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Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: 45000 - 55000
REF: Infrastructure Engineer - Heracles
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 be British Nationals and be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to DV level.



Our client is delivering a critical IT infrastructure programme, employing over 100 UK consultants, and they are looking for Systems Engineers (Infrastructure Engineers) to join their Gloucester based teams developing truly Enterprise scale Cloud infrastructure solutions.

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

Whatever your current level of experience, the technical breadth of the 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.


Job role responsibilities:

Our clients operating model is to work with new customer requirements to design and build virtualised environments, and thereafter to provide a ‘business as usual’ service to maintain and enhance the delivered business critical systems.

You will have the opportunity to work across all elements of this lifecycle, building your technical competence and client facing skills.


Required qualifications for this role:

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

Our programme works across a wide range of technical skillsets, 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 Linux 7+

Virtualisation (Build / Support / Administration):

  • VMWare ESXi / vCenter 6+
  • vRealise Automation
  • vRealise Orchestrator
  • VMWare NSX
  • vRops Monitoring
  • Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Docker
  • Storage (Build / Support / Administration)
  • VMWare vSAN
  • General: NFS/CIFS/Block
  • VDI (Build / Support / Administration):
  • Citrix NetScaler
  • Citrix Storefront

Vulnerability & Protection (Build / Support / Administration):

  • NetBackup
  • Check_MK
  • Yum
  • WSUS
  • SCCM
  • Automation
  • Ansible
  • Foreman
  • Puppet
  • Power Shell
  • Bash
  • Python
  • Javascript


  • Cisco Switching
  • Cisco Firewalls
  • DHCP / DNS / NTP


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.


Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure Engineer