Infrastructure Engineer

Ref: ZR_7072_JOB  ·  Posted on 20 June 2022


Are you looking for remote working, but happy to travel to my clients sites within the UK when required?

Do you hold an SC or DV Clearance and are you willing to undergo a DV Clearance if not currently held?

Our client is creating a safe and secure world, together - and you can play your part. As an Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll be developing and deploying infrastructure across various MOD sites in the UK and you will have a key role in the Mission Systems team, contributing to vital, high-spec Communication Systems & Critical Assets projects.

You will need to hold a minimum of an SC clearance to be considered for this vacancy. My client also expects candidates to be willing to undergo a DV Clearance to ensure that they can delivery work on secure sites.

My client is open to candidates who are looking for remote working opportunities, but expensed travel to sites across the UK will be required for this role.

Key responsibilities
  • Participating in multiple projects and working with colleagues to ensure Infrastructural specifications are designed for and then met.
  • Providing technical expertise for Infrastructure development and deployment.
  • The installation of the Platform Infrastructure.
  • Evaluating vendor products in hardware and software and recommending purchases
  • Recommending, documenting and implementing policies and standards relating to the platform environment and ensuring adherence to security procedures.
  • Participating in strategic planning and decision making processes by providing technical assistance and knowledge as a subject matter expert
  • Preparing technical reports for Management.
Skills & experience

Experience and understanding of many Platform infrastructure technologies including: 

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016.
  • VMware vSphere & ESX host configuration/setup.
  • Storage including; EMC VMAX, Centera, ECS, Nutanix & Cisco UCS.
  • Networking – IP design, CISCO Switches/Routers and Firewalls.
  • Citrix VDA & VDI.
  • MS Azure & Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Backup platform deployment and administration; EMC Networker, Rubrik.
  • Microsoft Windows Server Operating Environment, Active Directory and Microsoft based applications.
  • Enterprise Systems Monitoring.
  • Designing, Building, Securing and Supporting Enterprise Platform Technology solutions 
  • Creating, maintaining and following technical procedures and documentation 
  • Leading technical project change 
  • Working with ITIL aligned processes (Incident, Problem, Change and Release) 
  • Working closely with External Vendors and other internal technical teams
Additional benefits
  • Our clients are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment.
  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme with employee pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary, with life assurance.
  • The option of other flexible benefits: critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, bike scheme, shopping offers and discounts.
  • Employee Share Scheme.
  • Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Professional memberships, personal development training and opportunities.
  • If you are a reservist in the armed forces, our client provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

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

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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