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Senior Systems Engineer – Projects - Feltham, London, United Kingdom

Job Details

  • Department:Infrastructure
  • Job Title:Senior Systems Engineer – Projects
  • Reports to:Global Systems Engineering Manager
  • Location:Feltham, London
  • Hours of Work:37,5

Senior Systems Engineer – Projects

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates with a strong infrastructure background wishing to apply DevOps principles on digital transformation projects and programmes which seek to achieve technology best practice and a scale and deployment model structured around faster time to market and supporting the business and development teams in providing a highly available and scalable hybrid cloud environment.

The successful candidate will be a very highly motivated individual, comfortable working autonomously as well as within a team with strong IT skills and a real thirst for best practice in the deployment of robust, scalable and secure infrastructure.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role
Deploying and overseeing on-going operation of Infrastructure services and solutions 5
Deploying and configuring server infrastructure via configuration management tools and associated toolkits 5
Delivering robust, scalable, open, secure, reliable and high performance solutions 50
Collaborating with development teams regarding the configuration and deployment of applications 10
        Embracing open standards in identifying ‘fit-for-purpose’ solutions 10
        Engaging with third-party vendors in the provisioning of SaaS/IaaS/PaaS solutions 5
DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW? Skill Level (out of 4)
Excellent Scripting – ruby/perl/python/bash 4
Track record in designing and deploying systems and changes to platforms 4
Strong understanding in networking, trouble shooting and principles 4
Strong Problem solving skills 4
Experience of configuration management tools such as Puppet/Ansible and associated technologies 4
Understanding of NFS / DNS/BIND, Sendmail, ProFTP/SFTP 4
Experience of auto scaling concepts & a good understanding of both the benefits and limitations of auto scaling 4
Experience of using database technologies and knowledge of their high-availability/redundancy offerings 4
DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?
Hosted DNS Managed services – DNS architecture best practice
Experience of working in an agile manner
Identifying repeat issues and permanent solutions around the resolution of such issues.
Administration of Tomcat/Java/J2EE/PHP applications
 •      Ability to architect infrastructure solutions that are scalable and modular
THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….
Planning & Organisation – Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity
Drive & Energy – Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job
Creativity & Innovation – Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business.
Teamwork & Collaboration –  Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
Creativity & Innovation – Questions conventional approaches and encourages new ideas and innovations
Communicating with impact – Ability to present information to a high standard using a variety of written, verbal, diagrammed and presentation techniques.
 
IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

 

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive,dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

 

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

 

BENEFITS

 

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.

 

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

 

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

 

 

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