Unix Engineer

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Unix Engineer
Newcastle - WFH currently
Initial duration - 6 months
IR35: In Scope from April 2021

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

You will be based on site working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they're not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.

Role and task description

  • The Software Engineer will work within a Development team, and may be involved in development of new products and maintenance of existing products
  • Carrying out development in accordance with the agreed requirements and development standards
  • Testing of products in accordance with the test strategy to ensure that they are fit for purpose
  • Assisting the Scrum Master in examining packages of work and giving realistic timescales for completion
  • Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required
  • Management and control of problems and change within their area of responsibility as requested by the Scrum Master, including negotiation with other teams as necessary
  • Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary
  • Playing an active part in Process improvement, awareness of and compliance with all relevant quality processes and procedures, including completion of all the specified quality records


  • Support ongoing projects/Live services
  • UNIX shell script - experience in managing UNIX o/s system and writing/maintain shell scripts
  • Oracle - database experience in querying DB and analysis of data sets
  • WebLogic - experience working in production support environment
  • SAS DI
  • IBM Tivoli (Maestro scheduler)
  • GIT version control

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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