Infrastructure && Automation Engineer

Job Description


Job Title - Infrastructure and Automation Engineer
Contract - Permanent
Salary - GBP40,000 - GBP45,000
Location - Gloucester
Industry - IT, Infrastructure, Automation, VMWare

The role:-

A fabulous opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic infrastructure and automation engineer looking to take the next step in their career. The successful applicant will have experience in supporting IT Infrastructure in addition to Windows and Linux infrastructure design, administration and automation
To support the IT Infrastructure and apply Automation/DevOps skills to further innovate and develop in a busy service delivery focused environment.
Some experience in cloud infrastructure and containerization is also highly desirable.

Duties to include:
Lead / support IT automation initiatives
Provide 3rd line infrastructure support to the business
Work to deliver Infrastructure as code
Solve business problems using innovative IT solutions
Support the management of the SAAS platform deployment tools to ensure they are scalable and failure proof
Support of the business SAAS platform environments and technologies
Assist and Support business initiatives using cloud infrastructure
Support efforts to maintain production uptime SLA
Mentor other IT Operations engineers

Required skills & knowledge:

Configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Microsoft-based production systems
Experience of operating virtual environments (ideally VMWare)
Experience of supporting and configuring datacenter technologies such as: Firewalls and firewall policies
Physical Server administration
SAN and NAS storage configuration
1 to 2 years of scripting skills with PowerShell
Experience of using technologies for infrastructure automation and application delivery
Experience of working with Linux based Systems
Knowledge of the following tools and technologies: Git (or another code repository e.g. SVN, Bitbucket, TFS etc.)
CI/CD implementation with VSTS/ Octopus Deploy (or other CI/CD tools e.g. TeamCity/Jenkins)
Windows Server (2012/2016/2019)
SQL Server 2016
Knowledge of Infrastructure automation technologies such as Ansible or Windows DSC
Knowledge of provisioning, configuring and deploying .net applications
Cloud technology exposure, preferably AWS
Knowledge of containerization using Docker
Experience of documenting processes and user guides
Configuration and management of monitoring and logging tools
Working with Agile development methodology
Patching and Security Remediation

Personal Qualities:

Natural flare for innovation, enthusiasm and a desire to learn and share learning
The ability to keep pace with technology changes in the sector
Outgoing and confident
Keen collaborator and influencer
A pleasant, friendly and approachable
The ability to effectively impart knowledge to user base
Structured and methodical approach to administration work
Demonstrate good communication skills


AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Professional IT certifications

If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 727 2313 or email us at
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Please Note: Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.


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Glen Parker

Tel: 0203 727 2313

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