Application Delivery Engineer

Overview

JOB SUMMARY
My client is the global leader in aircraft leasing and aviation finance headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. We are
looking for an experienced Application Delivery Engineer to join our growing IT team to operate and support
the infrastructure and business applications that handles billions worth of transactions each year.
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 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; and
• Monitor critical business application services and the database estate.
This 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
Q? You will be the in-house SME in PowerShell and PowerShell DSC with responsibility for
release management, process automation and configuration management
Q? You will have very strong technical knowledge of Microsoft SQL with responsibility for the
delivery, support and maintenance of reliable, highly available and high performance
database environments
Q? You will drive Incident and Problem investigation and resolution by coordinating the
application vendors, IT infrastructure team and internal business users
Q? 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
Q? 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
Q? You will provide documentation and training to the Service Delivery team to improve
support of applications release and operations
JOB REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS, and COMPETENCIES
Educational/
Experience
Q? Bachelor’s degree in IT or related discipline
Q? 5+ years of experience in information systems support and operations preferably in an
outsourced environment, 2+ years devops engineering experience desired
Q? Very strong knowledge of the Microsoft Server technology stack (Operating systems and
SQL)
Q? Demonstrated experience of automating application deployments and processes in complex
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Application Delivery Engineer
Information Technology
24/7 environments
Q? Experience with Cloud providers (Azure, AWS) a distinct advantage
Q? Very good knowledge of ITIL
Technical/
Functional
Q? SME in PowerShell and PowerShell DSC (other scripting languages an advantage)
Q? Very strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL database administration, reporting services, tuning
and query optimisation
Q? Very strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016. A relevant industry
certification, e.g., MCSE an advantage
Q? Git, Microsoft TFS
Q? Octopus Deploy
Q? Cloud Environments including Azure and AWS
Q? JIRA
Q? Microsoft .NET
Q? Understanding of core IT security principles
Client
Relationships
Q? Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical
users
Q? Demonstrated ability to communicate with individuals and groups
Additional
Competencies
Q? Customer focused – strong service ethic
Q? Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in English to both technical
and business audiences
Q? Excellent analytical, problem solving and documentation skills
Q? Excellent planning and organizational skills
Q? Strong communication skills
Q? A good team worker, with the ability to prioritise and co-ordinate activities with internal and
external teams
Q? Ability to work on own initiative with minimal direction
Q? Experience of working and delivering to tight deadlines
Q? 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