Defence Infrastructure Engineer

Ref: ZR_8037_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 June 2024


Our client is a Medium sized Cyber specialist who are growing towards 100 people, so this is an excellent opportunity to join!

Working on Defence and Government contracts, delivering technical engineering services and supports Infrastructure within the Defence and National Security industry with new projects, maintenance and patching!

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a desire to learn new tools, techniques, and solutions, as well as contribute to the success of the business!

Working Pattern: 5 days per week on site in Cheltenham town centre, offices in Whitehall or onsite in Ipswich.

Due to increased workload in the pipeline, they are recruiting for candidates to start work up until mid/end 2024, earlier start dates also available.

Key responsibilities
  • Working across project and support environments on secure Infrastructure.
  • Upgrading and improving operating environments, creating repair strategies, and providing technical support and training for users.
  • Designing new infrastructure and platforms.
  • Installing, maintaining and monitoring physical and virtual infrastructure platforms.
  • Ensuring infrastructure platforms stay safe and secure.
  • Updating any software and hardware where necessary.
  • Automation of infrastructure components.
  • Lead/Senior roles - you’ll be managing a team of engineers, where you’ll be responsible for their professional development.
Skills & experience
  • A Military background or someone who has worked within a Defence company.
  • A technical expert who is detail-oriented, proficient with IT technologies and hardware, and who flourishes in high-pressure environments.
  • A background in system design, management or support of infrastructure services.
  • Project experience desirable.
  • Windows or Linux Systems administration.
  • Networking (Cisco, Juniper, HP, Dell)
  • Virtualisation (VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Storage appliances (Dell, Synology)
  • System automation and scripting (Ansible, Python, PowerShell)


Additional benefits
  • Our client is very focused on career development and due to the size, can offer excellent opportunities to take on more responsibilities and technical skills!
  • 25 Days holiday (+Bank Holidays)
  • Company Car Scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Training Package/Budget
  • Great company advancement and support

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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