Platform Support Lead required to manage e-procurement IT infrastructure in Leeds

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Platform Support Lead required to manage e-procurement IT infrastructure in Leeds

Thank you for your interest; this position is now closed. Science Warehouse is seeking to recruit an experienced Platform Support Lead into this key role within its Operations Support team to ensure the availability, planning and management of our outsourced hosted infrastructure. Science Warehouse is one of the fastest growing companies in the e-business sector providing online-based spend management solutions to a wide range of public and private sector organisations.

This is a key position for us at a time of substantial growth and as such the chosen applicant will play a vital role in supporting the on-going needs of the business.

We work in an Agile way which means we expect our staff to be self-sufficient and to take responsibility for their work. Our atmosphere is informal and relaxed and our distinctive offices are within walking distance of the station. You will have fantastic opportunities to work on a wide range of projects and develop new skills. You will also benefit from a supportive working environment, internal training and development, including a pension and medical insurance. We need someone who shares this commitment to help us reach our goals.

As part of this role you will:

  • Be responsible for the live environment and manage the impact of changes with our Development team and Internet Service Provider
  • Be ultimately responsible for uptime of our web infrastructure around the clock, getting the best from it and pre-empting potential issues
  • Devise and produce appropriate Key Performance Indicators to assist the management team in directing the business

The following key skills and experience are desirable for this position:

  • Linux
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Apache/Tomcat
  • ITIL
  • Network Monitoring
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • Databases – especially Oracle
  • Capacity Planning

Salary is between £30,000 and £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

To apply please email with your CV and a completed application form which can be downloaded from here. Please mark your email for the attention of Jon Moody.

Equal opportunities: It is Science Warehouse Limited’s policy and practice to comply with its obligations under Equalities Legislation which applies in Great Britain and the equivalent legislation in the countries in which the organisation employs staff.



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