Infrastructure Engineer


Infrastructure Engineer

Would you like to work within our Information Management and Technology (IM&T) business working on application support and projects that come to us providing the IT infrastructure & Support for the Company? We currently have a vacancy for an Infrastructure Engineer at our site in Yeovil.

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will have responsibility for delivering new enabling capabilities, developing and delivering templated systems, resolving infrastructure support issues and maintaining, managing and optimising the overall performance and availability of the infrastructure.

We work to bridge the gap between infrastructure and software development and drive efficiency through high levels of automation. Whilst technology-delivery is core to our role, so too is the appreciation of how we enable the business and service availability.

Your main responsibilities as an Infrastructure Engineer will involve:

    Providing Support with the IM&T Infrastructure – including Networks, Windows Systems & Applications

      Developing and Maintaining systems configuration item (CI) baselines in alignment with the Service Management Configuration Management Plan.

        Technical expertise on IM&T System Administration & knowledge of Database, Networks architecture and supporting application layers

          Assisting on work within the area of specialism, taking account of interfaces and approved data; Providing analysis and support of problems related to platform and support system issues and generate proposed solutions

            Supporting the development of processes to ensure discipline technical quality is communicated across all discipline levels of IM&T engineers; ensuring these meet all governance and business requirements;

              Researching problems and issues, gather information from a range of physical and informational sources, review defects on platform or assembly in order to gain a complete understanding of the problem and all relevant circumstances

                Engaging with customer representatives and suppliers in writing, by telephone and in face to face meetings, and with other internal functions as necessary to discuss technical issues and problems

                Other responsibilities:

                  Delivery of new infrastructure services

                    Administering a virtualised production environment.

                      Installation and support of infrastructure hardware and software

                        Resolving incidents within agreed service levels.

                          Technical input into infrastructure changes following change management processes.

                            Support for VMWare, Windows Server;

                              Active Directory and authentication services management

                                GPO management

                                  Identify underlying problems discovered during day-to-day operations and managing them to resolution.

                                  Your skills and qualifications:

                                    Install, configure & support Microsoft Windows Server 2012+ and Windows 10;

                                      Install, configure & support of VMware (Infrastructure 5.5+);

                                        Install and configuration of HP & Dell hardware;

                                          Automation techniques using Powershell, Terraform, Ansible and Puppet;

                                            The successful candidate will also have experience with a variety of IT administration & management applications.

                                              Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop

                                                Install, configure & support of MS SQL Server 2014+ with clustering

                                                  Administration of Azure

                                                  What we're looking for in you:




                                                          Able to work autonomously

                                                          Location: Yeovil

                                                          Salary: Competitive

                                                          Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                                                          BAE Systems

                                                          BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

                                                          BAE Systems Air

                                                          If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

                                                          From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

                                                          As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

                                                          Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

                                                          We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

                                                          We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

                                                          Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

                                                          Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.