Systems Specialist - Automation

Location: Glasgow, Scotland Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: IT Type: Permanent

Systems Specialist

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Systems Specialist to join SThree's new offices in Glasgow City Centre. This Systems Specialist will be heavily focused on automating repetitive manual work for the IT Service Desk team. If you have solid scripting experience and you're looking to join a devops focused company that offers fantastic opportunities for development and progression, then this could be the role for you!

Who are SThree?

SThree are an industry leading recruitment organisation who provide permanent and contract staff to STEM sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). We operate across 10 specialist brands (including Huxley, Progressive, Real Staffing, and Computer Futures) and employ over 2,800 people in 16 countries globally.

SThree are currently embarking on an exciting venture to set up a new Shared Services Centre of Excellence in Glasgow City Centre. As a result, we have a high volume of new vacancies across our Finance, IT, Legal, and HR teams, providing a fantastic opportunity for you to get involved in something new at a fun, rewarding company.

What will you be doing?

As a Systems Specialist, you will develop, manage, and support key systems related to the support function. You will support current infrastructure whilst looking to maximise automation and self service, with the ultimate focus of automating repetitive manual processes for the service desk. You'll use tools such as Active Batch, PHP, HTML, Javascript, CSS, XML, and PowerShell, and you'll work in a very agile / devops style environment.

What skills/experience should you have?

  • Experience working as a developer in one of the following lanuages: PHP, HTML, JavaScript CSS, XML, Powershell
  • Experience working on automation would be a plus
  • Experience with Active Batch or similar would also be a bonus
  • The ideal candidate will also be very motivated, with a real interest in DevOps and public cloud

Why work for SThree?

We pride ourselves on being a true meritocracy, where our employees' hard work is valued and rewarded. We provide fantastic opportunities for growth and like to promote from within - a high proportion of our senior staff originally joined the company in entry level positions. If that isn't enough, you'll also enjoy:

  • Competitive holiday allowance with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Company share scheme
  • Variety of high street discounts
  • Season ticket loan

Next Steps

If you have the above experience and you're keen to join SThree in our new Centre of Excellence, then please apply now!

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Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales