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Senior Technical Engineer - Monitoring




Technical Engineer – Monitoring

Innovation and Change within IT Service

Location: Glasgow

The role holder will be part of a team who manage and support infrastructure and application performance monitoring & alerting platforms, IT Service Management and capacity planning toolsets. Have strong enterprise monitoring skills, and knowledge within supporting infrastructure.

We need you to have...

- Experience of technical lead/subject matter expert
- Strong UNIX experience, Redhat preferably
- Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility for team deliverables

We would like you to have...

- Experience of Enterprise or Open Source Monitoring Tools
- Configuration Management Tooling
- Practical experience of scripting, (e.g. bash, Perl, PowerShell, JavaScript)

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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