Application Support Engineer - Cloud Technologies/Java Based Apps - £30,000 - £35,000

Skills Alliance Limited
Hammersmith, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Support Engineer - Cloud Technologies/Java Based Apps - £30,000 - £35,000

I am currently working with an award-winning with Software Agency based in Hammersmith.Due to their continued success, they are investing in further adding to their highly technical team.One of the most interesting positions they are currently looking to hire for is their Applications team. The Applications team provide high level support across multiple technologies and services.

What makes this client unique is that they are completely open to taking very fresh, Junior candidates as they provide in depth on the job training. All they require is for the Engineer to have a genuine interest in complex technologies and a real drive to progress their own career.


• Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for Cloud Services/Hosted applications hosted in cloud service providers like AWS and Azure.

• Provide infrastructure/application support for applications hosted using automation framework tools.

• Systems Administration of new and existing Linux environments (RHEL).

• Writing Linux shell scripts for routine tasks like backups and health checks (Tomcat, Apache, Nginx and Drupal).

• Database administration (PostgreSQL, MySQL).

• Implement and administer reporting and monitoring systems (Nagios, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana).

• ITIL Service Management processes (Incident Management, Change Management).

• Liaising with Cloud hosting providers.

• Provide application support service for clients.

Desired Skills & Experience

• Experience or knowledge of Cloud Services like AWS and Azure.

• Knowledge of infrastructure/application automation frameworks like Terraform, Ansible and Jenkins will be an added advantage.

• Knowledge or understanding of Enterprise Java technologies and frameworks.

• Excellent problem solving and strategic-planning skills.

• Hands on experience with enterprise Java technologies and frameworks will be an advantage

• Prior experience in support role will be an added advantage.

• Excellent communication skills oral and written.

If you are a Junior candidate looking to learn about some of the most interesting technologies on the market within an award winning agency then click apply.