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  • Bournemouth
  • 21 Mar 2019

Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team rewarded with innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you'll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions. You'll work in a stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you - and the products you deliver - will thrive.


As a member of the Sustained Engineering Infrastructure Support team, you'll play a big part in providing end to end infrastructure support that make it possible for us to provide service to our customers, clients, and businesses around the globe each and every day.  In this role you'll call on your experience in UNIX production assurance, connectivity services and service improvements to deliver reliable infrastructure.  As a team, you and your peers will be the primary point of contact to support incident, problem, change management, risk, vendor and client relationship, internal and external communications, service delivery, lifecycle management and service evolution.  And while you will be part of a tight-knit team of professionals who share your passion for technology, you'll also gain access to the best minds in the business—both as part of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. global technology community, and through our partnerships with some of the most important tech firms in the world.
 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Act as primary customer interface for day to day issues and queries
  • Develop and support routine operational activities with automation
  • Lead root cause analysis meetings as part of process improvement
  • Work closely with peer teams to deliver high availability and optimum performance for customers
  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring less experienced team members

 

Standard Operating Model for the team:

  • Ticket Management – The successful resolution of issues and problems within defined resolution times.
  • Documentation – The creation of useful documentation that can be used by colleagues and peers to resolve incidents and execute changes.
  • Ticket Quality – The quality will need to accurately and completely document the body of work required to resolve incidents and execute changes.
  • Infra development -  Writing effective shell or other scripting to automate procedures and workflow
  • Customer Satisfaction – The overall satisfaction of customers to the quality of completed work.
  • Problem Management and Incident Review Process – Participation in the Incident Review and Problem Management process, and the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Change Management – The successful planning, documenting and executing of Change Requests.
  • Project Management – The successful execution of assigned projects with stated deadlines and specified time allotments.
 
 
This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems.  Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter.  The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment. 

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

 

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to articulate technical and non-technical information and understands when to escalate issues
  • Thinks creatively to deliver solutions through continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated team player, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Discernible experience at structuring and delivering small projects to provide process excellence
  • Previous experience in System Administrator, Software Engineer or operational/product support engineer in a dynamic 24X7 environment
  • 5-10 years of experience in Red Hat Enterprise 4.x, 5.x 6.x, 7x
  • 5 years of experience in Sun Solaris 8, 9, 10
  • Knowledge of UNIX core peripheral services such as NIS, NFS, automount, DNS, DHCP, Samba, SendMail, Apache, NTP, sudo, Jumpstart/Kickstart, LDAP, SSH, and KEON
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity and system security best practices
  • Intermediate knowledge in performance testing and monitoring
  • Experience with on-premises/datacenter and cloud service deployed applications
  • Experience with multi-tiered web application architecture
  • Preferred experience with VERITAS cluster/ Linux cluster
  • Experience with Storage Technology performance issues (read I/O stat, etc.)
  • Working experience with network topology – TCP/IP Network issues
  • Experience with troubleshooting network routing issues
  • Proficient with Unix/Linux command line interface
  • Programming knowledge in Perl, Python, or Shell scripting
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and practices


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
  • Hampshire, England
  • £375 - £400 per day
    • Contract
  • 21 Mar 2019

Linux Consultant

My global client is looking for an Linux consultant to provide end to end support across the Infrastructure Stack and to complete design work for an initial 3 month contract.

Design and implementation resource to include Linux and VMware

Infrastructure skills and experience

  • Linux

  • Ansible

  • Apache

  • VMware

  • Storage
This is going to be a long term project based role.

