Technical Specialist

Eden Scott
£34000 - £51000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
09 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Eden Scott's prestigious banking client have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Technical Specialist who will be responsible for providing support for the bank's critical platform services. You will provide technical expertise within Linux, AIX & Solaris platforms to enable effective delivery of a wide range of commitments to stakeholders, whilst complying with current security policies and procedures. Responsibilities: Cross train in other technical areas to ultimately provide a broader support range. * Reporting to the Open Systems & Mainframe Manager, the role will involve engagement with, provide support to, and present appropriate challenge to many roles across the technical teams. * Liaising with Senior Technical Specialists and other technical teams to provide technical advice and problem resolution within their area of expertise is inherent to the role as is engaging with various stakeholders such as operational & technical teams and project managers. The Technical Specialist reports into the Open Systems & Mainframe Manager and will be part of a team responsible for effective delivery, maintenance and management of the Open Systems Platforms * This role plays a part in supporting the bank's Linux, AIX & Solaris platforms whilst delivering changes to key technologies; supporting and driving forward the strategic goals of the Innovation & Change Department Experience required: Good technical knowledge of RHEL, AIX & Solaris of providing technical guidance and support to colleagues and stakeholders * Ability to work to challenging timescales and deliver to planned schedules * Experience working within and supporting large multi-platform environments * Experience in the administration of large multi-platform environments * Knowledge of reviewing/updating playbooks * Good overall understanding of multi-platform applications, constituent components, and their interoperability * Good knowledge shell scripting * Good problem-solving skills * Qualified to an appropriate level in Technical Specialism * Use and interpretation of information/diagnostic tools * Knowledge of deploying applications both from installers and as individual components Desirable: Knowledge of Ansible /Jenkins/bitbucket * Experience of IBM Middleware Products * Experience of Process Improvements and Lean Methodology * Experience of facilitating groups of technical people * Experience in the Financial Services industry Benefits: Potential bonus 30 days holiday PLUS public holidays, and option to buy more Pension and share save scheme, as well as attractive discounts on banking products and well-known high-street brands through a reward scheme. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now below. If this role isn't quite what you are looking for, register your CV at and be the first to hear about our latest opportunities by signing up for our job alerts.