Infrastructure Design Engineer

Infrastructure Design Engineer

- £50,000 - £60,000 per annum

- Permanent Opportunity

- Based in stoke

- May be occasional remote work

- Good physical networking experience

*Please note you must have or be able to obtain the appropriate security clearance

Job Description

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about IT infrastructure, someone who is comfortable challenging the status and prepared to go the extra mile to delivery leading edge solutions. Support the design and development of new company products, where appropriate documenting high- and low-level designs, build scripts and maintenance processes.


Design Support:

  • To provide input in areas of virtualisation & storage knowledge into the design process, including participating in reviews, and documenting relevant inputs.

  • Contribute to the development, evaluation and implementation of the Company's Technology Roadmap.

  • Assist in the production of design documentation where appropriate.

Required Skills

A good understanding of (must have)

VMware Data Centre Technologies

Storage Technologies, both physical and virtualized storage solutions

A good understanding of some or all the following (would like to have)

Networking (Cisco, Juniper, Palo-Alto)

  • LAN/WAN Switching & Routing

  • Physical Networking (cabling & installation)

  • VMware Network Virtualisation & Security (NSX)

  • Citrix tools and techniques

  • Network Security (Firewalls, IDS etc..)

  • Network Storage Configuration (iSCSI, Fibre Channel, VSAN etc..)

Delivery or support of cloud hosted services

  • AWS

  • Azure

General Sysadmin Technologies

  • OS (Windows Server, CentOS & Linux in general)

  • Applications & Services (Active Directory, Messaging & Collaborative Software)

  • Backup/Restore Software

  • Systems Management Tools (AD, WSUS etc..)

  • Configuration Databases

  • Mobile Device Management and Virtual Private Networks

  • System audit and analysis

  • Exchange Server

  • Sharepoint

  • Unified Comms

  • SQL Server

  • Enterprise Antivirus (preferably McAfee)

  • Multi-Factor Authentication (preferably RSA SecurID)

  • Cyber Security