrastructure, automation, continuous integration system and application release process
  • Acting as a bridge between operations and development teams

Required skills include:

  • Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments
  • In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills including use of a scripting language such as Python or Ruby, proficiency with shell scripting (e.g. BASH)
  • Strong AWS (Amazon Web Services) experience
  • In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Cobbler, Puppet, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Foreman)
  • Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.)
  • Exposure to continuous integration and build tools
  • Use of source code version control
  • Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills
  • Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture
  • Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB)
  • In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack

This is a fantastic opportunity to join my client during an exciting period of growth.

Search Consultancy is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Application Details

Closing date:
17-Jan-2018

Gary Simpson
0141 272 7720

Reference No: Req/461289

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