Senior Cloud & Infrastructure Engineer
Salary - with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment
UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
The preferred candidate will demonstrate effective application of Infrastructure & Cloud expertise and extensive knowledge across a variety of technologies such as AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Windows Server Environments, Virtualized Environments, Microsoft Stack Technologies, Networking Technologies and Data Storage Technologies. A keen interest or experience in supporting environments operating under DevOps methodologies would be advantageous.
The role will provide technical exposure variance across both outcomes based project activities and Operational (Business as Usual) support activities. The duties of the role also include providing remote and on-site support with the expectation of levels of travel within Scotland. There is also a requirement to provide out of hours on call support within a shared service.
Your passions and experience will help you become a technical specialist and process owner with our Operations Support services including service improvement and add further value to our service offerings. You will be expected to contribute towards the creation and ongoing maintenance of technical documentation and provide material to support the Project work or the Operational Support service.
Your role will include
Analyse, develop and implement configurations and solutions based on requirements whilst adhering to Engineering governance and best practice.
Create and maintain documentation for installations, changes and upgrades.
Train less experienced engineers on updates and new installations.
Perform troubleshooting, incident response, and patching in a timely manner.
Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems in timely and accurate manner to improve application performance and functionality.
Evaluate system architecture and make recommendations as required.
Develop and implement standard processes and procedures for installation, maintenance and enhancement of applications.
Drive continuous improvements in your area of expertise
Collaborating with and influencing colleagues, internal stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers, ensuring timely delivery of solutions which support the business
As the programme turns to transformation, help to transform the systems to be operational in AWS cloud.
Be aware of the future pipeline and keep yourself current in the latest technologies
WHAT SETS YOU APART:
We are looking for someone with a passion for cloud and infrastructure, ideally from an Operational Support services background with experience in cloud hosted and privately hosted environments. You will be self-motivated and be able to work autonomously to achieve day to day objectives with significant results on project or operational deliverables. Whilst also owning a variety of activities ensuring compliance with project milestones and customer KPI’s and SLA’s. You must be an effective communicator, comfortable directly engaging with customers and colleagues. You must also demonstrate an analytical and systematic approach to technical challenges.
Experience of build and administration of RHEL environments ·
Experience of both use of RHV, and build and management of RHV hosting infrastructures.
Experience of RHEL management with Satellite. Should include automation/orchestration experience using Puppet
Experience of using configuration management tooling such as Git.
Good document writing skills. Ability to write low level design documents.
Ability to expand on a given goal with a documented delivery approach
Experience delivering solution implementation in line with provided high level design documentation
Aptitude and motivation for continued learning and expansion of skills..
Appreciation of ITIL and Service Management;
Experience of working with the Atlassian toolset (e.g. Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo)
Experience in deploying third party and Cloud native services, leveraging PaaS services to deliver best practice monitoring and management.
Demonstrable experience of designing and implementing solutions using; AWS with Terraform, and Ansible.
Demonstrable experience of working in a DevOps environment
Experience of applying security to all workloads
Experience of working with or implementing CI/CD infrastructure pipelines
Demonstrable experience of automating deployment and configuration of COTS software and promoting deployments through multiple environments
Experience of working Agile teams being aware of Agile methodologies (using Scrum or Kanban)
Clearance to Start BPSS
Clearance for Role SC
What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf
Commitment to Diversity
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.