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Snr Platform Engineer


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Edinburgh,United Kingdom                            




£45000 - £50000/annum

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Senior Platform Engineer (Networking) - Edinburgh Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Edinburgh to recruit for a Senior Platform Engineer on a temporary basis for 6 Months. The role is full time role with an excellent day rate on offer. This role is within IR35. The main duties would be: Taking active part in the team's and department's Agile culture by learning and putting into practice the VFQ disciplines Managing workloads using Kanban techniques and/or other team defined methodologies Strong sense of ownership and duty of care to the platform Managing network platform health, availability, integrity and currency to an acceptable level Ensure appropriate access controls are in place, monitored and adhered with Monitor, manage and where necessary improve performance of network and platform to meet the expectations of the end-users Work with multi-skilled DevOps teams where skills allow and the need arises Work closely with design authority, PMO representatives, the test team and developers Perform planned platform upgrades/patching when the need arises Review designs to meet system capacity requirements Create and maintain system and network documentation as appropriate (e.g. MS Visio diagrams, system admin docs and local work instructions (LWI)) Troubleshoot and resolve any network and platform related issues provide guidance to wider technical teams on issues that fall within own skill areas Essential Skills: Knowledge and experience of Agile working, including such disciplines as Kanban, feedback, retrospectives, VFQ Customer focused, through proactive engagement; Risk aware, focused on risk reduction and mitigation; Expertise knowledge in Cisco, Checkpoint and Palo Alto technologies; Networking: Cisco Routing & Switching Common Design topologies for layer 2 / layer 3 services Checkpoint / ASA Firewall administration Experience with Nexus product line; calendar Desirable Experience of working in a DevOps environment Drive platform strategy through SME knowledge to maximise platform availability in a structured and considered manner over the long term Strong proponent of automation in design and implementation Work with wider assurance function to ensure DR / BCP design, testing procedures are well established and performant General security design and architecture knowledge Experience of SDN NSX Environment Experience of Cisco OTV support Experience with VMWare Vcentre, cross site deployments Experience with SRM
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