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Applications Engineer - Stevenage

Ref: 7234 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jun 2024
Applications Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £55,000 (DOE)
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, engineering organisation, who are looking for an Applications Engineer to join a team that supports projects through established model-based systems engineering processes, while also contributing to the evolution of best practices to enhance efficiency and consistency across our UK engineering operations.
The Applications Engineer role
The department supports a broad set of systems engineering tools based on IBM’s Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) environment, known as Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Whilst much of the toolset has migrated to web-based (including DOORS Next, Engineering Workflow Manager, Engineering Test Manager, Global Configuration, etc), SE&DC also support a set of thick client tools (including DOORS Classic, Rhapsody, EWM Eclipse Client, Method Composer, etc).
Maintaining a reliable, resilient, secure and performant systems engineering toolset whilst concurrently looking to exploit new versions with ever-increasing capability is fundamental to the success of projects, today and in the future. The role will involve liaising with multiple partners including software application suppliers (IBM in particular), internal IM (Information Management) organisation, security, the wider SE&DC team and the engineering user community to continue to provide continuity of service across the systems engineering applications.
Applications Engineer experience required
With a background in IT on thick client software application management, maintenance, testing, security vulnerabilities and OS updates, you will work closely with the IM organisation to manage the software applications that fall within SE&DC’s remit to manage. Typical activities would include:
  • Client software version management – IBM’s Rhapsody, EWM Eclipse Client, ELO-MEC, DOORS Classic, ELO-PUB:
  • Move projects to the latest version
  • Windows 11 test campaign management
  • Security vulnerability – working with IM and 3rd party IT Contractors to monitor and rectify
  • Application function bud assessment and manufacture resolution (patch) monitoring
  • Support IM in upgrade of Servers
  • DOORS Server and Client side management and maintenance
  • ALM upgrade UAT campaign management
  • Supporting IM with ALM token management and user monitoring
  • Management and retirement of legacy applications
  • Experience in the practical use of IBM toolset (Rhapsody, DOORS Classic, IBM ELM (ALM)) is highly desirable.
This is a great opportunity to secure a position as an Applications Engineer where you will work with a fantastic business with steady controlled growth, offering dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Due to the nature of the business, this particular vacancy requires all applicants as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels required by the business.
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