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/privacy-policy. Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

  • Brighton
  • Salary negotiable
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

An exciting opportunity for ambitious Java Developers has arisen in Brighton. My client, a leading healthcare company, is looking for a number of talented, personable, and ambitious Java Developers to join their thriving team. This is Development work that genuinely will make a difference to people's lives

Technologies you will get to work with:

* Java, ideally Groovy/Grails (although not essential), with an understanding of Spring & Hibernate
* Strong understanding of OO concepts, ORMs, typical design patterns including IoC, familiarity with RDBMS
* Familiarity with front-end web technologies, including HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, AJAX/XHR, REST, JSON and ideally at least one of AngularJS, React, or Vue
* Experience with TDD (ideally including Spock and Geb), continuous integration, Agile methodologies (ideally Scrum)
* Experience using mySQL, AWS, Apache, Tomcat and Linux useful but not essential

What your role will involve:

* Collaborating with our product, operations and clinical teams to help scope and refine new ideas and requests into features
* Working with the technology team throughout the entire software lifecycle, taking part in daily stand-ups and refinement meetings
* Suggesting new technologies, better use of existing technologies and ways of improving any aspect of our product design, workflow, or working practices

They Offer:

* A fantastic, relaxed central Brighton office (we're just up from the Level)
* A truly supportive and friendly team
* Open environment, welcoming of new ideas and constructive criticism
* Flexible working hours
* NEST pension scheme

How to apply:

If you have the required skills for the role as detailed above then please apply via the link on this page. If you have any questions please contact Chris Barnes on or .

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

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.

  • St Asaph
  • £18,500 - £25,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Brand
St Asaph, North Wales
£18,500 - £25,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development

Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud computing and managed hosting?


Headquartered in Glasgow, we employ over 380 talented staff in offices and datacentres across the UK. Originally founded in 1998, the business is listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialises in delivering cloud consultancy, facilitation and digital transformation to ISVs, SMEs, enterprises and the UK public sector.

Our employees help enable any size of business and organisations to operate their online data and IT environments safely and securely. Our technical staff are experts in public, private and hybrid cloud solutions - including AWS and Microsoft Azure – as well as data centre and network engineering. We own and operate a network of UK data centres connected by a high capacity private fibre network and backed by 24/7 technical support.

The Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Opportunity:

We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic person to join us as a Linux Technical Support Engineer to provide high quality support to our customers as well as to help manage and support our systems.

You’ll be a system engineer with previous experience with Linux and possibly windows servers. Ideally, you’ll have worked in the internet service provider industry or other 24/7 uptime IT industry, although this is not essential. What is essential is a passion for technology, the ability to work as part of a committed, dedicated team and an ability to adapt and learn new skills in an ever-changing industry.

We value relevant experience and will happily consider somebody who is time served and has proven skills and experience although any relevant industry accreditation or certification is a bonus.

The core hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00-5.30 pm although flexibility is required. The role is based in our office in St Asaph, North Wales although the successful applicant must be prepared to travel on occasion and is expected to join the on-call rota. 

You will work as part of a team who support our customers and maintain the systems that deliver our services, helping us maintain a high standard of service and 24/7 uptime, so a high customer service ethic and a focus on accuracy and diligence is a key requirement for this role. 

This is very much a hands-on role with plenty of challenging scenarios that will give you the opportunity to develop further as an engineer. 

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Main Responsibilities:

+ Provide excellent technical support to customers with a focus on providing a positive customer experience and shortest time to resolution of issues raised
+ An ability to adapt your responses to match our customers’ varying levels of technical knowledge
+ Handle tickets & support calls for customers with services on shared, VPS and dedicated servers working to high standards and service levels
+ Work with other members of the support team to resolve technical issues, and find solutions to problems
+ Provide advice to existing and prospective customers which will sometimes involve identifying sales opportunities and escalating as required
+ Provide hands on server management and support and provide technical guidance and advice to other members of the team particularly with Linux server-based issues
+ Assist with or carry out datacentre management tasks and perform hardware builds, system builds, and upgrades as required

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Required Knowledge/Experience/Skills:

Essential:


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Previous experience of administering Linux servers at the command line and troubleshooting issues
+ An understanding of networking principles
+ Ability to manage and organise your time effectively
+ A self-starting attitude and an inquisitive, analytical mind and a desire to learn new skills
+ A willingness to become multi-skilled and work with multiple operating systems and systems 
+ The ability to be calm under pressure and still work problems though to resolution
+ A willingness to learn, and operate as part of a team

Desirable:

+ Experience administering CentOS and other Linux distributions at the command line
+ Linux scripting skills
+ MySQL Server administration experience
+ A working knowledge of Linux email and web servers
+ Previous experience with Plesk and cPanel and diagnosing and problems
+ An understanding of internet related protocols and standards particularly DNS, SMTP, HTTP and TCP/IP
+ Some experience of a Web scripting language (e.g. ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, RUBY etc.) would be an advantage
+ Experience with Apache and NGINX 
+ Relevant Industry accreditation
+ Previous experience with virtualisation technologies

What do we offer in return? 

