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Deployment / Support Engineer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

  • Contact Email:

    lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job Ref:

    LM/VR/10243_1555518540

  • Published:

    about 22 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-01

Deployment / Support Engineer
Southampton
£45k

Due to increasing demand for more larger and more complex solutions the global Product Team is expanding its ability to support our regional sales teams in dealing with larger projects. Based in our Southampton R&D Centre, we are looking to hire a talented Development Operations Engineer.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a key player in rapidly growing business area. This is a rare opportunity to work with an innovative product launching in an area new to cloud services.

Primary focus is deploying, maintaining and supporting state of the art cloud deployed solutions for digital evidence management used by customers worldwide. Assisting product teams to successfully introduce new products/versions. Champion support and preventative action on behalf of our customers.

Scope & Responsibilities:
· Provide 2nd/3rd line engineering support to the product.
· Provisioning, deploying, monitoring, patching and upgrading primarily enterprise cloud software. Working closely with the development team to ensure successful deployment of software packages.
· Defining and implementing regular maintenance and health monitoring procedures.
· Deploy and provision systems to enable replication of customer issues to diagnose and repair without jeopardising customer data or operations.
· Participate in a 24-7 Out of Hours call out rota.


Essential skills:
· Knowledge of cloud deployed systems, e.g. Microsoft Azure
· Knowledge of Windows server and client technology
· Experience administering databases (Microsoft SQL) and basic querying
· Deployment metrics, monitoring, configuration and support background
· JSON files, XML
· Complex technical applications deployment
· Completing feature request work from customers
· Strong Customer Communication

Useful skills to have:
· Background in development (ideally C# or similar)
· Experience of Azure Portal
· Experience of Azure technologies (e.g. Storage, Web-Apps, Service Bus), Network Security Groups.
· Knowledge of Elastic Search and Kibana
· Experience of, Azure Application Insights, Power BI
· Experience of PowerShell /Azure Resource Manager
· Experience of ITIL/ITSM systems

Education:
The successful candidate is likely to have higher education qualification in science or technology subjects. The ideal candidate is a rapid learner, self-motivated and a good communicator and problem solver. A high quality of work is also particularly important. Relevant technical customer support experience preferred, particularly within a Public Safety environment. Understanding what represents good customer service and how to deliver it is essential.

Other information:
· Be willing to travel occasionally to customer or partner sites worldwide
· Participate in an on-call roster with other engineers.
· Will require to currently hold, or be eligible for, security

If you have the relevant skills please send your CV to lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk