Application Support Engineer (DevOps/ Monitoring)- Banking


£550 - £600 a day

I am currently looking for an Application Support Engineer (DevOps/ Monitoring) to join a top investment bank based in London. The role will be a contract role and will be working on a new project within the business.


Pro-actively monitor, manage and improve availability and performance of the production environments (from presentation and application layers to Infrastructure layers)
Pro-actively manage the capacity of production applications
Plan and implement application releases, load tests and configuration changes
Customize production tools (monitoring, deployment, scheduling etc.)
Contribute to medium and high scale technical projects as part of the by contributing in architecture review and design, upgrading and migrating application systems to new platforms.
Provide feedback and propose solutions to management on performance, capacity and design issues

Experience required:
Production experience across the following:
Strong banking background
System administration - Strong knowledge in Linux/Unix and basic knowledge on Windows systems
Monitoring - Strong experience of monitoring tools.
Data indexing platforms - Good knowledge of Log indexing platforms such as ELK and Splunk
Automation - Good knowledge on release and or server automation tools such as Ansible
Scripting - Strong scripting capabilities preferably python
Application servers - Good knowledge in configuring and supporting web technologies such as Tomcat, Apache, nginx, IIS

Location- London

If you feel like you are a strong match for my requirements, please send me over an updated copy of CV and I will get back in touch.

Many thanks,

Posted by McGregor Boyall, 17 May