Position: Senior Test Support Engineer (Unix)
Day rate: £442 p/d via umbrella
- Execute Unix components within integrated test environments.
- Define and uphold processes for:
- Building Unix environments
- Deploying project deliverables
- Supporting Test Environments
- Continuously improving Unix environment installation, internal tools and processes, configuration, and application deployment procedures
- Collaborate with Engineering Rooms and Service Provision teams to establish best practices within the technical domain.
- Perform initial diagnosis of environment issues and drive their resolution.
- Manage risks and issues, providing support for identification and resolution.
- Coordinate with Technical Delivery Lead, Engineering Rooms, and Service Provision to fulfill resource/support needs for environment support activities as appropriate.
- Compile and present metrics to the Technical Delivery Lead.
- Possess knowledge of IBM Websphere components such as cells, deployment managers, application servers, and clusters, which is advantageous.
- Establish application setups and take ownership of the environment.
- Deploy custom code and data efficiently.
- Perform application maintenance and housekeeping tasks.
- Conduct Technical Shakedown processes.
- Provide support to projects.
- Participate in building and configuring environments.
- Execute backup and restore procedures.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives.
- Generate weekly metric reports and manage timelines.
- Manage user access within environments.
- Handle environment administration tasks.
- Review inputs from projects.
- Resolve environment defects at the first level.
- Identify and escalate potential risks and issues.
- Set up and execute EMERald tasks for deploying Projects and maintaining EMER environments.