+ ½ Day off on your Birthday
+ Long service benefits
+ Breakfast on us every day, including a hot roll on Fridays
+ We’ll buy you lunch once a month
+ Snacks, drinks and fruit all day, everyday
+ Share save and childcare voucher schemes
+ Supported training 
+ Holiday Trading Scheme

Training & Development:

We have a relaxed and friendly working environment but don’t be fooled, you will be working with some of the country’s best talent and greatest technical experts. We want our people to thrive, prosper and to leave work every day feeling valued and that they have made a difference. Talented, motivated and creative people lie at the heart of our success so we invest heavily in our people and their professional and personal development through technical certification and our Management and Leadership Development Programme.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Junior IT Systems Engineer, Linux NOC Engineer, Datacentre IT Engineer, Linux Server Build Engineer, Graduate IT Infrastructure Engineer, Data Centre Server Installation Engineer, NOC / Data Centre IT Engineer - Server Racking & Configuring, Hosting System Engineer, Datacentre Systems Engineer, Graduate IT Engineer, Junior NOC Engineer.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

  • St Asaph
  • £16,000 - 18,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

Junior Linux Technical IT Support Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Brand
St Asaph, North Wales
£16,000 - 18,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development

Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud computing and managed hosting?


Headquartered in Glasgow, we employ over 380 talented staff in offices and datacentres across the UK. Originally founded in 1998, the business is listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialises in delivering cloud consultancy, facilitation and digital transformation to ISVs, SMEs, enterprises and the UK public sector.

Our employees help enable any size of business and organisations to operate their online data and IT environments safely and securely. Our technical staff are experts in public, private and hybrid cloud solutions - including AWS and Microsoft Azure – as well as data centre and network engineering. We own and operate a network of UK data centres connected by a high capacity private fibre network and backed by 24/7 technical support.

The Junior Linux IT Technical Support Engineer Opportunity:

We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic person to join us as a Linux Technical Support Engineer to provide high quality support to our customers as well as to help manage and support our systems.

You’ll be a system engineer with previous experience with Linux and possibly windows servers. Ideally, you’ll have worked in the internet service provider industry or other 24/7 uptime IT industry, although this is not essential. What is essential is a passion for technology, the ability to work as part of a committed, dedicated team and an ability to adapt and learn new skills in an ever-changing industry.

We value relevant experience and will happily consider somebody who has time served and has proven skills and experience although any relevant industry accreditation or certification is a bonus.

The core hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00-5.30 pm although flexibility is required. The role is based in our office in St Asaph, North Wales although the successful applicant must be prepared to travel on occasion and is expected to join the on-call rota. 

You will work as part of a team who support our customers and maintain the systems that deliver our services, helping us maintain a high standard of service and 24/7 uptime, so a high customer service ethic and a focus on accuracy and diligence is a key requirement for this role. 

This is very much a hands-on role with plenty of challenging scenarios that will give you the opportunity to develop further as an engineer. 

Linux Technical Support Engineer Main Responsibilities:

+ Provide excellent technical support to customers with a focus on providing a positive customer experience and shortest time to resolution of issues raised.
+ An ability to adapt your responses to match our customers’ varying levels of technical knowledge.
+ Handle tickets & support calls for customers with services on shared, VPS and dedicated servers working to high standards and service levels.
+ Work with other members of the support team to resolve technical issues and find solutions to problems.
+ Provide advice to existing and prospective customers which will sometimes involve identifying sales opportunities and escalating as required.
+ Provide hands on server management and support and provide technical guidance and advice to other members of the team particularly with Linux server-based issues.
+ Assist with or carry out datacentre management tasks and perform hardware builds, system builds, and upgrades as required.

