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Infrastructure Engineer

Posted: 10 May 2019 Closes: 9 Jul 2019
West End, London Up to GBP60000 per annum
Permanent & Full-time 578BR_1557488744

As an Infrastructure SME you will support design through to delivery, forming and supporting requirements as part of Wellcome's Digital Transformation. You will conduct adequate assessments across risk, cost & operations. This will also involve supporting security and remediation activities.

As Wellcome's Digital Transformation progresses you will have the opportunity to develop in Infrastructure as a Service in our Cloud platforms, maturing Wellcome's hybrid infrastructure model.

Additional info

In this role, some of the tasks will to:

  • Ensure system availability by proactive and ongoing assessment of performance, remediation and continuous improvement.
  • Respond on significant events or incidents through informed, assertive corrective actions (e.g. a modification, restriction or complete removal of resources or services available).
  • Review and managing system & device patches, upgrades and fixes leveraging version control tools where pertinent.
  • Communicate with users, colleagues and partners using appropriate methods (e.g. Service Desk tools), to inform, log and escalate.
  • Identify, recommending and testing emerging technologies, products, methods and techniques which could have a benefit to Wellcome.
  • Contribute to the execution of IT Disaster Recovery plans when IT and/or business disruptions occur.
  • Actively contribute as part of a cross-skilled team, sharing knowledge of on-premise technologies, whilst evolving practical skills in Networking and Cloud Infrastructure

Please see full job description [here]

Experience & Skills


  • Solid knowledge of VMware & HP Blades.
  • Strong capability with Microsoft Windows Servers & Domains.
  • Management capability with Dell Compellent or similar SAN solutions.
  • Understanding of Netbackup or similar technologies.
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (e.g. PowerShell)
  • Demonstrable understanding of full-stack infrastructure:
  1. Infrastructure cloud (IaaS) services
  2. Operating systems (Windows, Linux, Apple IOS)
  3. Virtualisation & Hypervisors
  4. Storage and encryption
  5. IP and virtual networks

Education & Qualifications


  • Practical familiarity with ITIL V3
  • Virtualization certification (VMware)
  • Educated to Bachelor degree level or relevant professional qualification


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