Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer

Due to business growth we are looking to appoint a technical person to join our team. You will work in our Plymouth Science Park premises, with shared responsibility for a number of systems. While we are looking for someone with previous experience, further training will be provided as relevant. 

Note while this is a hands-on, technical, role, the focus for the position is on the business needs. we have a separate team to look after IT infrastructure and day-to-day IT needs.

Post Title: Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer

Responsible To: General Manager

Hours: Primarily office hours, but the responsibilities mean that some out of hours work will be required


About us

EDI Plus Limited is an exciting business offering:-

  • Health cover
  • Life assurance
  • Friendly team working on diverse, exciting projects using modern technologies
  • Work with clients in a wide range of business sectors:
    • Healthcare
    • Retail
    • Hospitality
    • Manufacturing & distribution


Responsible for:

The role of the Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer is to:-

  • Deploy and support third-party and in-house developed software packages
  • Provide expert assistance to users of data communications protocols such as SFTP and AS2
  • Diagnose software and data communications problems
  • Ensure the >99.5% target uptime of SaaS systems which we host continues to be achieved
  • Liaise between Customer Support, Development and Computer Infrastructure teams
  • Help with the continual improvement of our Operations and Deployment processes
  • Help ensure that Production, UAT and Test systems are operating correctly
  • System maintenance and housekeeping


Core skill set required:

- Windows 2008/2012 user permissions and job and domain security models

- IIS administration

- Windows 2008/2012 server administration

- Experience with implementing and supporting FTP and/or AS2 data communications

- Understanding of security certificates; theory and practice

- Understanding of Web Applications on a Microsoft platform

- Ability to find, read and interpret system and application logs


Useful background knowledge or previous hands-on experience

- SMTP server configuration and support

- Networking knowledge (proxies, firewalls, VPNs, routing, natting, load balancing)

- Development knowledge (C#, MS-SQL, Powershell, SVN Source Control)

- DR planning

- Active Directory

- Microsoft SQL server administration


To apply, please send a covering letter along with your CV to


Why choose EDI PLUS?

  • Fully managed, hosted service
  • Flexible any-to-any solutions
  • Very high customer satisfaction
  • 20+ years’ industry experience
  • Clear, transparent pricing
  • All data held within the UK
  • UK-based customer support

EDI Plus Ltd


Telephone: (+44) 1752 237 080

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