Linux IT Technical Support Engineer Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Essential:


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Previous experience of administering Linux servers at the command line and troubleshooting issues.
+ An understanding of networking principles.
+ Ability to manage and organise your time effectively
+ A self-starting attitude and an inquisitive, analytical mind and a desire to learn new skills
+ A willingness to become multi-skilled and work with multiple operating systems and systems 
+ The ability to be calm under pressure and still work problems though to resolution
+ A willingness to learn, and operate as part of a team

Desirable:

+ Experience administering CentOS and other Linux distributions at the command line
+ Linux scripting skills
+ MySQL Server administration experience
+ A working knowledge of Linux email and web servers
+ Previous experience with Plesk and cPanel and diagnosing and problems
+ An understanding of internet related protocols and standards particularly DNS, SMTP, HTTP and TCP/IP
+ Some experience of a Web scripting language (e.g. ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, RUBY etc.) would be an advantage
+ Experience with Apache and NGINX 
+ Relevant Industry accreditation
+ Previous experience with virtualisation technologies

What do we offer in return? 

+ ½ Day off on your Birthday
+ Long service benefits
+ Breakfast on us every day, including a hot roll on Fridays
+ We’ll buy you lunch once a month
+ Snacks, drinks and fruit all day, everyday
+ Share save and childcare voucher schemes
+ Supported training 
+ Holiday Trading Scheme
+ Training & Development 

We have a relaxed and friendly working environment but don’t be fooled, you will be working with some of the country’s best talent and greatest technical experts. We want our people to thrive, prosper and to leave work every day feeling valued and that they have made a difference. Talented, motivated and creative people lie at the heart of our success so we invest heavily in our people and their professional and personal development through technical certification and our Management and Leadership Development Programme.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Junior IT Systems Engineer, Linux NOC Engineer, Datacentre IT Engineer, Linux Server Build Engineer, Graduate IT Infrastructure Engineer, Data Centre Server Installation Engineer, NOC / Data Centre IT Engineer - Server Racking & Configuring, Hosting System Engineer, Datacentre Systems Engineer, Graduate IT Engineer, Junior NOC Engineer.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

  • St. Asaph
  • £16,000 - £18,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

Junior Linux Technical IT Support Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Brand
St Asaph, North Wales
£16,000 - 18,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development

Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud computing and managed hosting?


Headquartered in Glasgow, we employ over 380 talented staff in offices and datacentres across the UK. Originally founded in 1998, the business is listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialises in delivering cloud consultancy, facilitation and digital transformation to ISVs, SMEs, enterprises and the UK public sector.

Our employees help enable any size of business and organisations to operate their online data and IT environments safely and securely. Our technical staff are experts in public, private and hybrid cloud solutions - including AWS and Microsoft Azure - as well as data centre and network engineering. We own and operate a network of UK data centres connected by a high capacity private fibre network and backed by 24/7 technical support.

The Junior Linux IT Technical Support Engineer Opportunity:

We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic person to join us as a Linux Technical Support Engineer to provide high quality support to our customers as well as to help manage and support our systems.

You’ll be a system engineer with previous experience with Linux and possibly windows servers. Ideally, you’ll have worked in the internet service provider industry or other 24/7 uptime IT industry, although this is not essential. What is essential is a passion for technology, the ability to work as part of a committed, dedicated team and an ability to adapt and learn new skills in an ever-changing industry.

We value relevant experience and will happily consider somebody who has time served and has proven skills and experience although any relevant industry accreditation or certification is a bonus.

The core hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00-5.30 pm although flexibility is required. The role is based in our office in St Asaph, North Wales although the successful applicant must be prepared to travel on occasion and is expected to join the on-call rota.

You will work as part of a team who support our customers and maintain the systems that deliver our services, helping us maintain a high standard of service and 24/7 uptime, so a high customer service ethic and a focus on accuracy and diligence is a key requirement for this role.

