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Deployment Engineer - UNIX - AWS - VOD - OTT - Cambridge

Job Title: Deployment Engineer - UNIX - AWS - VOD - OTT - Cambridge
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: Nok - Dep Eng_1537962458
Contact Name: Patrick McNamara
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Deployment Engineer - UNIX - AWS - VOD - OTT - Cambridge - Excellent Contract Rates

A global Telecoms and Technology provider currently requires a highly skilled Deployment Engineer with multi platform expertise to play a key role in the realisation of a brand new Media Delivery Platform. This will be a 3 month contract in the first instance, offering excellent rates and will be based in Cambridge.

The platform will be delivering high volumes of on-demand and linear video traffic in a scalable form over fixed and wireless broadband connections.

As the Deployment Engineer for the Media Delivery Platform, you will possess the following:

  • Excellent and demonstrable experience of the UNIX based technology platforms, common technologies used to provision network services (e.g. load balancers, VPN, remote desktop, firewalls) and experience of automating the provisioning, maintenance and release of infrastructure and / or applications.
  • Demonstrable experience of Amazon AWS and direct experience installing configuring and of running workloads.
  • Good Working knowledge and experience of high availability technologies and methodologies.
  • Good Working knowledge and experience of commercial database product (e.g. Microsoft SQL, PostgressSQL).
  • Experience of web infrastructure (LAMP or similar). Either operational support or build out of applications exposing (REST) API over HTTP/S.
  • Excellent understanding of general IT infrastructure server HW/Storage/ TCP/IP networks such that you can configure devices on multiple networks, commission server HW/storage. apply and understand DNS configuration, physical/virtual server maintenance, patching and firewall configuration.
  • In-depth knowledge of internet protocols and high availability services.
  • Extensive knowledge of Internet Video Delivery including OTT VOD, Live & time-shift
  • Considerable experience with HLS and Dash encoding and player technology.
  • Understanding of Broadcast Advertising Workflows, Dynamic Ad Insertion and SCTE-35.
  • Well-versed in systems and procedures for web, including hosting, load-balancing, caching, content delivery networks, release management, performance monitoring.

If this role looks like a good match for your skillset and experience, please contact Patrick McNamara ( at Project People with a copy of your up to date CV. Alternatively please call Patrick directly on (0117) 9087000.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.