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Toolchain / Automation Engineer (24887)

to £highly competitive + benefits

Managing the development tools environment for optimum productivity

Looking for a varied role with ample opportunities to pick up skills and open up new career horizons? This role might appeal to someone with a developer or DevOps background seeking a broader remit.

The company is a developer of innovative consumer networking hardware and software for a wide range of international clients. They are seeking an adaptable, hands-on engineer to support their development teams and provide them with the best software tools environment for efficient working. You would collaborate with managers and developers to understand their workflow and devise the best set-up for them. This may include setting up build systems, version control systems, network administration, test environments and virtual machines, and the automated deployment of releases.

The role attracts a competitive salary and benefits packages and is located in a convenient location in Cambridge with easy transports links.

You will need:

  • A good degree in a technical subject from a well-recognized university
  • A hands-on, can-do mind-set and an enthusiasm for tackling new tools and technologies.
  • Strong coding skills in Python, Shell Scripts, Groovy
  • Experience with most of the following: network administration, Jenkins, virtual machines and containers, source control systems, cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Azure or Google Compute, development environments such as Visual Studio, build systems such as CMake, and logging tools such as Grafana.

Whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

Keywords: Cambridge, Toolchain Optimisation, Continuous Integration, DevOps, Python, Shell, Groovy, CMake, Jenkins.

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.