Wintel Engineers - 3rd Line - Newport

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    £400 - £454 per day

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    Phil Johnson

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    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Wintel Engineers - 3rd Line x 3

+ Initial 9 month roles

+ South Wales based

+ £454 per day Umbrella rate - Inside IR35

+ MOD SC Cleared

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:

  • Physical Installation of Reference Model equipment into racks

  • Deployment of the baseline Configuration

  • Management of all updates and patching to maintain the system at the correct baseline

  • Hands on deployment of their Knowledge of Microsoft and Virtualisation Techniques

  • Fault finding and problem solving

  • Supporting other enabling technologies (e.g. System Centre, Exchange, SQL)

  • Produce high quality technical documentation for design documents, configuration & build data sets


  • Experience in design of 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 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