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IS Developer (Automation) - South East

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Ref: 32 Date Posted: Monday 03 Dec 2018
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As a senior member of the Systems Development team, the Senior Automation Engineer is part of a key group of dedicated in-house developers writing applications that both deliver and integrate many of the core business functions.  Systems are responsible for everything from the entire back-end, automation and integration systems, to front-end interfaces including customer facing websites and tools.


The Senior Automation Engineer will have ownership over development projects, contributing to all areas of the development lifecycle, working to deliver outcomes encompassing many development techniques and interacting with many parts of the business.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code predominantly in PHP but extending to other languages and environments where required, by using best software development practices.


  • Ownership of existing systems and new projects. 


  • Deliver well-structured development and supporting material to a schedule.


  • Considerable experience as an automation engineer in the IT / Technology sector.
  • Considerable experience of developing automated processes in a commercial environment ideally within a service provider.
  • Professional and/or Open Source development experience and comfortable working on a variety of project elements.
  • System design experience

Specific Technical Skills


We expect a high level of competency in the areas below: (Pulsant currently uses)

  • Service orchestration engines (Stackstorm)
  • Configuration management engines (Salt)
  • Version control in a team environment
  • Good technical knowledge of MySQL, PHP and JQuery.