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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: UK Wide, South West England
  • Salary: £50,840 - £73,436
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002801459
  • Closing Date: 22 September 2019

Job description

We need:

  • Senior Infrastructure Engineers for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Choice of location, at one of our Admin offices in Swindon, Northampton or Bournemouth but will require regular attendance at our Swindon head office
  • Salary from £50,000 to £70,000 dependent upon skills & experience
  • Permanent, full time position

 

You will join our Infrastructure Engineering team, which provides design, build and non-production support services for the IT transformation delivery teams. You will provide strong technical leadership, enabling technical decisions to be made with confidence and at pace.

 

Who we're looking for

As a minimum you’ll:

  • Have a proven track record in providing technical leadership through the design, build and implementation of complex Red Hat infrastructure solutions
  • Have in depth knowledge & experience of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7, Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Open Shift
  • Be comfortable working across multiple projects and immersing yourself in a team
  • Be ready to share your expertise with our emerging talent
  • Build good working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism
  • Have the ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies.

 

Experience and knowledge of the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Red Hat Ansible Automation
  • Docker and Containers in a Linux environment
  • Linux middleware: Red Hat JBoss and WAS
  • VMware infrastructure
  • Windows Server 2012 and 2016
  • Network and infrastructure security concepts
  • Agile project management methodologies
  • Regulatory environments such as PCI and GDPR
  • Working with 3rd parties / suppliers

What you'll be doing

Working with other Infrastructure Engineers in our delivery squads, you will be:

  • Providing technical leadership at all stages of the delivery lifecycle, including consultancy to stakeholders
  • Identifying and implementing technically complex designs and/or environment solutions to meet the team objectives
  • Organising the work of the Infrastructure Engineering team, relying on technical knowledge to create efficiencies and give appropriate direction
  • Capturing and sharing knowledge and ensuring use of documentation within engineering teams
  • Driving decisions and removing blockers to drive forward implementation of technical artefacts
  • Acting as a point of escalation, working with and influencing senior stakeholders to remove barriers
  • Work with stakeholder/peers to understand how the technical infrastructure deliverables interlock with activities within and outside of the team and where required negotiate solutions to align with engineering principles and architectural strategy

 

In addition, you will:

  • Contribute to the creation and ongoing maintenance of engineering principles, patterns and standards to reflect best practice and effective use within the organisation
  • Build a network including external relationships with other engineers/SMEs to understand best practice and emerging trends within engineering
  • Act as an Engineering advocate across Nationwide, identifying good practices to adopt and sharing experiences, e.g.: through blog posts, tech talks at technical forums, knowledge share, etc. 
  • Develop capability of infrastructure engineering team by supporting recruitment and pipeline talent development, through coaching and mentoring

 

 

The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

 

As part of our team you’ll get:

  • Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

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Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.