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Application Support / Infrastructure Engineer

Permanent  for Advantage xPO in Edinburgh

Our client is a multi-disciplinary research and development organisation which prides itself on delivering innovative solutions within the organisation and to other organisations across the electrical power transmission and distribution, power generation, rail transport and aerospace industries.

They are currently searching for a Application Support / Infrastructure Engineer to join their site in Edinburgh

The Role

work closely with customers, partners and internal teams to resolve complex software and IT related issuescreate and maintain excellent customer relationships, ensuring needs are met through e-mail, telephone and webuse of problem solving and technical analysis to swiftly isolate and replicate software issuesrecreate customer environments to emulate their software and IT configuration, understanding the relationship between application, operating system and networkmanage and implement customer software deployment/commissioning projectssupport factory and site acceptance testingact in the best interests of Psymetrix Limited at all timesperform such other tasks as are consistent with the position

The Candidate

The following skills and abilities are essential to the role:

excellent product support experience and commercial knowledge of the following: RHEL Linux/CentOS Linux, including protocols, TCP / IP, DNS, DHCPcommercial experience in a second-line software technical support roleexperience in creating and maintaining virtual environmentsa good understanding of secure remote access technologies (preferably: IPSEC VPN, SSL VPN, SSH, RDP)ability to organise and work under deadlines, while producing quality deliverablescapacity to work autonomously and to take proper initiativegood team player and communication skillshappy to be flexible with regards to working hours and a genuine interest in the latest technology happenings

The following skills and abilities are desirable:

proficient at scripting to aid software analysis and task automation, experience with one of the following highly desirable: python, bash, powershell, javascript.

Advantage xPO is in the top 1% of staffing companies in the world. With a truly global footprint. Advantage xPO specialises in recruitment outsourcing. Working with some of the leading employers around the world, Advantage offers global contract and permanent career opportunities across a wide range of industries and sectors.

Advantage xPO: services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent work and/or employment business for the supply of contract/temporary work.

Job added on 08-09-2014