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Platform Engineer - Windows

£600 - £630 per day

Managing this Role

Ellie O'Shea

Senior Contracts Consultant 0207 759 7878

Coming from a sales and customer service background, Ellie combines sound commerciality with a strong passion for cyber security. Always keeping up to date with the latest technologies, she’s built an excellent reputation for unearthing exceptional cyber professionals.


Seniority: Mid - Senior

Job Type: Contract

Geographical coverage: UK wide



  • The Desktop Platform Engineer will be responsible for providing technical leadership to define and implement improvements to our clients Windows Application Onboarding process.
  • This role will involve providing Engineering level support to ensure improvements represent technical best practice and are integrated securely with broader infrastructure components
  • The work will involve the end to end packaging process and a detailed appreciation of this and the application integration aspects of Platform Engineering are required, this includes application compatibility, performance analysis etc


  • Supporting the design of a suite of improvements to the end to end application onboarding process.
  • Reviewing and improving standards as they relate to improvements to the Application Onboarding process, including automation, stability, compatibility and performance
  • Defining how the application onboarding process integrates with broader VDI Migration processes and tools
  • Delivering automation to assess the impact of applications on the platform from a stability and performance perspective
  • Supporting the development of best practice migration processes to minimize the disruption to End Users
  • Ensuring appropriate knowledge handover to ensure existing teams within Engineering and Operations
  • Representing designs and subsequent change activities to associated teams and governance processes
  • Ensuring Designs and related changes meet all security, risk and compliance requirements
  • Providing detailed technical documentation as required


  • Extensive Engineering (as opposed to pure operations/support) experience related to Platform migrations including Windows 10 and Office 365
  • Extensive experience of application integration including:
    • Application Packaging
    • Distribution
    • Application Compatibility and Quality
    • Performance analysis and remediation
    • Automation
  • Demonstrable experience in complex root cause analysis
  • Must have relevant experience in a Global financial organisation
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to work proactively across End Users, senior management and technical stakeholders
  • Detailed understanding of related technologies: Windows 10, SCCM, scripting/development, Application Packaging, Migration tools
  • Good understanding, to the extent required to support root cause analysis and issue triage, of related infrastructure technologies i.e. Networking, Security etc.
  • Understanding of Security, Compliance and Risk considerations as they relate to solution design, implementation and operation within global organizations

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PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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