Offshore IT Support Engineer - Linux/Networking - Perm - Edinburgh - 35k GBP plus package

IT - Infrastructure, Systems Engineering
£25,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
Offshore allowance, bonus, pension, health etc
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Date Posted:
17 / 7 / 2019
Offshore IT Support Engineer - Linux/Networking - Perm - Edinburgh - 35k GBP plus package

Tech, travel and excellent remuneration for your efforts, what’s not to like? If you are confident you meet the technical, physical and medical requirements, our client will help you through the offshore training.

We are working with our Edinburgh client to recruit an Offshore IT Support Engineer to join a leading international software house that develops market-leading navigational and surveying software for the global oil and gas industry. In this position you will be responsible for providing remote systems, software and infrastructure support, remotely from the office in Edinburgh and on-board seismic survey vessels internationally. This position would ideally suit a graduate or someone with a few years commercial experience in a similar working environment so get in touch with Chris to find out more!

What you’ll be doing;
Providing remote and field based support
Set up, commissioning and testing systems prior to, and in the field
Carry out maintenance of systems in the field
Deliver product training to customers
Work with the development teams to improve solutions, documentation, procedures etc

What you will bring;
Strong Linux OS skills (to command line level)
Good networking knowledge and experience (TCP/IP)
Ability and flexibility to spend time working abroad sometimes in harsh environments
Degree or similar in IT, Computer Science or Geoscience etc

Any of the following would be beneficial;
GPS, RF, PDA, Data Communications or basic electrical engineering skills
Previous oil and gas, marine, scientific research, surveying or military experience

This is a superb opportunity to join an exciting and expanding company that can offer a basic salary of up to £35,000 plus £180 per day offshore allowance (between 80-110 days per year) along with attractive benefits (pension, bonus, health and life insurance, career progression and on-going skills training) so apply now or get in touch to find out more!