Server Infrastructure Engineer

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Sep 2019
Ref
71517
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
Position Summary

The successful candidate will be joining an Infrastructure Team with responsibility for addressing infrastructure support issues, maintaining and managing the overall performance and availability of the various networks and other hosted systems. Providing support to users at all levels of the organization will form a key element of this role.
Principle Responsibilities

  • Administering a virtualised production environment.
  • Installation and support of hardware (including servers, thin clients, PC's, network hardware, printers, telephones).
  • Installation and support of software (including desktop & server applications)
  • Resolving incidents within agreed service levels.
  • Technical input into infrastructure changes following change management processes.
  • Support for Exchange, Active Directory, VMWare, SharePoint & Citrix platforms.
  • Simple network changes to Cisco environments.
  • Identify underlying problems discovered during day-to-day operations, raising them with the appropriate Infrastrucure Manager and managing them to resolution.
  • Complete routine operations schedules for servers, server applications, databases, systems and network elements using established and repeatable procedures following corporate standards and requirements. Updating or writing additional material as required.


Education / Experience

At least two of:
  • MCSA / MCSE (preferred).
  • CCNA / CCDA.
  • VCP
  • 3-5 years experience working in a busy IS Department or other relevant work experience.

Technical Skills

Advanced level
Install, configure & support Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012 & 2016, Active Directory, Exchange 2010, 2013 & 2016, SQL 2005, 2008, 2012 & 2014, Windows 7, 8.1 & 10
Install, configure & support of VMWARE (Infrastructure 5.5 and higher)
Networking & Security - TCP/IP, DNS, Firewall
Install, Configure & Support Citrix, PVS, Appsense

Intermediate level
Install, configure & support of Linux (Cent OS & Redhat) UNIX (Solaris & AIX preferred),
Networking & Security - MPLS, VPN (IPSec & SSL), client security.
Administration and support of SAN Environments.
The successful candidate will also have experience with a variety of IT administration & management applications.

Personal Characteristics

  • Very strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Capable of handling multiple priorities in fast paced surroundings.
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an international environment.
  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to pro-actively take the initiative and work independently with little supervision, and also to be part of a collaborative team where ideas & skills are shared.
  • Ability to acquire new skills quickly and learn on the job.
  • Ability to fully assess the impact of making changes on existing environments
  • Professional / flexible individual that can adapt quickly to changing requirements or priorities and where necessary divert to assist other teams/projects.

Other Attributes

  • This role may require travel to our international / regional offices for work on remote sites.
  • The successful candidate will be up to date with trends in IT and be able to relate these to business goals.
  • Lifting & moving of equipment may be required during the course of work.


About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.
Division overview: Capabilities
At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.
As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.
 
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have 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.