Technical Consultant

Recruiter
Target
Location
Duffryn, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1261750769
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description Target is a market leader in the Financial services sector and provides high availability hosting, software solutions and operational servicing for high profile UK and European Clients. Target have recently won several new contracts and needs to expand its IT support team to support these new contracts. An exciting opportunity has been created for a Technical Consultant who will join a fast-paced growing team. The position plays a key role within the IT Middleware team and suits a candidate with a high technical aptitude with attention to detail and focuses on providing 3rd line support to Target's internal and client infrastructure as well as new project work. The role also requires the ability to develop robust automation scripts using shell scripting. The role offers flexible working practices and the team currently operate a 7am - 7pm cover for the 2nd and 3rd line Support Teams with an average of 7.5 hours worked between these times. There will be occasions whereby working outside of these hours will be required. Notice will be given in these instances. Key responsibilities include: * Ensuring customers are kept up to date with project and support work * Ability to communicate with clients at a professional level, explaining technical issues to non-technical staff * Working with the Technical Consultants and Project Managers to deliver solutions in conjunction with client expectations * Creation of solution diagrams, both physical and logical to ensure that the IT infrastructure estate is accurately documented * Creation and maintenance of systems documentation and fault-finding procedures * Use of automation and scripting to improve efficiencies of solutions, reducing reliance on human interaction to perform regular, repeatable tasks. Requirements * 2+ years in a 2nd/3rd line technical role * Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server * Working knowledge of Linux * Shell Scripting (PowerShell, Python, Bash, Perl etc.) * Application Server Support * Application System Monitoring Benefits * Competitive Salary * Training & Development * Pension Contribution (plus salary sacrifice option) * Private Medical Insurance * Discretionary bonus scheme * Generous holiday entitlement plus buy more through our Target Flex Scheme * Life Assurance * Target Flex benefits scheme (e.g. childcare vouchers, Dental cover) * Performance Reviews and support with development needs * A modern office and supportive culture * A fun Sports and Social program (free membership) * An active Charity and CSR program. Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 per annum

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