Build Engineer

Ref: ZR_BuildEng_JOB  ·  Posted on 01 September 2021

Introduction

My client is looking for a Build Engineer to implement newly designed systems within the Defence domain.  Candidates must have extensive MOD experience.

The role involves working across the full systems engineering lifecycle from requirements analysis through design, build, test, acceptance and into Live Operations.

Key responsibilities
  • Build and Implementation of Secure IT systems
  • Interact with Service Design Team for the assignment on integration and implementation tasks.
  • Assist in the investigation, resolution, and closure of Tier 1, 2 and 3 technical hardware and software issues pertaining to newly implemented and integrated systems.
  • Identify situations requiring urgent attention and escalate via appropriate channels.
  • Providing implementation and integration for the:
  • Infrastructure components, i.e. the servers (both physical and virtual), workstations (both physical and virtual), storage and networks (both physical and virtual).
  • Integration of the software applications.
  • Management of the security requirements through Active Directory policies, security software and writing System Operating Instructions.
  • Implement the physical detailed design by building Servers, Windows workstations, configuring storage, network switches, installing COTS applications.
  • Maintaining Systems Lock downs of the system using GAP and SCM generated Active Directory Group Policy Objects.
  • Preparing and executing test scripts for the physical and virtual hardware.
  • Analyse and resolve system hardware defects.
Skills & experience
  • MOD Experience
  • A knowledge and understanding of ITIL functions, principles, and processes.
  • Proven track record in the implementation and maintenance of complex IT systems.
  • Recent practical experience of successfully integrating complex COTS products.
  • Knowledge of the integration of computer hardware including networking in a secure environment.
  • Experience of the installation and configuration of Windows server software and Windows workstations.
  • Expertise in the integration and configuration of software to meet defined system requirements, e.g. Sophos, LogRhythm, Lumension Device Control, What’s Up, MS Office, ESRI ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, BAE SOCET SET, Photoshop, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.
  • Knowledge of using Active Directory and Group Policy Objects to define security requirements.
  • Strong Windows system administration experience, covering Windows 7, 10 and Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019.
  • Horizon 7 with VDI experience.
  • VMware virtualisation experience.
  • Strong scripting capabilities using PowerShell and/or Visual Basic.
  • Experience of integrating engineering components from a subcontractor.
  • Experienced implementing hardware integration projects.
  • Problem analysis and resolution in a secure environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Microsoft certification.
  • Experience of Ansible.
  • Knowledge of or experience in DevOps.
  • CISCO Certification.
  • VMware NSX-T experience.
  • A working knowledge of government IT Security environments and requirements including MoD JSPs (440 and 480), Safety and ILS practices and policies.
  • Knowledge/experience of GIS and image processing application software.
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 2.5 and GAP.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning, designing and implementing system transition to include writing scripts and instructions, sequencing tasks, rehearsing and validating plans.
  • Data Migration experience.
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