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Our client is looking for a Senior Technical Specialist who has worked in an enterprise environment providing both technical advice and expertise to support the development, implementation and management of technology solutions. You will be expected to look for ways to optimise the delivery of software and infrastructure throughout the software development lifecycle.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Build, configure, manage and remediate the automated delivery capability
  • Continually focus on improving the delivery of software features by identification of procedural and/or operational inefficiencies
  • Provide technical expertise on projects as required
  • Create appropriate training materials for the delivery teams working alongside the team to embed the skills, knowledge and culture that are required to deliver desired outcomes
  • Identify, document and maintain key release metrics


  • Proven experience with automating release pipelines
  • Experience with web technologies
  • Experience in OpenShift, RHEL,Puppet/Ansible
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX environment
  • Experience with Cloud Technology, e.g. AWS
  • Strong awareness and understanding of hardware, networks, software technologies and applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and technology
  • Development and deployment experience on more than one platform
  • Exposure to multiple development methodologies
  • Experience with both packaged and custom build software
  • A clear understanding of integrating packages into existing application suites
  • Demonstrated ability to establish good working relationships at the project level

Essential Skills:

  • Apache httpd
  • HAproxy
  • OpenShift & Docker
  • Jenkins
  • Puppet

Desirable skills:

  • Ansible
  • AWS (EC2, S3, CloudFront, Security Groups, that sort of thing)
  • Nexus
  • Atlassian Server suite
  • Postgres
  • CloudForms
  • JBoss
  • Gradle
  • Docker Swarm
  • Kubernetes
  • Splunk
  • Dynatrace
  • BMC suite (Remedy, TrueSight)

We are keen to hear from you if you have experience of the above.

Please apply by emailing us with your CV and a supporting cover letter.

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