Platform Engineer

East Midlands, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
| £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Ref: MJ21 (3 months ago)
About the company

Chapman Tate are proud to work with a global trading platform who are currently going through a period of expansion. The company has established themselves as a key figure in their chosen industry and are keen to maintain their success.

I am looking for a platform engineer who has a robust combination of strong technical and collaboration skills who can thrive in a dynamic, upbeat environment. You will work with a variety of groups within Trading to deliver first rate service.


·         You will collaborate with architects to discuss analysis and design for project work

·         Technically lead complex or larger projects

·         Investigate issues reports raised by other teams such as Development or Production

·         Complete high quality with within the set timescale

·         Provide system management integration knowledge to all members relevant to ensure a smooth deployment of application servers

·         Adhere to configuration management processes are followed and make improvements where faults are found

·         Act as a mentor to team members so they can increase their skills

·         Work out of hours on a Saturday to provide support for production maintenance

·         Thoroughly document work to ensure platforms team work effectively

·         Maintain and improve tools used by platforms team


Required skills are:

·         Experience in platforms and system management on a range of platforms, ideally RedHat Linux.

·         Experience of System Management to ensure critical infrastructure’s quality, resilience and performance are upheld

·         Strong Linux scripting

·         Exposure to Perl

·         Experience developing automated installation packages.



Our client offers a generous benefits package in return for your efforts. Outlined are some of their benefits on offer:

·         Health care cover

·         Dental cover

·         Eyecare vouchers

·         Life Assurance

·         Emergency back-up care

·         Travel Insurance

·         Annual Leave Trading

·         Perks at Work

·         Travel to work loan

East Midlands, United Kingdom

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