IT Support Engineer / Analyst - Linux

Synchro Recruitment
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A VC backed technology start up with a fantastic reputation in the market are now seeking an IT Support Engineer to support and deploy their life changing software to their growing customer base. Based from their modern offices in the Oxford area as the IT Support Engineer you will be responsible for supporting, installing, deploying and maintaining the software environments for the clients as well as configuring the management infrastructure (currently chef - no experience required of this, just a desire to learn).

The current environment is hosted on Linux and the individual will need to have an understanding of this platform (open to what level). The role will involve some client facing activity with travel to customer site when required. This could be up to two times a week, however some weeks you may not travel at all. You will work extremely closely with the Dev Ops Engineers as well as the Senior Systems Architect and be part of a creative, collaborative and supportive function.

The role also offers career progression with the opportunity to further enhance your technical skills (AWS, Chef, Scripting etc) as well as move into perhaps a System Admin or Dev Ops role in the future.

ROLE: IT Support Engineer


SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 starting salary

BENEFITS: Flexible working, 25 days annual leave with the ability to purchase more, pension, opportunity to learn and explore new technologies, opportunity to gain qualifications and accreditations.


* Experience in Linux
* A passion for supporting users and deploying software
* Ideally some knowledge of scripting (not essential)
* Any exposure to AWS cloud or Chef would be beneficial (not essential)
* A passion for working closely with others and exploring new technology
* A self-starter, motivated and driven to succeed with excellent communication skills
* The ability to travel and be client facing when required

If you're a motivated IT support engineer who would like to join an early stage VC backed technology start up please get in touch now. Please contact James Hinsley at Synchro to explore this exclusive opportunity further or apply through this job posting and we will be in touch.

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Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Solihull, Birmingham, Banbury, Abingdon, Didcot, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Chipping Norton, Milton Keynes, Swindon

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