Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Virtualisation Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Virtualisation …

DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Up to GBP72312 per annum + Pension + bonus
DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to GBP72312 per annum + Pension + bonus
Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Virtualisation

Want to be part of something really big?

If you're creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you'll love it here. And we'd love to hear from you.

We are looking for Senior Infrastructure Engineer with experience of virtualisation to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens' lives.

In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to our partners in DWP. Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.

You and your role

You'll be our Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the Hybrid Cloud Services On-Premise Hosting (HCS OPH) engineering team. Our team is responsible for providing consultancy and engineering expertise across a wide range of technologies including storage, backup, x86 infrastructure and virtualisation.

HCS OPH has responsibility for all compute and storage infrastructure used within DWPs new Data Centres, plus owns and maintains the roadmap for these products to ensure supportability and service is maintained at all times.

What are we looking for?

  • Significant experience in designing, delivering and supporting Virtual infrastructure solutions particularly in relation to VMware vSphere 6.x
  • Good knowledge of Infrastructure Technologies and Products across Compute, Network and Storage with particular focus on HPE BladeSystem and ProLiant Server hardware.
  • Significant experience of Operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and Red hat Linux

Desirable Skills

    • VMware vRealize Product suite with particular focus on vRA and vROPs
    • VMware NSX
    • VMware on AWS
    • Experience of other hypervisors including Oracle OVM and Nutanix AHV
    • Knowledge of hyper converged infrastructure
    • Knowledge / awareness of hyper scale public cloud concepts and technologies

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You'll join us in your choice of of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in either Blackpool.

We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Find our more about our hubs here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

What is our offer?

  • We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £72,312
  • You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
  • We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
  • We'll help you balance your life and work
  • We'll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks - which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

If you really impress us with your skills and experience then we may be able to negotiate the maximum salary.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we're serious about investing in you.

You'll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you'll acquire on the job. You'll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the 'Candidate Information Pack' button.

You'll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you'll upload a CV.

If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via

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