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Platform Engineer - Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland

Posted on 3rd January 2018
Salary/Rate Up to £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Our Ref 25520/001

About this job
Platform Engineer - Glasgow


Our client is a large IT consultancy delivering a range of IT services spanning the Solution Delivery Lifecycle with a strong focus on providing a high quality of customer experience.


Project Delivery: the day-to-day responsibility for technical aspects of a project. You will work at client sites and internally.

You will be responsible for managing, maintaining and supporting the projects infrastructure as well as bridging the gap between operations and development teams.

Skills required

*Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments
*In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills these should include: Python or Ruby, proficiency with shell scripting (e.g. BASH)
*In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Cobbler, Puppet, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Foreman)
*Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.)
*Exposure to continuous integration and build tools
*Use of source code version control
*Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills
*Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture
*Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB)
*In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack


You will be awarded a competitive salary plus benefits and a flexible work/life balance.

Next Steps

If you like the sound of this role and company 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or you can call Daniel on 0131 473 7038 or Antonia on 0131 713 5020 to discuss.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career. Alternatively if you know someone who this may be a fit for please get in touch as we are currently running a generous referral incentive.

For further details, contact Daniel Millar on 0131 473 7038 or e-mail