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Software Applications Support Engineer (Linux & Java)

£26000 - £40000 per annum

Applications Support Engineer (Linux & Java), Glasgow

FPSG has exciting opportunities for Applications Support Engineer to join a business setting up a new centre of excellence in Glasgow. The organisation has a blend of working with high profile complex assignments in an informal environment driven by technology and solutions innovation.

Within your role as Applications Support Engineer you will work with a range of proprietary software and services. Focused on continuous innovation, support & development you will have freedom to invent and flexibility to evolve. The restrictions of Enterprise companies are removed but the exposure to complex and diverse challenges remain. You require a strong understanding of Linux, associated scripting, SQL and Java / Java8, within a full life-cycle Agile environment.

In this role as Applications Support Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Critical systems support and maintenance
  • Problem analysis, investigation and bug-fixing
  • Delivery of business critical projects/products
  • Owning problems from identification through analysis to solution delivery
  • Direct input to greenfield & brownfield projects

To be a successful Java Engineer you will need experience of:

  • Demonstrable experience in Unix/Linux, RedHat, CentOS
  • Networking, Perl and Shell scripting
  • Practical experience of fundamentals of Core Java Development (Java 8)
  • A track record in support and maintaining business critical applications
  • Database knowledge SQL
  • Continuous Integration / continuous development
  • Experience with software analysis, leading to bug-fixing, development, and code enhancement
  • Agile practices in development, testing and delivery
  • Exposure to DevOps
  • Exposure to Testing methodologies and Testing Tools


Thus in effect start-up business are already established with products / services, and with customers lined up to consume their services. They are led by industry veterans providing a start-up opportunity, with the chance to be involved at the beginning.

In return, the successful Applications Support Engineer will receive a generous salary and package commensurate with experience. Holidays and company initiatives will support a philosophy that balances work and personal life.

Next Steps

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Equal Opportunities

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

Key skills terminology

Applications Support, Systems Support, Applications engineer, Software Support, Software Developer, Java8, SQL, NoSQL, Banking, Financial Services, Server-side development, Applications Support, Applications Maintenance, Java SE, Unix, Linux, RedHat, CentOS, Perl, Shell, Scripting, Agile, Scrum, JavaFX, JavaSwing, Swing, Continuous Integration, DevOps, Continuous Development, Low latency, low memory applications

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