DV Cleared Platform Engineer

Ref: BRed  ·  Posted on 18 June 2024


Our clients are one of the UK’s leading companies at the forefront of Cyber & National Security. True digital pioneers, they shape the information age with one of the most powerful networks on the planet.

They are looking for a technical expert who is detail-oriented, proficient with IT technologies and hardware, and who flourishes in high-pressure environments.

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.

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
  • Responding effectively and speedily to any problems
  • Maintaining a professional demeanour with clients and colleagues
  • Ensuring infrastructure platforms stay safe and secure
  • Updating any software and hardware where necessary
  • Documenting all reported malfunctions and actions taken in response
  • Automation of infrastructure components
  • Providing training and support to clients and other staff
  • Lead/Senior roles - you’ll be managing a team of engineers, where you’ll be responsible for their professional development
Skills & experience
  • They will consider candidates with military or commercial experience and are recruiting across the levels from junior to lead
  • A background in system design, management or support
  • Project experience desirable
  • Come from a system management/support background
  • Networking (Cisco, Juniper, HP, Dell)
  • Virtualisation (VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Storage appliances (Dell, Synology)
  • System automation and scripting (Ansible, Python, PowerShell)
  • System administration (Microsoft, Linux)
  • Knowledge of system performance monitoring, reporting and dashboard generation
Additional benefits
  • Pension scheme with a minimum 5% employee contribution and employer contribution of 10%
  • Purchase discounted shares.
  • Private healthcare, dental insurance, health screening, and access to counselling services
  • Discounted retail products

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

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You must have a minimum of DV Clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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