Linux Technical Support Engineer Main Responsibilities:

+ Provide excellent technical support to customers with a focus on providing a positive customer experience and shortest time to resolution of issues raised.
+ An ability to adapt your responses to match our customers’ varying levels of technical knowledge.
+ Handle tickets & support calls for customers with services on shared, VPS and dedicated servers working to high standards and service levels.
+ Work with other members of the support team to resolve technical issues and find solutions to problems.
+ Provide advice to existing and prospective customers which will sometimes involve identifying sales opportunities and escalating as required.
+ Provide hands on server management and support and provide technical guidance and advice to other members of the team particularly with Linux server-based issues.
+ Assist with or carry out datacentre management tasks and perform hardware builds, system builds, and upgrades as required.

Linux IT Technical Support Engineer Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Essential:


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Previous experience of administering Linux servers at the command line and troubleshooting issues.
+ An understanding of networking principles.
+ Ability to manage and organise your time effectively
+ A self-starting attitude and an inquisitive, analytical mind and a desire to learn new skills
+ A willingness to become multi-skilled and work with multiple operating systems and systems
+ The ability to be calm under pressure and still work problems though to resolution
+ A willingness to learn, and operate as part of a team

Desirable:

+ Experience administering CentOS and other Linux distributions at the command line
+ Linux scripting skills
+ MySQL Server administration experience
+ A working knowledge of Linux email and web servers
+ Previous experience with Plesk and cPanel and diagnosing and problems
+ An understanding of internet related protocols and standards particularly DNS, SMTP, HTTP and TCP/IP
+ Some experience of a Web scripting language (e.g. ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, RUBY etc.) would be an advantage
+ Experience with Apache and NGINX
+ Relevant Industry accreditation
+ Previous experience with virtualisation technologies

What do we offer in return?

+ ½ Day off on your Birthday
+ Long service benefits
+ Breakfast on us every day, including a hot roll on Fridays
+ We’ll buy you lunch once a month
+ Snacks, drinks and fruit all day, everyday
+ Share save and childcare voucher schemes
+ Supported training
+ Holiday Trading Scheme
+ Training & Development

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Junior IT Systems Engineer, Linux NOC Engineer, Datacentre IT Engineer, Linux Server Build Engineer, Graduate IT Infrastructure Engineer, Data Centre Server Installation Engineer, NOC / Data Centre IT Engineer - Server Racking & Configuring, Hosting System Engineer, Datacentre Systems Engineer, Graduate IT Engineer, Junior NOC Engineer.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

  • 21 Mar 2019

Job description

We are excited to have been retained exclusively by a very prominent tier 1 investment bank to help them search for several Sr. Core Java Developers.

The positions are full-time and will be joining the Risk Management Technology Group that is currently responsible for building out a Next-Gen Risk Platform.

Why apply?

  • Opportunity to build out the next generation risk system, for a global Investment Bank using cutting edge technology and analytics.
  • Work with industry stalwarts from strong Technical and deep Computer Science backgrounds.
  • Truly build something unique leveraging big data and risk analytical tools.
  • Accessible location for commuting, based in the City of London.

The environment
This is a hands-on development role working with some of the industries most talented and entrepreneurial people that are seeking to deliver new features and functions on an existing trading system platform utilizing the latest technologies and techniques to devise elegant solutions for challenging issues within a Risk Technology group.

Ideal candidate
Would have completed a degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics from a reputable university. Someone with 8+ years’ industry experience that has been performing at a high level, thriving on challenges will be a perfect fit for this role.

Skills required

  • Strong Java programming background with a minimum of 8 years’ hands-on coding experience.
  • Strong Multi-threading, Data Structure experience
  • Experience from working in the Risk domain in Investment banking, either in Front-office or Market/Credit Risk with a good understanding of risk sensitivities as well as f2b processes
  • Experience with web-based technologies (with particular emphasis on Apache Tomcat, HTML5, AngularJS, JavaScript or Typescript)
  • Problem solver, you've got to be able to work things out and make it happen!

