3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated third line infrastructure support engineers, specializing in Windows (AD/Exchange), Physical Server support and virtualization to join our growing team of IT experts in delivering high quality IT services to our government and commercial customers. We love to work with people who have a passion for infrastructure, ideally from an operational support services background. 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.
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, healthcare, 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.
We operate a high paced and exciting collaborative working environment where the work you do is normally customer facing and has demonstrable real world impact. As such we value our staff highly and are committed to training, career development and providing opportunities to progress.
You will be providing infrastructure and network support, owning and leading on major resolution tasks while also supporting Second Line engineers with the resolution of complex incidents and problems, with support from fourth line experts as required. The preferred candidate will be an expert on Microsoft Windows Server (including services such as AD, DNS, DHCP) and virtualisation (Hyper-V), while also having an understanding and interest in Linux (Ubuntu / CentOS) and a desire to learn (if required) additional complementary technologies such as Microsoft Stack Technologies (Sharepoint, SQL Server, Skype for Business / Teams), networking technologies and storage.
The role also includes providing remote and on-site support. There is also a requirement to provide out of hours on call support from time to time. You will be expected to contribute towards the creation and ongoing maintenance of technical documentation and, while primarily supporting the operational service, also be able to provide material to support change projects if required.
Ideally, you will:
Have excellent knowledge of Virtualized Environments such as VMware and Hyper-V;
Have excellent knowledge of Windows Server Environments, from Server 2003 – 2019, including OS build, AD, DNS, DHCP and GPO from design to implementation and support;
Have a working knowledge of Linux system administration skills (Ubuntu / CentOS);
Have good general knowledge of TCP/IP and networking technologies including load balancing and firewalls;
Have good general knowledge of Microsoft stack technologies such as SharePoint, Skype for Business / Teams, MS SQL, MS System Centre, Office365, MS Exchange & CLI tooling such as PowerShell;
Have good general knowledge of SAN storage technologies;
Have excellent analysis and problem solving skills, taking ownership of complex incidents ensuring these are resolved to the satisfaction of the customer;
Possess excellent communication skills, ideally able to communicate technical issues to less technical staff and managers;
Have experience in providing support to others, including Service Desk Analysts and Second Line Engineers.
Have experience of producing and updating technical documentation to a high standard;
Occasional travel to other Leidos and customer sites may be required. Keeping an eye on the technology landscape is essential, too – identification of new and relevant technologies to solve problems and make improvements is part of the job. We believe innovation is the lifeblood of customer value – we are all catalysts for innovation and improvement and committed to continuous improvement in everything we do.
To work with our talented team and our customers you would need to be able to achieve a high level of security clearance.
Salary range: £45,000 - £50,000p/a, with potential to increase if experience and existing security clearances are appropriate.
Requirement to have or undergo high level clearance
Work location may be Farnborough (or customer sites)
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)
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.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.