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Windows Design & Automation Specialist - SC Cleared - Fareham, Hampshire

Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Job type: Fixed Term
Sector: IT Hardware, IT Software, IT Defence


Windows Design & Automation

+ £500.00-£600.00 per day

+ Fareham based

+ 6 months + contract

+ Strong Wintel Design & Automation skills

+ Powershell

+ OS Hardening

+ MS Compliance Manager & Security benchmarks

As an Operating Systems SME you will be supporting the Design Lead to produce the end to end design and engineering of the Operating Systems Service Group (OSSG). This role will support the creation of a template OS, building, managing and maintaining the automated pipeline through scripted builds and leveraging tools such as Vagrant and Packer to integrate security hardening, testing and assurance activities.

The role includes developing out of the box integration for the template OS with Puppet and Ansible toolsets to support automated bootstrapping and integration with central services and utility functions.

Required Skills

Expert in Windows operating systems and with strong Power Shell scripting and automation skills

Experience of OS hardening, including Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and security benchmarks

Ability to decompose high Level requirements, model them and document in sufficient detail for low level design

Two to five years' experience virtualisation

Self-motivated individual with good attention to detail and strong communication skills

Ability to learn new tools/techniques quickly and apply this to the Project environment

A background of working in teams

Nice to Have Skills

Experienced in Linux operating systems (esp. RHEL, CentOS)

Intermediate Linux experience with bash scripting

Experience with automating deployment and management of end-point security services like File Integrity Monitoring, Application Whitelisting, Data-Loss Prevention, and AV

Experience of managing and distributing software patches and updates using automated mechanisms

Experience with OS license allocation and management

Proven experience in creating and provisioning automated OS image builds by layering on configurations and packages using industry tools

Detailed knowledge of Linux and Windows events & alerts and how to handle these,

Microsoft MDT and WDS experience.

Please apply below for more information!

Windows Design & Automation Specialist - SC Cleared

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