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Senior Environments Engineer

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Recruiter: Next
Listed on: 22nd January
Location: Leicester - Enderby
Salary/Rate: £40,127 - £46,669
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

About the Team
We have a vacancy for a dedicated Environments Engineer with a development background to join an established team within the Ecommerce part of the business. The team currently consists of 3 developers (one mainframe ) and the Team Lead.

About the Role/Team
You will be a part of a small team who work with stakeholders to assess, plan, execute and support the environments required to deliver change.

You will posses excellent communication skills and will be comfortable dealing with interested parties and stakeholders across a broad spectrum of company seniority.

Working in the larger Ecommerce department, you will be required to maintain close working relationships with other, associated teams such as Development, QA and the Deployment teams.

You will fully understand the part you're playing within the wider picture of the department's objectives and be constantly striving to improve existing processes to deliver a roadmap to highly stable & industry-leading environments.


Essential skills

  • Technical Skills
    • C#.Net Framework
    • SQL Server 2008+
    • ASP .NET
    • TFS / Release Manager
    • HTML 5 /CSS3
    • Active Batch
    • PowerShell / Automation scripting languages
  • Track record of working within a development and/or support role in an ecommerce environment
  • Experience of working with Windows servers ( configuration and maintenance )
  • Experience in process definition, design, development and documentation
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail and ability to provide timely resolutions to user queries
  • A great team player with a positive attitude that is highly customer focused with strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Able to multitask and work effectively under pressure to strict deadlines and target dates
  • Able to handle day-to-day support queries whilst continuously striving to improve our non-production environments, the successful candidate needs to be pro-active, self-motivated and hardworking

Desirable skills

  • SQL ( queries and SSIS ), VB Script, Interpreting IBM WebSphere MQ Logs
  • An understanding/exposure to back-end Mainframe systems and calls via IBM Websphere MQ
  • Candidates who have previous experience of creating automated test scripts; test packs with data integrity and used data masking solutions such as IBM Optim
  • Furthermore, any previous working experience within an environments or support role capacity would be desirable
  • Familiarity with retail ecommerce sites and/or working experience in the Retail sector would be a benefit


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we're a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We're the UK's 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we're the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it's now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we've gone global!

Contact Name: Next
Reference: TJ/8395/0068009
Job ID: 2882107

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