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Contract Software Deployment Engineer

  • Location:

    Portsmouth

  • Sector:

    Systems Engineer

  • Job Type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Aaron Giles

  • Contact Email:

    aarongiles@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    350

  • Salary low:

    300

  • Job Ref:

    VR/13051_1631630162

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-28

  • Start Date:

    ASAP

Spectrum IT's Hampshire client are seeking an experienced Deployment Engineer to work as part of a team supporting their end clients in the UK for an initial 6 month contract.

As the Contract Software Deployment Engineer you will take a Senior role within the software configuration team, you will mentor junior team members, create release schedules, project manage work packages and manage small to medium sized projects. A key part of the role involves the on-going deployment and maintenance of the client's products.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be easily raised with an emphasis on continuous improvement and problem solving
  • Leading technical aspects of the planning and delivery
  • Ensure work package teams are practising the core principles of collaboration, prioritisation, team accountability, and visibility
  • Perform resource allocations and workload assignments according to delivery requirements
  • Report progress and work closely with senior stakeholders across delivery teams
  • Work with the project managers on all matters regarding the delivery of projects relating to technical and quality delivery by the field teams.
  • Receive and validate all relevant instructions from the client where required
  • You will have experience running small to medium scale projects and accounts, with knowledge of road-mapping, pipelines and ongoing monitoring.
  • Great communication skills and confidence liaising with both internal and external stakeholders across varying platforms. You should feel comfortable challenging briefs and articulating project requirements to a variety of individuals.
  • Manage communication, preparation and training for releases
  • Work with Development, QA and Infrastructure to ensure our software and services are being delivered effectively.
  • Input into any required release documentation as required, working with the development and QA teams.
  • Work with 1st and 2nd line support team to ensure any configuration or software issues have been escalated and managed properly.

Required Experience

  • Previous experience in Technical Deployment or equivalent
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience leading deployment activities
  • Have some experience working in DevOps environment (beneficial)
  • SQL Server - Stored Procedures etc.
  • Management & delivery of small to medium sized projects (configuration, server upgrades, software releases etc.)
  • Internal and external stake holder communication

For more information, please apply with your updated CV.