Principle infrastructure engineer

Principle Infrastructure Engineer

Based in London

90% on-site

6 month initial contract

Inside IR35

£70 - £75 per hour DOE

*Please note this is a DV Cleared role

Job Description

As a Principal Systems Engineer you will typically be working as part of a larger team on the design, development and testing of a classified secure systems, including but not limited to, Information Management Systems, Command and Control systems, Security Monitoring of IT

You will have the ability to take ownership of the engineering delivery of one or more work packages, including the planning, estimation, execution and progress reporting of own workload and that of other team members.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Requirements definition and analysis - you will capture, interpret and analyse complex and often conflicting customer requirements

  • System Design - you will contribute to system design definition and possess the ability to expand high-level design into low-level design using technical experience, judgement and best practice

  • Participation in technical design reviews

  • Leading technology and feasibility studies - You will confidently select the best approach, tools and products for a given task and justify these choices

  • Development, integration and test of system solutions including development of scripts in support of system automation and integration

  • Progress and status reporting to internal customers

  • Configuration and administration of system security tools including SIEM systems, IDS/IPS, Endpoint Detection and Response and others

Desirable Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Experience in system build and Virtual environments

  • Experience in SCCM/MECM

  • Experience working with APIs to achieve an integration objective between dissimilar systems

  • Experience of working with both relational and unstructured data using a variety of toolsets across heterogeneous environments and visualisation of such data

  • Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Software development using high level languages (C#, Java etc)

  • Infrastructure build experience and Infrastructure as Code

  • Experience of working with virtualisation technologies

  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)

  • Experience with enterprise system monitoring and administration toolsets