Platform Support Engineer

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Benefits listed in Advert

  • Contact:

    Ross Macdonald

  • Contact email:

    ross.macdonald@private.core-it-perm.experisuk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH120664_1584529506

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-17

Platform Support Engineer


Farnborough or Malvern


Platform Support Engineer is required by prestigious organisation in their Farnborough or Malvern offices.


As the Platform Support Engineer, you will help develop, support and maintain a set of integrated tools and environments to support the project teams developing full stack solutions (i.e. including hardware, electro-optical, firmware, and software components) for research prototypes through to commercial products.

What's in it for the Platform Support Engineer?

  • An excellent Salary
  • Working for a recognised company with an excellent reputation
  • Career development across a diverse International organisation (possibility to grow into a technical specialist and/or leadership role, as a wider roll-out will require a larger team to support and continually develop the platform)
  • Excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more
  • Working in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)
  • You will be working within industry leading teams and people



Essential Skills for the Platform Support Engineer:

  • Eligible for or hold SC clearance
  • Scripting experience for process automation such as Bash, PowerShell or Groovy
  • Experience of Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment pipelines and DevOps
  • Skilled with version control tools such as Subversion, Mecurial or Git
  • Prior experience of deploying to cloud services such as Azure or AWS
  • Experienced with Jenkins or Bamboo or other automated build and test servers
  • Management of Virtual Hosting platforms with VMWare solutions preferred
  • Experience using Docker containers & container orchestration tools
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipeline configurations
  • Change control, configuration management and tooling (Such as Terraform or Ansible)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal for educating users and capturing processes


Desirable Skills for the Platform Support Engineer:

  • Experience with monitoring tools.
  • Skilled with security/vulnerability tools;
  • Experience of DevSecOps
  • Prior experience with code coverage and static analysis tools;
  • Experience migrating legacy data to Atlassian platform



If you have the essential skills, keen to work as a Platform Support Engineer and want to work for a company who invest in their technology and staff, then please apply via the link.