Junior IT Support Engineer

Stockport, England, United Kingdom · Technology · HH


CDL is one of the UK’s leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. CDL has spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company’s robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive UK insurance marketplace.

There's also a subsidised restaurant and a games room. We've built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We like to work in small, focused groups so you're always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.

What you'll do

Do you love technology? Are you looking for an opportunity to start an exciting and challenging career with a great team? Do you want to learn and are you willing to put the effort in to learn? If the answer is yes to all of these questions then we'd love to talk to you. The role is within our 2nd line Support Team and you'll join a fantastic team who are responsible for ensuring our core tasks are dealt with in a professional manner. You'll work alongside our experienced 3rd line engineers who will help you along the way to a great career.

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For the successful candidates, you'll be exposed to working in a predominantly Linux world, with a scattering of Windows servers, physical and virtual machines, supporting our software running on-prem, on client hosted sites and in AWS. You'll learn to live and breathe automation through scripting in Python, Ruby, Bash, and of course Puppet, our chosen Configuration Management Tool. The goal is nothing should be done manually! You'll also learn to configure our Proxy and Gateways, whilst mastering monitoring via Elastic, Grafana, Prometheus and Cloud Watch. Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Tomcat and Weblogic will all become very familiar to you, and opportunities to get involved in containerisation will present themselves if you put the effort in. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, with the right attitude, to develop themselves and start on an exciting path.


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