What the Hiring Manager Says
The Infrastructure Engineering team is a small team that works closely with the various infrastructure support functions to ensure that good engineering practices are deployed throughout the IT estate, and that support teams display engineering disciplines as part of their day to day activities.The Infrastructure Engineer role provides general technical input and direction to the wider GTS team. The role is hands-on, and will be required to design, implement, and run appropriate processes, produce documentation and standards, and produce appropriate metrics and reports.The role is multi-skilled across all Infrastructure disciplines with scope for learning new skills and technologies, as well as developing existing knowledge, through hands-on involvement and training.
About the Role
Level: Infrastructure Engineer Level 4
Department: Group Technology Solutions
Location: Southampton, England/ Remote
Contract Type: Permanent
The Infrastructure Engineer role covers the Server/Virtualisation, Storage, Network, Database, EUC and Cloud technology areas.
It will include new technology evaluation/POCs, developing testing methodologies, lifecycle management, and standards and best practise development.
The role will provide best practises and technology patterns to the technical design process.
Automation of administrative activities (using Infrastructure as Code where appropriate) to reduce effort and improve quality is a key focus of the role and the Infrastructure team in general.
The role will share knowledge with other teams to improve technology and process.
Core technology platforms with which the role will be involved include Enterprise Operating Systems, VMware vSphere, HPE x86 Server hardware, Microsoft Database Technologies, Microsoft Azure/365 platforms, Windows Networking, Scripting and Automation (IaC/ARM/HCL), and Monitoring and management.
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The Infrastructure Engineer will ideally be experienced across multiple Infrastructure disciplines and be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and practical experience in a number of the following (or similar) areas:
Public/Private cloud platforms - Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, etc.
Windows Operating Systems
VMware vSphere and related products
Microsoft SQL Server and related products
SAN/NAS Storage (Pure, HPE, NetApp)
Cisco Networking Products
Incident, Problem and Change management
IT Security controls
Infrastructure as Code - ARM/HCL
Any relevant vendor certifications (VMware, Microsoft, Cisco etc.) are desirable.
Personal development plans to further support your learning and certification will be created and maintained with your manager.
The successful candidate s experience in a support or engineering function will enable them to be a role model to the wider team and default to sharing knowledge.
They will take ownership and feel accountable for their results, be able to communicate clearly with both technical and senior audiences, have high energy and drive and will focus on our values:
Innovate, take bold steps forward
Stand up for what s right
Question convention and stay curious
Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
Share openly and transparently
Listen, to include new perspectives
Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.
In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.
Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.
We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone s contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.