March 10, 2020
Bicester, United Kingdom
Job Type


Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Support Engineer to join their energetic, rapidly expanding team.

They design and develop innovative software for HPC/supercomputer systems across the UK, with a wide customer base in multiple market sectors including academic/research institutions, life sciences, banking, manufacturing and Formula One.

Due to recent investment they’re expanding their product ranges into Europe and the US – they are now looking for an enthusiastic Support Engineer to assist with the development of their suite of Linux-based tools for the construction, management and monitoring of large-scale supercomputer systems built and operated on both physical hardware and public cloud IaaS platforms.

What’s on Offer?

  • Highly Competitive Salary (£25,000 - £38,000 DOE)
  • Exposure to challenging projects, cutting-edge technologies and daily learning opportunities
  • Generous group pension scheme
  • Small team with a relaxed working environment in a young up-and-coming company
  • Training / book allowance
  • Flexible working hours - we promote a healthy work/life balance culture
  • Friendly social atmosphere

Key Responsibilities of the
Support Engineer:

  • Work on our key software products managing internal processes, systems and functions
  • Work on live supercomputer systems throughout the UK and Europe
  • Research design and implement new methodologies
  • Develop and integrate existing software programs and platforms
  • Participate in group meetings and make presentations to your peers
  • Be exposed to cutting-edge software technologies and methodologies and help to move the business forward
  • Hands on design / implementation and testing
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for delivery of your projects
  • Help improve the team/company and product processes
  • Be exposed to large scale computer systems and supercomputers, as well as emerging technologies such as public and private IaaS

Key Skills Required:

  • Helping people with technical problems, operating systems and systems management
  • Working individually as well as part of teams
  • Your interests and skills have emphasis on Linux environments and using, installing and configuring open source software
  • Working with others both technical and non-technical
  • Solving problems; you understand that most business problems can be solved in numerous way

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A demonstrable open-source background, interested in Linux system management using development methodologies, experience in open source tools such as puppet, chef, ansible
  • Is a fast mover; you have a strong drive to build a career in cutting-edge development and administration
  • Has a can-do personality, comfortable with communication at all levels
  • Has experience in scripting languages such as bash, ruby, python
  • Looking to learn/develop a wide range of technical skills in a challenging environment
  • Has a great attitude towards learning new and developing existing skills

What’s Next?
Apply Now! Simply submit your CV for this Support Engineer position, and we will be in touch.

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