Infrastructure Support Engineer (Wintel/VDI) - Defence

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
16 days ago

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer (3rd Line)

Location: Corsham, UK
Salary: £490 per day (Inside IR35)
Contract Type: Inside IR35
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, Office Hours

Brief Overview:

As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you assist our customer directly in the support of their operational secure network. This role involves incident management and resolution on secure military systems.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Senior 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Engineer with extensive experience to maintain a complex secure solution. The role will primarily involve managing incidents on our clients' live operational military system, specifically incidents escalated from 2nd line resources, often in remotely based environments.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Delivering infrastructure development and testing upgrades
  • Managing patch and new software solutions
  • Handling infrastructure issues and delivering solutions
  • Potential involvement in exciting project work if you are a subject matter expert in relevant technology areas

Mandatory Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 or later
  • Linux knowledge (Nice to have)
  • Thin Client Solutions
  • Microsoft HyperV virtualization / VMware Vsphere 6+ / Horizon View
  • Active Directory & Group Policy management, design, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of PKI, Certificates
  • Understanding of networking technologies that support the infrastructure, including VMware NSX
  • Storage systems technology experience (SAN/NAS)
  • Strong PowerShell and other scripting experience
  • Microsoft SCCM/MECM management, troubleshooting
  • Documentation creation
  • Knowledge of VEEM & DPM backup solution
  • Knowledge of Office 365 products
  • SQL Mirroring (Skype and SharePoint backends)
  • Windows Failover Clustering
  • Microsoft KMS (Key Management Services)

Due to the nature of this work, candidates will require minimum SC Clearance before starting, plus be eligible and willing to kick off DV Clearance immediately.

In Return:

  • Up to £490pd (Inside IR35)
  • Initial 6 month contract, very likely to extend for the right person
  • On job training provided in areas required
  • On stage interview process, with quick start available

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

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