Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: 2018-07-24
Reference: J140029
Contact Name: Holly Auger
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2018 10:35

Job Description

KDC Resource are working with a leading OEM who are seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join their team in Newport!
The role will require candidates with a good working knowledge of Microsoft technologies with experience of working with virtualisation platforms such as VMware and Hypervisor, and an ability to build accreditable infrastructures. The position requires a minimum of +3 years' experience within a similar role preferably working in secure environment such as MOD/GOV/NATO.

Key Responsibilities

The IE will need to leverage their practical knowledge in implementing Microsoft technologies and virtualisation techniques to implement tasks against a work breakdown structure, for either individual standalone projects or elements of a bigger programme. The role is varied and demanding and will be a very good learning experience for people who are looking for career progression to a more senior role.
The successful candidate must be proactive, diligent with a strong technical ability, and they must have skills in both presentation and customer relations both at a technical and non-technical level. The role includes primarily hands-on implementation tasks, with some design work in support of the other network engineering staff. The successful candidate must be proactive, diligent with a strong technical ability.
The current projects 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:
·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
·Fault finding and problem solving Supporting other enabling technologies (e.g. System Centre, Exchange, SQL Srv,, Active Directory

Key Relationships

The IE will need to build and maintain good relationships with the following roles:
·Secure Systems Design Authorities
·Senior Design Engineers
·Lead Delivery Engineers
·System Integration Engineer
·Third party COTS product suppliers


·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
·Experience in implementing certificate based network solutions.

Highly Desirable:
·Proven Experience of working with PKI solutions
·Demonstration by experience the ability to participate in all phases of a Technical delivery from initial requirements capture through to in-service operations.
·Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong presentation skills and ability to present technical information to a business audience; Strong interpersonal and team building skills, demonstrated leadership skills; Customer-focused; Strong personal organization; time management, planning, and project coordination skills; Demonstrated ability to cover multiple projects
·Good customer-facing and team working skills.

Education & Training

Have completed a recognised Engineering Apprentice with HNC-D or Engineering Qualification to Degree level

Demonstrable Skills/Qualifications in the following areas:
·Microsoft Windows Security (GAP, Security Compliance Manager, Windows Firewall)
·Microsoft Windows Server MCSA 2012 (R2)
·Microsoft Active Directory
·VMware VDI
·VMware vSphere V6 Server and Tools
·Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013
·Group Policy
·Windows 7/8/10
·Symantec Netbackup/Backup Exec
·Antivirus Software (McAfee ePO)
·System Centre
·SQL Server