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Platform Delivery Specialist

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Date: 08-Aug-2019

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum depending on skills and experience

Contract type: Permanent


We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly changing aviation environment.


Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference? Do you want to be part of a new and exciting transformation?

We are setting out to transform a number of our key technology services, build major new services for our customers and mature new ways of working including Agile and DevOps, and exploiting new cloud-based capabilities in Microsoft Azure and Gov PaaS.


The Role

As the Platform Delivery Specialist, you will be involved in providing input into the delivery of strategic projects for the CAA IT infrastructure, such as Office 365, Exchange online and Microsoft Intune. You will work alongside the Technical Development Manager, providing the CAA with technical direction, ensuring that any proposed changes meet the overall business requirements without placing the business at risk.  You will have the ability to incorporate information from the right sources to identity problems and alternative courses of action.


About You

We are looking for someone with demonstrable specialist knowledge of infrastructure development lifecycles in a complex environment. Relevant technical knowledge and experience in designing and implementing cloud based technologies such as Microsoft Azure environments, Office 365 services, also including: Networking (LAN, WAN), Network Operating Systems (Windows, Linux) and server and application virtualisation (Citrix, Microsoft), Storage and Security.  Experience in SharePoint configuration is essential, alongside a technical accreditation in Infrastructure technology.


You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels, with the ability to motivate and influence others. You will have project delivery experience working within a Prince 2 environment and the ability to negotiate with external suppliers and members of the business community.


We shall look forward to receiving your application.


What Can We Offer You?

As an employer we are focused on the development of our people and you will have the opportunity to work alongside creative and collaborative team members who are keen to make a difference to the organisation.


Working With Us

We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more. Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives.


Being an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage and support applications from all backgrounds. If you have a disability or special need that requires adjustments, please let us know.  


Closing Date:  25th August 2019

Interview Date:  Telephone interviews week commencing 2nd September 2019

Job Segment: Developer, Linux, Sharepoint, Network, Technology, Aviation

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