Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Chloe Manerowski

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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  • Consultant:

    Chloe Manerowski

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

+ 6 month initial contract
+ £500 to £550 per day
+ South Wales based
+ Inside IR35

Key Skills:
+ SC Cleared
+ Microsoft Server
+ VMWare

The role will require candidates with experience in designing WINTEL architectures, an extensive working knowledge of Microsoft technologies, experience of working with virtualisation platforms such as VMware, ideally including a high level of automation. The position requires a minimum of +5 years' experience within a similar role preferably working in a secure environment such as MOD/GOV/NATO.

Key Responsibilities
Leverage their practical design knowledge for designing and implementing Microsoft and VMware technologies and virtualisation techniques to build, integrate and deliver the system architecture. These tasks will be against a project work breakdown structure, for either individual standalone projects or elements of a bigger programme. The role is varied and demanding and will require the individual to be proactive in taking the lead for key areas.

A successful candidate will be directly responsible for:
Infrastructure and virtualisation implementation across multiple projects.
Supports to bids
Execution of Work packages for the project or programme
Hands on deployment of their Knowledge of Microsoft and Virtualisation Techniques

Demonstrable Skills/Qualifications in some/most of the following areas:
+ Microsoft Windows Security (GAP, Security Compliance Manager, Windows Firewall)
+ MCSE 2016 design level
Microsoft Exchange 2013+
MS SCOM 2016 R2
MS SCCM 2016 R2
SQL Server 2008-2016
MS Sharepoint
VMWare design level experience
VMware VDI
VMware vCenter
vSphere V6.5
Cloud Foundation Advanced (including vRealize and NSX)
+ Group Policy
+ Windows 7/10
+ Veeam Backup
+ Antivirus Software (McAfee ePO)

Essential Skills
Exposure of working with a 24/7 high availability & highly secure systems; Skillful in identifying design risks.
Proven experience of designing multi-vendor complex secure communications and information exchange network interfaces to government grade.
Proven experience of development of prototype secure solution within a multi-disciplined team whilst providing operational (day-to-day) support.
Proven experience of working with product vendors to optimize a solution from a technical axis.
Working knowledge of JSP's , Cabinet Office Technical Design Documents, CESG GPG's, NATO STANAGs
Proven experience working within at least 1of the following customers environments UK MOD, NATO and Central Government
Application of security hardening/lockdown of systems