Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Microsoft/VMware)

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    IT, Engineering

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    martin ferguson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Infrastructure Engineer
My client comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

What are we looking for?
A Lead Infrastructure Engineer who will proactively work with solution architects in the delivery of projects and aid in the production of proposals (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates). The successful candidate will work within a team of fellow professionals in a technology driven environment that offers excellent career progression.

The team is responsible for delivery of client projects, service patching, incident resolution, security response, acceptance into service, technology upgrades, problem management, datacentre operations, automation and efficiency improvements, technical mentoring, presales input, and more.

As the Lead Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring BAU, which will include leading small teams and engaging with customers and the wider internal community. You will remain hands-on and have oversight of complex technical issues, technically leading projects and major incidents through to resolution.


  • Strong technical background with a broad range of knowledge across Microsoft Server and virtualised environments.
  • In particular, hands-on experience with the design, deployment, configuration and management of Domain Controllers.
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security, or working in a secure environment, would be advantageous.
  • Calm and methodical approach to problem solving
  • You foster a culture of best practice, process, compliance and continuous improvement
  • Industry standard qualifications, or equivalent knowledge e.g. MCSE.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the management small teams would be advantageous

As a Lead Infrastructure Engineer you will earn a competitive salary plus benefits.
The position is based in Portsmouth, but our teams support projects throughout the country. The majority of the role will be Portsmouth based, however a willingness to travel to support customer site installations and support activities is essential.