For a complete job description or a confidential discussion, please feel free to contact Jack directly by email at jack@guardxinc.com or Click "Apply Now"

  • £40k - 43k
  • 21 Mar 2019

Job description

PHP Web Developer required £39,924 - £42,742 + 32d Hol + 8 bank holidays + Health & Life cover + many other benefits

Birmingham City University (BCU) is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. They are defined by their core values of "Excellence, People focus, Partnership working and Fairness & Integrity".

The 22,500 students are at the heart of everything they do. They are from over 80 countries and can access an enviable range of facilities with even more planned. The Complete University Guide ranked BCU as top 30 UK University for spending on facilities in 2015.

They are in the midst of transformation. BCU is investing £260 million in its estate including a major expansion of the city centre campus at Eastside adjacent to the planned HS2 Curzon Street station. This provides opportunities to make substantial fundamental changes to our learning environment and operations.
An opportunity has arisen for a proven PHP Web Developer to join a busy in house Development team. If successful, you will be joining a multi-disciplined software development team consisting of backend integrators, web developers, web designers, development DBAs and the QA testers.

Essential Skills:

* 3 years backend PHP experience
* 3 years mySQL experience
* Able to configure Apache web servers for hosting of web sites, apps, open source CMSs such as Wordpress
* 3 years front end development experience in JavaScript
* 2 years experience of using jQuery
* 3 years design experience in Photoshop or Fireworks
* Use of source control repositories such as GIT, SVN or TFS.
* Experience of Moodle VLE
* Experience of configuring and developing WordPress

Desirable skills:

* Able to create conceptual designs and take through wireframing & mocking to working pages and UAT.
* Any exposure to ASP.NET and C# or VB.NET would be highly advantageous.
* Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.

As this is a friendly and collaborative team with a positive culture you will need to have good interpersonal skills and have a good standard of written and verbal communication.

The role demands someone who is naturally interested and in-touch with the latest web technologies. You will be confident in communicating at all levels and will be passionate about knowledge sharing to enhance the overall quality of the team. Experience in e-learning environments is an advantage but not essential.

This exciting position is paying a good salary and a very attractive benefits package including 32 days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays, Career Average Pension, sickness & absence entitlement, Private Health, On site gym, Life Assurance, Travel card Scheme, Car parking, Cycle to work scheme, car share scheme and catering.

The immediate location for this role will be North Birmingham with later relocation near to the City Centre scheduled for later on in the year. The post holder will be required to travel between Birmingham sites as per operational requirements.

If you are ready for this challenge and have the necessary experience please submit an up to date copy of your CV outlining your relevant skills and experience, together with your notice period/availability or call Daney on 0121 230 1455.

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  • St. Asaph
  • £18,500 - £25,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Brand
St Asaph, North Wales
£18,500 - £25,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits, Perks & Personal Development

Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud computing and managed hosting?


The Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Opportunity:

We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic person to join us as a Linux Technical Support Engineer to provide high quality support to our customers as well as to help manage and support our systems.

You’ll be a system engineer with previous experience with Linux and possibly windows servers. Ideally, you’ll have worked in the internet service provider industry or other 24/7 uptime IT industry, although this is not essential. What is essential is a passion for technology, the ability to work as part of a committed, dedicated team and an ability to adapt and learn new skills in an ever-changing industry.

We value relevant experience and will happily consider somebody who is time served and has proven skills and experience although any relevant industry accreditation or certification is a bonus.

The core hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00-5.30 pm although flexibility is required. The role is based in our office in St Asaph, North Wales although the successful applicant must be prepared to travel on occasion and is expected to join the on-call rota.

You will work as part of a team who support our customers and maintain the systems that deliver our services, helping us maintain a high standard of service and 24/7 uptime, so a high customer service ethic and a focus on accuracy and diligence is a key requirement for this role.

This is very much a hands-on role with plenty of challenging scenarios that will give you the opportunity to develop further as an engineer.

