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Senior 1st Line Engineer

Operations, Platform Operations Team

We are hiring a Senior 1st line operations engineer to join our Platform Operations team which is responsible for ensuring Bango services are available to our global customers on a 247 basis.
With a passion for learning and a ‘can do’ attitude, you will join a team that proactively monitors and maintains the Bango environment. Bango utilise a wide range of cutting edge technologies to deliver its services and is actively scaling its global operation to support its growth.

Cambridge, UK

The role:

  • Undertakes diagnosis and investigation to address technical issues or adverse trends.
  • Acts as a point of escalation for technical issues from Associate engineers and 1st line engineers.
  • Provides technical mentoring and documentation to benefit the team.
  • Plays an active role in developing and improving the management of the Bango environment.
  • Actively communicates status of issues/events and tracks actions to ensure appropriate audit trail is in place.
  • Logs and documents all issues and communication and updates stakeholders as required.

Essential requirements:

  • High personal integrity, reliability and dedication.
  • Level head, calm and clear thinking, open minded and flexible.
  • A thirst for learning and continued professional technical development.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, and possess excellent organisational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly developed communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues/problems to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of Microsoft Servers and Technologies .Net and SQL, virtualization, security, SAN, cloud technologies.
  • Availability for On Call rota cover.


  • External customer facing skills within a support desk ideally supporting a web based internet service operating in a ‘real time’ mission critical environment.
  • Proven track record working with customer support teams and development.
  • Experience of virtualisation, security or SAN and cloud.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years support experience in a highly pressurised ‘real time’ mission critical environment.

Apply now

If you think this role is for you, send a covering letter and your CV to our HR team at

Working at Bango

At Bango you'll enjoy fast-paced, challenging and stimulating work within a small team. Our decision making is quick and we work to short development cycles. Everyone gets involved in team-based projects and decisions regardless of their role or job level. We strive to make everyone feel an important part of Bango and be able to make a difference.

Bango is growing and has achieved success worldwide, but the best is yet to come. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed people to join us to keep up our pace of innovation and leadership.

Interested in working at Bango? Send your CV to

  • Generous share option scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 28 days with service
  • Flexible personal pension scheme
  • Life assurance paid to next of kin
  • Salary sacrifice schemes: Cycle to work, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans, gym discount
  • Financial support for activity groups and charitable activities
  • Free fruit, drinks and snacks, limitless coffee and espressos
  • Headphones, hoodies, slippers…. to keep you happy and comfortable
  • Generous share option scheme
  • 15 days vacation a year, increasing to 18 days with service
  • Empire BlueCross Healthcare and Dental program
  • Transitchek benefits
  • Financial support for your charitable activities
  • Smart-casual dress code
  • Open office environment

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Equal opportunities policy

During our recruitment and selection process Bango will assess candidates solely on merit and ability and will continue to do so throughout their employment.

Bango is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Our aim is that each employee feels respected and able to give their best.

It is Bango's policy not to discriminate against its workers on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (together “protected characteristics”).

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