Technical Consultant (WebSphere Engineer)

Easton Haines Limited
Newport (Casnewydd)
up to £45,000
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Consultant (WebSphere Engineer)

About the role

The Technical Consultant plays a key role within the IT Middleware team and suits a candidate with a high technical aptitude who pays attention to detail at all times and focuses on providing 3rd Line support to both internal and external client infrastructure as well as new project work.

The role involves supporting Microsoft VMware and IBM Systems iSeries enviornoments with specific support required around IBM WebSphere administration and performance tuning.

The individual will accept that, due to the nature of the role and the work involved, flexible working is require - hours currently worked are between 7.00am and 7.00pm with an average of 7.5 hours worked between these times daily.

Whilst the role is focused on IBM iSeries, it is expected that the Technical Consultant will have general systems administration knowledge of other platforms and will take an active role in supporting the wider environment.

About the candidate

The successful Technical Consultant/WebSphere Engineer will have a strong background in 3rd Line Support environments with specific focus on IBM WebSphere (V5 to V8.5), IBM HTTP Server WebSphere MQ, Shell Scripting (Python, bash etc) and DevOps - Jenkins.

Any of the following would also be advantageous: Windows Server 3003-2016, Active Director Administration (or equivalent experience), Helpdesk Management, Splunk Administration, VMWare VCP5 Certified, Working knowledge of Linux, good understanding of networking (DHCP, DNS, IP v4 Routing etc), IBM Power Hardware, IBM OS/400 Operating Systems


In return, you will receive a salary of between £40,000 and £45,000, on-call allowance and over-time pay where appropriate, profit related bonus scheme, 24 days annual leave, life assurance of four times your salary. On completion of the probationary period you can join the group pension plan and obtain up to a 6% match contribution into your pension plan. Access to private medical cover is also available and a flexible benefits scheme can also be enjoyed.What's in it for you?

Join a growing company at the cutting edge of software and business services Enormous career potential - the company is growing year on year My client's values of integrity, teamwork, pioneering and determination reflect their priorities to employees Continuous learning and development is a key part of their culture and a variety of training options are available to support your career development Please send your CV via the link provided or direct to me. Alternatively, for further information please call me on the number shown below. Easton Haines Consultancy is a specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary or contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment business. Please note that, unfortunately, due to the high level of applications, we are only able to respond to those candidates whose CVs match the job requirements.

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