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Main Responsibilities:

+ Provide excellent technical support to customers with a focus on providing a positive customer experience and shortest time to resolution of issues raised
+ An ability to adapt your responses to match our customers’ varying levels of technical knowledge
+ Handle tickets & support calls for customers with services on shared, VPS and dedicated servers working to high standards and service levels
+ Work with other members of the support team to resolve technical issues, and find solutions to problems
+ Provide advice to existing and prospective customers which will sometimes involve identifying sales opportunities and escalating as required
+ Provide hands on server management and support and provide technical guidance and advice to other members of the team particularly with Linux server-based issues
+ Assist with or carry out datacentre management tasks and perform hardware builds, system builds, and upgrades as required

Linux Technical IT Support Engineer Required Knowledge/Experience/Skills:

Essential:


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Previous experience of administering Linux servers at the command line and troubleshooting issues
+ An understanding of networking principles
+ Ability to manage and organise your time effectively
+ A self-starting attitude and an inquisitive, analytical mind and a desire to learn new skills
+ A willingness to become multi-skilled and work with multiple operating systems and systems
+ The ability to be calm under pressure and still work problems though to resolution
+ A willingness to learn, and operate as part of a team

Desirable:

+ Experience administering CentOS and other Linux distributions at the command line
+ Linux scripting skills
+ MySQL Server administration experience
+ A working knowledge of Linux email and web servers
+ Previous experience with Plesk and cPanel and diagnosing and problems
+ An understanding of internet related protocols and standards particularly DNS, SMTP, HTTP and TCP/IP
+ Some experience of a Web scripting language (e.g. ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, RUBY etc.) would be an advantage
+ Experience with Apache and NGINX
+ Relevant Industry accreditation
+ Previous experience with virtualisation technologies

What do we offer in return?

+ ½ Day off on your Birthday
+ Long service benefits
+ Breakfast on us every day, including a hot roll on Fridays
+ We’ll buy you lunch once a month
+ Snacks, drinks and fruit all day, everyday
+ Share save and childcare voucher schemes
+ Supported training
+ Holiday Trading Scheme

Training & Development:

We have a relaxed and friendly working environment but don’t be fooled, you will be working with some of the country’s best talent and greatest technical experts. We want our people to thrive, prosper and to leave work every day feeling valued and that they have made a difference. Talented, motivated and creative people lie at the heart of our success so we invest heavily in our people and their professional and personal development through technical certification and our Management and Leadership Development Programme.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Junior IT Systems Engineer, Linux NOC Engineer, Datacentre IT Engineer, Linux Server Build Engineer, Graduate IT Infrastructure Engineer, Data Centre Server Installation Engineer, NOC / Data Centre IT Engineer - Server Racking & Configuring, Hosting System Engineer, Datacentre Systems Engineer, Graduate IT Engineer, Junior NOC Engineer.

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  • Ponteland
  • Competitive salary
    • Permanent
  • 21 Mar 2019

Taopix deliver a market-leading software platform dedicated to the growing digital photo market, focusing on photobooks and personalised photo gifts. Our complete software solution is available in over 60 countries in 20 languages via a dedicated network of global partners and resellers. Our focus is on helping businesses sell photo products across our web, mobile and desktop applications.

We’re offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, driven and proactive Software Support Engineer to join our Technical Support team at Taopix based at our Head Office in Ponteland.

Working within our Support team on a shift basis, you’ll be passionate about delivering high quality customer service with a focus on high attention to detail and hitting our SLA’s. The role requires a strong team player with effective communication skills in order to follow a logical process to solve customer problems.

The role requires you to:
  • Provide all level support requiring root cause analysis
  • Resolve technical issues and liaise directly with customers
  • Diagnose and fix critical IT issues
  • Identify software issues and liaise with internal teams via fault and feature tracking

Our core applications are developed and delivered using Apache, PHP, MySQL on Linux and Windows servers.

For the right applicant, we can offer a competitive starting salary dependent upon experience, exciting challenges, compelling rewards, excellent benefits and a great working environment, along with amazing career prospects. In addition, we will help you to achieve your goals by continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions.

Essential Requirements:

  • 3+ Year proven experience as a Technical Support Engineer or similar role
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Solid experience of using Linux
  • Experience of AWS or other Cloud Platforms
  • Windows server experience
  • Knowledge of networking principles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet targets and fulfil SLAs