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Job #: R-00018857
Location: Edinburgh, MLN
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None


Job Requisition:

Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description:

Role Overview

A T3 Infrastructure Engineer is competent in across a number of core infrastructure and cloud technologies, their application and management. Duties include providing remote and site support services as well as assisting in the design and implementation of new infrastructure or cloud services and ensuring adherence to relevant policies and best practice.  An Engineer may technically lead small projects and contribute individually to larger projects, programmes of work or bid/proposal activities.


•             requirements analysis

•             component design

•             estimation

•             implementation – installation, configuration, integration & data migration

•             testing, including defining and supporting acceptance testing

•             contributing to technology selection and the project budget and schedule

•             authoring documentation for users, customers, partners, support teams and other engineers

•             coaching and reviewing the work of more junior technical staff

•             technically leading small projects

SFIA Skills

IT Infrastructure  4             Information Security         3

Network Support 3             Security Administration    3

Problem and Change Management               3             Systems installation/decommissioning        3

Requirements definition and management 3             Customer Service Support 3

Responsibility & Accountability

Autonomy: Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area. Typically responsible for coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.

Influence: Interacts with and influences colleagues. Has working level contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects. Understands and collaborates on the analysis of user/customer needs and represents this in their work.

Complexity: Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.  Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

Business Skills: Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution. Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Contributes fully to the work of teams. Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Appreciates how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client.

Knowledge: Has a sound generic, domain and specialist knowledge necessary to perform effectively in the organisation typically gained from recognised bodies of knowledge and organisational information. Demonstrates effective application of knowledge. Has an appreciation of the wider business context. Takes action to develop own knowledge.

Security: Understands how security impacts infrastructure engineering and demonstrates routine security practice and knowledge required for own work.


Strong - VMWare

Strong - Microsoft Server suite in DNS, DHCP, AD, AD FS, etc.

Strong - MS Exchange, SharePoint

Strong - MS System Center

Strong - General networking - TCP/IP

Experienced - Dell Server & Dell EMC Storage

Experienced - NetApp Storage

Some experience  - Cloud (Azure & AWS)

Some experience - Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, ASA

Some experience - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Experience & Qualifications

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and 4 – 8 years of relevant experience, a Masters with 2 – 6 years of relevant experience or equivalent professional experience.

Certifications such as:

•             Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

•             AWS Certified Architect - Associate

•             Cisco CCNA

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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