Solutions Engineer / DevOps PostSales / ElasticSeach / Linux

Stafford Sharp Associates
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Solutions Engineer / DevOps (PostSales / ElasticSeach / Linux)


£60,000 - £65,000 DOE


Solutions Engineer, Software Engineer (Java OR Python OR Ruby OR Erlang), Application Support, Sysadmin, PostSales Engineer, Client Services, training, Development, Developer, NoSQL, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Unix / Linux, Open Source distributed Database, 'Big-Data', Data Storage, SQL, Service Orientated Architecture SOA, Data Modelling, Github, programmer, CentOS

We have a rarely available opportunity to join the London office of a We are looking for individuals with exceptional software engineering and business consulting skills to join a fast moving startup, and take up a Solutions Engineer / Client Services Support role within their team, working with their customers to provide Support for their highly-available, Unstructured Data Discovery and Analysis platform.

For this demanding yet exciting role, the ideal candidate will be a strong client-facer, coming from an IT Operations / DevOps background, demonstrating commercial software development (Java or Python or Erlang or Ruby) / scripting experience, along with strong competence in Linux / Unix (CentOs preferred) Systems Administration.

With a strong aptitude for troubleshooting, you will be a highly-technical and intelligent problem-solver who genuinely enjoys digging into source code , or evaluation a network stack to gain a better understanding of how things work - to you, this is great fun!

The successful Software / Customer Services Engineer will investigate complex technical issues for clients, some that may never have happened before, therefore excellent technical aptitude and the ability to 'think outside of the box' is essential (As is the ability to remain calm and graceful under pressure). You'll be passionate about open source software, distributed systems and functional programming, and ideally have some exposure to data-storage (ElasticSearch, Redis, NoSQL, SQL, Big-data, Graph).

Other tasks include identifying, reproducing and documenting product bugs.

Essential Requirements:

Competent in CentOs (Unix or Linux) system administration
Competent in a programing language - ideally one of Java, Python, Erlang or Ruby
A 'people person' who enjoys training, and helping people.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience using ElasticSearch, NoSQL, Graph or "big data" solutions
Experience with distributed systems

As mentioned, this is a largely customer focussed role, therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are absolutely essential for this London based start up wioth a superb pedigree!