Job Description Infrastructure Engineer
Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.
If it takes seriously complex IT systems to keep your organisational skills challenged, and you’ve never encountered a network you didn’t want to improve, there’s a digital revolution brewing in the UK that could use your talents.
From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.
And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.
Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.
We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineering Build Lead who will be part of a large team, particularly engaged in the Build and Implementation Phase of the Project and eventually ongoing Service Support within a large Implementation Programme for the MoD.
Working as part of a multi-disciplined team. You will be part of Intelligence Services and be responsible for the build, implementation and support of a new IaaS Infrastructure and other key services within both new and established Data Centres.
You will be working in the South Reading area for the duration of the Contract and be expected to travel and work at other client locations for short periods as and when needed.
Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.
Your future duties and responsibilities
Our Engineers work in a supportive team environment, where initiative and continuous technical development is encouraged.
Whatever your current level of experience, the technical breadth of the new programme offers the ability to extend and deepen your skill set, where training is delivered through a combination of mentoring, on-line and classroom based courses via our technical partners. It will give you the opportunity to lead a team to build new infrastructure, working with the latest technologies, from the ground up.
Our operating model is to work with new client requirements to design and build the Infrastructure which is home to virtualised environments, and thereafter to provide a ‘business as usual’ service to maintain and enhance the delivered business critical systems, whilst adhering to customer SLA's.
You will have the opportunity to work across all elements of this project, building your technical competence, client facing and team leading skills.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Successful candidates will have an excellent understanding of IaaS, cloud and virtualisation concepts, have OS Sys-admin experience and the ability to automate through a range of tools and languages.
Our programme works across a wide range of technical skill-sets, and you will be able to demonstrate competence in at least four of the following areas.
- Operating Systems (Build / Support / Administration); Microsoft Windows 2012 / 2016 / 2019, Redhat/CentOS 7
- Virtualisation (Build / Support / Administration); VMWare ESXi / vCenter 6+, vRealise Automation, vRealise Orchestrator, VMWare NSX, vRops Monitoring, VXRail
- Storage (Build / Support / Administration): VMWare vSAN, General:CIFS/Block, Dell IDPA, Dell ECS/ Object Store
- VDI (Build / Support / Administration): Horizon
- Vulnerability & Protection (Build / Support / Administration): YUM, WSUS, SCCM
- Networking, Cisco Switching, Cisco Firewalls, DHCP / DNS / NTP
- Hardware Security Module
Our projects are based in a CGI office or client site but may require travel to other locations.
The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.
Please note; in some instances we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further.
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.