Infrastructure Engineer - Cleared

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  • Location:

    Newport, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Infrastructure Engineer
SC Cleared
£450 - £500 per day Inside IR35
9 Months Contract subject to extension

Key Skills:
+ MS Windows Servers 2012/16 & Security
+ Exchange
+ VMware

The successful candidate must be proactive, diligent with a strong technical ability, able to work as part of a team at a technical and non-technical level. The role includes primarily hands-on implementation tasks, with some design work in support of the System Design Team and both Test and Integration managers.

The project will require an awareness of operating infrastructure services in a secured environment and an understanding of enabling security lockdown and controls to allow system accreditation.

A successful candidate will be directly responsible for:
1. Physical Installation of Reference Model equipment into racks
2. Deployment of the baseline Configuration
3. Management of all updates and patching to maintain the system at the correct baseline
4. Hands on deployment of their Knowledge of Microsoft and Virtualisation Techniques
5. Fault finding and problem solving
6. Supporting other enabling technologies (e.g. System Centre, Exchange, SQL)
7. Produce high quality technical documentation for design documents, configuration & build data sets


* Experience in design of a 24/7 high availability & highly secure systems; Skilful in identifying design risks.
* Proven experience of designing multi-vendor complex secure communications and information exchange network interfaces to government grade.
* Proven experience of working with product vendors to optimize a solution
* Application of security hardening/lockdown of systems
* The position requires a minimum of +5 years' experience within a similar role preferably working in secure environment such as MOD/GOV/NATO.

Demonstrable Skills/Qualifications or experience in a number of the following areas:
* Microsoft Windows Security (GAP, Security Compliance Manager, Windows Firewall)
* MCSA 2012/2016 design level
* Microsoft Windows Server
* Workstation operating systems
* Microsoft Exchange
* SQL Server
* VMWare experience
* Group Policy
* Symantec Netbackup/Backup Exec
* Antivirus Software (McAfee ePO)
* Solar Winds
* SPLUNK SIEM implementation