Product and Deployment Engineer – Contract role

South West England, United Kingdom (UK), Roke [00366]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Roke delivers advanced research, development services, products and is a vendor neutral supplier, picking the most appropriate technologies to achieve the required performance and capabilities. We are seeking a talented and knowledgeable Product and Development Engineer to join our busy team on a contract basis, supporting and promoting the ongoing use of products deployed at client site.



  • Monitor the systems to confirm their continued operation. Systems deployed on VMWare / ESXi based systems, typically as docker containers running on CentOS hosts. The solution also includes some physical hardware.
  • Assist Roke Dev engineers with and then take on deployment of product upgrades.
  • Be the initial point of escalation for client questions / issues with the software systems.
  • Gather necessary debug evidence to support fault-finding investigations, and forward that info to the appropriate Dev Engineers.
  • Maintain compliance with local Security / IT procedures and audits.
  • Support the client engineers with:
    • the onboarding of new projects
    • developing custom processors
    • ongoing maintenance of software (Python / Vue / Groovy)
    • maintenance of the dev environment and pipelines.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to be seconded to customer site in Milton Keynes
  • Good communication skills
  • VMWare
  • Basic OS admin: Linux / Windows / MacOS
  • Docker Admin
  • Ansible
  • Basic networking (DHCP / DNS / Routing)
  • Jenkins
  • git / subversion
  • Debugging skills
  • REST API dev and testing

Desirable Requirements:

  • Python
  • Mongo DB
  • ELK Stack
  • Experience with Production systems

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