IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer - Multiple Roles

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Package

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    Harry Garvin

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    almost 2 years ago

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IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £35,000 - £50,000pa


A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in a variety of programmes and projects, designing, developing, integrating , managing and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in-service and future submarines are seeking a IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer.

There are a number of different and interesting roles, depending on your specific area of expertise and levels of experience but you will be working with us to ensure that our technical IT solutions are clearly defined, integrated, configured, controlled, delivered and accepted. You will understand relevant maritime legislation, industry & defence standards, which will help us to ensure that our solutions are correctly configured, protected and safe to operate.

You will have knowledge of the IT marketplace, including products and suppliers and the direction of potential future technologies, in order to able to support business planning and decision-making for new design activities and the implementation of change.

Responsibilities - IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer

  • Understanding the functional and technical requirements for the submarine combat system, products and test facilities and environments and be able to design, configure test and support the supporting IT and computing infrastructure. Work with other engineer specialists to understand the impacts of security and safety controls on the IT system design, architecture, components, interfaces and data.

  • Implementing and delivering desktop and server hardware, installation, configuration and maintenance. Have an awareness of software defined networking.

  • Providing technical guidance and support to other engineering teams during the submarine design, build and system installation and integration activities. You will have or develop an understanding of the customer Operational Defect (OPDEF) and maintenance processes to be able to provide specialist advice as required.

  • Using your knowledge of current and potential future potential technologies in the marketplace to understand and be able to provide advice on the implications for sub-system design in a submarine.

Skills and qualifications - IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant IT or STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science).

  • Knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering and IT practices to your work

  • Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations


  • Experience of working in a customer-facing and/or supplier engagement role.

  • Member of appropriate professional institution; Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.

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