Senior Application Support Engineer


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Senior Application Support Engineer
Job Type
Mix of Home Working / London EMEA HQ
Salary Details
£ Negotiable
Start Date
Key Skills
PowerShell, Python, etc. Java debugging exposure. monitoring solutions. Splunk experience, (CI/CD). HA Proxy, Nginx, F5
Jake Loynes

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Senior Application Support Engineer
Mix of Home Working / London EMEA HQ
Permanent, Full Time

As a trusted and preferred recruitment partner to this leading global provider of cloud-based solutions to the global financial sector, we have been asked to assist in the hire of a DevOps Engineering Manager to act as a major contributor in building a top-tier DevOps team that will partner with the wider organisation to help invent and transform information management.
Already benefitting from a dominance in the North American finance industry, our client is expanding its London operations to better serve the UK and EU markets. This is an exciting time to join, and you will have the opportunity to work both from home and within their state-of-the-art EMEA HQ in London.
Your Job:
•     Service Reliability, identifying risks to service
•     Identifying trends and root causes to reduce volume of incidents.
•     Use automation to increase efficiency, reduce toil and drive service availability.
•     Monitor and ensure smooth operation of all production services.
•     Continuously improve the knowledge of the Application Support team.
Required Skills:
•     5+ years’ experience as a SRE or Application Support Engineer or similar role
•     Scripting ability in PowerShell, Python, etc.
•     Java debugging exposure – ability to complete thread dumps and analysis
•     Experience with monitoring solutions
•     Splunk experience – creating dashboards, reports, events & analysis
•     Awareness of software delivery practices (CI/CD)
•     Awareness of load balancing technologies such as HA Proxy, Nginx, F5

This role will include future on-call aspect once at appropriate knowledge level.
This role would be suitable for those who have held the following job roles: Head of DevOps, DevOps Manager, Senior DevOps Manager, Head of DevOps Engineering, DevOps Engineering Manager.

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