Development & Design

Senior Application Support Engineer – Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP


Greater London

£50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits

Senior Application Support Engineer – Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP

An opportunity to work in a progressive, brave, dynamic, fun and fast-paced environment where you shall gain exposure across a wide range of applications.

Salary: up to £60k + Benefits

  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start date: ASAP (Understand notices may have to be served)
  • Location: Central London
  • Hours: 37.5 (Shift pattern: 8am-4:30pm & 11:30am – 8pm + on call circa 1 in 4 weeks)

The successful Senior Application Support Engineer will have the following:

  • Prior Hands on experience working in the application support arena using UNIX /Linux Technologies
  • LAMP stack experience (Linux/Apache/My SQL , PHP) and also Java based web applications
  • Experience configuring and maintaining server infrastructure (Tomcat, Apache, web servers)
  • Log File analysis
  • Scripting languages such as CSH, Bash, PERL and/or Python
  • Hands on experience working with monitoring tools like Check_Mk or Nagios or New Relic or similar
  • Experience of writing/analysing SQL queries and knowledge of Oracle 11g DB
  • Experience on working AWS cloud environments like Lambda, Kuberneetes and GCP

Any of the following would be highly advantageous but NOT necessary:

  • Knowledge of ticketing system – Service now or JIRA
  • Awareness of core Java technologies, J2EE, Springs, Hibernate, XML and PHP frameworks Like Laravel
  • Configuration Management – Puppet and or Ansible
  • Basic Knowledge of working with technologies like Elastic Search / Rabbit MQ would be advantageous
  • ITIL awareness
  • Basic Knowledge of Networks, including VLANs, Load balancers and Firewalls.

As the successful Senior Application Support Engineer, you shall be responsible for:

  • Providing 2nd line technical Support for various complex distributed applications hosted on application servers like tomcat written in varied languages like Java, PHP etc
  • Supporting applications on AWS cloud platforms written in Kubernetees, Lambda and Google Cloud Platforms (GCP).
  • Maintaining platform infrastructure servers hosted on premise across Linux/Unix environments by preventing and resolving incidents.

If this is of interest to you, please do click ‘apply’ now. CV’s are being reviewed as a priority.

Key terms: Application Support, Engineer, LAMP, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Unix, Java, Tomcat, Web Servers, Scripting, Monitoring tools, SQL, Oracle, Cloud, Google, AWS