Infrastructure Engineer

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

About Us

Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across and ever changing technological (threat) landscape. We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers, we bring together great minds who face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encourage to make a difference.

Together, we make the world a safer place.

Make everyday matter.

About The Team

The Infrastructure Engineer is part of the Engineering Support team, which supports our 1,000+ developers and their enabling infrastructure. The team supports a global workforce with key locations in Leeds, Poland and Kuala Lumpur and supports a mix of Windows, Linux and Mac platforms. We primarily follow an Infrastructure-as-Code deployment model and Agile delivery processes, for both operational management (including site reliability engineering) and new capability delivery.

About The Role

The successful candidate will join the Engineering Support team, which is spread between the UK, Poland and Kuala Lumpur. You will have responsibility for delivering new enabling capabilities, developing and delivering templated systems, resolving infrastructure support issues and maintaining, managing and optimising the overall performance and availability of the infrastructure. Customers are our internal engineering and product teams and we will work to bridge the gap between infrastructure and software development and drive efficiency through high levels of automation. Whilst technology-delivery is core to our role, so too is the appreciation of how we enable the business and service availability.

What You Will Be Doing

Principle Responsibilities

Delivery of new infrastructure services

Administering a virtualised production environment.

Installation and support of infrastructure hardware and software

Resolving incidents within agreed service levels.

Technical input into infrastructure changes following change management processes.

Support for VMWare, Windows Server; Linux,

Active Directory and authentication services management

GPO management

Identify underlying problems discovered during day-to-day operations and managing them to resolution.

Complete routine operations schedules for servers, server applications, databases, systems and network elements using established and repeatable procedures following corporate standards and requirements.

Configuration control and documentation of the infrastructure

Out of hours support on a rota for the infrastructure

Skills and Experience


Advanced level

Install, configure & support of VMware (Infrastructure 5.5+);

Install, configure & support Microsoft Windows Server 2012+ and Windows 7+;

Install, configure & support Linux, CentOS and RedHat

Install and configuration of HP & Dell hardware;

Automation techniques using Powershell, Terraform, Ansible and Puppet;

Intermediate level

The successful candidate will also have experience with a variety of IT administration & management applications.

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop

Install, configure & support of MS SQL Server 2014+ with clustering

Administration of AWS / Azure

Degree or relevant experience in a busy IT department





Very strong attention to detail.

Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.

Positive attitude.

Capable of handling multiple priorities in fast paced surroundings.

Ability to cope with occasional pressure.

Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an international environment.

Flexible approach to work with the ability to pro-actively take the initiative and work independently with little supervision, and also to be part of a collaborative team where ideas & skills are shared.

Ability to acquire new skills quickly and learn on the job.

Ability to assess the impact of making changes on existing environments

Professional / flexible individual that can adapt quickly to changing requirements or priorities and where necessary divert to assist other teams/projects.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Corporate Functions

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Corporate Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Corporate Functions enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.

As part of Corporate Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours.

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