Application Delivery Engineer

  • Job Ref: 3852
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent

Overview

The successful candidate will work in a dynamic and challenging environment. We are on a mission to make our business application management as simple as possible to deliver unsurpassed levels of service to our internal users. As an Application Delivery Engineer you’ll be a member of the team responsible for implementing Continuous Delivery and where relevant DevOps technology and practices to mature our software delivery capability.

Working closely with the internal IT team, application vendors and retained outsourcing partners, you will play a pro-active role in the following areas:

? Foster the adoption of continuous delivery and DevOps practices ? Implement and configure technology to support the Application Delivery Pipeline ? Automate, Automate and Automate ? Identify improvements in applications management to advance service delivery ? Monitor critical business application services and the database estate

  1. is a broad, highly interesting, challenging and diverse role requiring a high level of engineering experience and a great opportunity to join a truly global leader in a permanent role.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

? You will be the in-house SME in PowerShell and PowerShell DSC with responsibility for release management, configuration management and process automation

? You will drive Incident and Problem investigation and resolution working closely with the IT infrastructure and Change Management teams, external vendors and internal business users

? You will identify redundant processes and/or process optimization opportunities and implement automation to simplify the applications release management, reduce duplication of work and streamline operational processes

? You will collaborate with the application vendors and IT Infrastructure teams to develop expert knowledge of the application estate and implement in-depth monitoring of all critical application services

? You will provide documentation and training to Service Delivery team to improve support of applications release and operations

Application Delivery Engineer

 

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JOB REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS, & COMPETENCIES

Educational/Experience

? Bachelor’s degree in IT or related discipline ? 5+ years of experience in information systems support and operations preferably in an outsourced environment, 2+ years DevOps engineering experience desired ? Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Server technology stack ? Demonstrated experience of automating application deployments and processes in complex 24/7 environments ? Experience with Cloud providers (Azure, AWS) a distinct advantage ? Knowledge of ITIL a plus

 

 

Technical/Functional

? SME in PowerShell and PowerShell DSC (other scripting languages an advantage) ? Very strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016. A relevant industry certification, e.g. MCSE an advantage ? Git, Microsoft TFS ? Octopus Deploy ? Cloud Environments including Azure and AWS ? JIRA ? Microsoft .NET ? Understanding of core IT security principles

Client Relationships

? Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical users ? Demonstrated ability to communicate with individuals and groups

Team Management

? Customer focused – strong service ethic ? Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in English to both technical and business audiences ? Excellent analytical, problem solving and documentation skills ? Excellent planning and organizational skills ? Strong communication skills ? A good team worker, with the ability to prioritize and co-ordinate activities with internal and external teams ? Ability to work on own initiative with minimal direction ? Experience of working and delivering to tight deadlines ? Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business needs and learning new skills quickly

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers