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Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 55000 - 65000
REF: Infrastructure Engineer
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineer



To £55K plus extensive benefits package


Due to the highly secure nature of this work, all candidates must already hold UK Security Clearance to DV level.



Our client is looking for an Infrastructure Engineering Build Lead who will be part of a large team, particularly engaged in the Build and Implementation Phase of their Project and eventually ongoing Service Support within a large Implementation Programme for their MoD customer.

You will be responsible for the build, implement and support of a new IaaS Infrastructure and other key services within both new and established Data Centres.

This represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to be part of a multi-disciplined team working in a supportive environment, where initiative and continuous technical development is encouraged.

Whatever your current level of experience, the technical breadth of this new programme offers the ability to extend and deepen your skill set, where training is delivered through a combination of mentoring, on-line and classroom-based courses. It will give you the opportunity to lead a team to build new infrastructure, working with the latest technologies from the ground up.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Successful candidates will have an excellent understanding of IaaS, cloud and virtualisation concepts, have OS Sys-admin experience and ability to automate through a range of tools and languages.

Our programme works across a wide range of technical skill sets, and you will be able to demonstrate competence in at least four of the following areas:

  • Operating Systems (Build / Support / Administration); Microsoft Windows 2012 / 2016 / 2019, Redhat/CentOS 7
  • Virtualisation (Build / Support / Administration); VMWare ESXi / vCenter 6+, vRealise Automation, vRealise Orchestrator, VMWare NSX, vRops Monitoring, VXRail
  • Storage (Build / Support / Administration): VMWare vSAN, General:CIFS/Block, Dell IDPA, Dell ECS/ Object Store
  • VDI (Build / Support / Administration): Horizon
  • Vulnerability & Protection (Build / Support / Administration): YUM, WSUS, SCCM
  • Automation: Ansible, Foreman, Puppet, Power Shell, Bash, Python, JavaScript
  • Networking, Cisco Switching, Cisco Firewalls, DHCP / DNS / NTP
  • Hardware Security Module


Job role responsibilities:

Our operating model is to work with new client requirements to design and build the Infrastructure which is home to virtualised environments, and thereafter to provide a ‘business as usual’ service to maintain and enhance the delivered business critical systems, whilst adhering to customer SLA's.

You will have the opportunity to work across all elements of this project, building your technical competence, client facing and team leading skills. You will be based at the customer location in Basingstoke.


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.