Infrastructure Automation Team Lead

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Guildford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Ref
69621
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
 

The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
 
 
Role Description:
You will be leading a team of Infrastructure Automation Engineers who are responsible for the design and implementation of infrastructure automation components which form part of the NSoIT(D) Platform. These automation components will primary be developed using Windows PowerShell and will focus on Windows Server components including its various features and services, Windows software products, NSoIT(D) customer specific applications running under Windows, SDDC (Software Defined Data Center) tools such as VMWare PowerCLI and PowerNSX, as well as interactions with external REST APIs and services.
This role is based full time on a client site in Wiltshire and requires a minimum of a SC clearance.
 
Responsibilities:
-Day-to-day team management activities, including people management, recruitment, organising team and client meetings and helping shield the team from distractions so they can focus on project work
-Contribute to the NSoIT(D) infrastructure design and/or installation documents that define zero touch automation packages that are parameterised, dynamic and able to repeatedly and reliably deploy against these designs.
-Bridge between Infrastructure/Network Architects and Infrastructure Automation Engineers by decomposing work into manageable chunks and planning/prioritising the backlog
-Supporting team members in complex problem solving to "reverse engineer" applications, designs and manual build instructions to create zero touch automation packages. Often these applications are legacy, were created without automation in mind or are otherwise resistive to full, zero touch automation.
-Clearly communicating, and managing expectations, with client stakeholders on highly technical topics
 
Required Experience:
-Proven technical leadership of teams of 10-15 engineers and working in a technical client facing environment
-Hands on technical experience in one or more of the following areas, and ideally knowledge of them all:
  •    VMware 5.5-6.5 (VCP level) including Horizon View and NSX extensions
  •    Cisco routers, switches and firewalls (CCNA level)
  •    Creating PowerShell automation modules for production systems utilising at least PowerShell v4
  •    Automated deployment of server, network or storage technologies across multiple vendors.
  •    Building or supporting large Windows infrastructure environments.
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    Desirable Experience:
     -Experience of Agile software development methods, including backlog management and configuration control
    •    Experience with NATO gateways and UK Public Sector deployed networks and services
    Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.
     
    About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
    We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
     
    Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
     
    We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
     
    Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
     
    Division Overview: UK Services
    UK Services delivers IT Services and Consultancy to Applied Intelligence clients based primarily in the UK. We divide our clients into 3 market segments; National Security, Government and Enterprise Services. We differentiate ourselves through recognised expertise in Data, Security, Digital Media and Business Solutions.
     

     
    Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.
     

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