Senior Platform Engineer

Job Ref: 50206056
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Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 09 January 2020
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR eh1 1be
  • Competitive
  • Murdo Elwis
  • 441312574980

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Senior Platform Engineer - Edinburgh - 6 Months

Our Public Sector client is looking for a highly skilled Senior Platform Engineer to join their Edinburgh based team on a contract basis.

Key skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of Agile working, including such disciplines as Kanban, feedback, retrospectives, VFQ;
  • Customer focused, through proactive engagement;
  • Risk aware, focused on risk reduction and mitigation;
  • Expertise knowledge in Cisco and Checkpoint technologies;


  • Cisco Routing & Switching;
  • Common Design topologies for layer 2 / layer 3 services;
  • Checkpoint / ASA Firewall administration;
  • Experience with Nexus product line;

Networking: (Cont.)

  • Strong knowledge of OSPF design along with performance tuning;
  • Strong knowledge of BGP design and operational management;
  • RSA 2 Factor authentication.

Expertise with data centre management and best practices;

  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Effective team working and technical decision making;
  • Quality focused, due care and attention taken to ensure solutions and platform meet their quality criteria and the team standards set;
  • Experience of designing and leading infrastructure projects;
  • Creativity - taking new approaches to tackle problems; embracing innovation and sharing knowledge with, a range of sources and stakeholders;
  • Certified to CCNP at least.

If you would like to be considered, please apply and I will be in touch accordingly.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

08/02/2020 13:34:57