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Infrastructure Engineer

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Recruiter: Quilter
Listed on: 26th February
Location: Southampton
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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An excellent opportunity to join our rapidly expanding Infrastructure team has become available as we continue our major transformation.

As an Infrastructure Engineer you will be in a team responsible for the creation, adoption, and maintenance of good Infrastructure engineering practices across the Quilter group.
To provide technical and process direction to the wider Infrastructure organisation.
To support the continuous improvement of the Infrastructure function through operational and technology improvements.

About us

The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £114.9 billion of investments and over 900,000 customers worldwide. Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments - Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won't just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You'll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development. 

About the role

The Infrastructure engineering team is a small team that work closely with the various infrastructure support functions to ensure that good engineering practices are deployed throughout the IT estate and that support teams display engineering disciplines are part of their day to day activities.

The responsibilities of the team cover:

  • New technology evaluation
  • Testing methodologies
  • Lifecycle management
  • Standards

These Engineering practices cover the following technology areas:

  • Server and Virtualisation
  • Storage
  • Network
  • Database
  • End-User Technologies

The role will be required to provide general technical input and direction to the wider infrastructure team. The role is also expected to be hands-on, and will be required to design, implement, and run appropriate processes, produce documentation and standards, and produce appropriate metrics and reports.

Core Technology Platforms

  • Enterprise Operating Systems
  • VMware vSphere and related products
  • HP Intel Hardware including HPE Blade technologies
  • Microsoft Database Technologies
  • Fundamental Windows Networking
  • Scripting and Automation
  • Monitoring and management

Automation

  • Automation of administrative activities to reduce effort and improve reliability

Management Information / Reporting

  • Contributing to the creation and maintenance of high-quality data sources for IT capacity and asset management information

Operational / Technical Best Practices

  • Contributing best practices to the operational running of the infrastructure estate
  • Providing best practices input into the technical design process

Incident Resolution & Continuous Improvement

  • Working with the IT Operations team, providing technical input and expertise to the incident resolution process
  • Providing input for improvement to technology and process in the post-incident follow-up process

About you

Candidates will have experience within a support or engineering function, ideally across multiple infrastructure disciplines.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and practical experience in a number of the following (or similar) areas:

  • Windows Server Operating Systems (2000 - 2016)
  • Unix / Linux Operating Systems (RHEL, AIX)
  • VMware vSphere
  • Microsoft SQL Server and related products
  • HP 3Par Storage Products
  • Cisco Networking Products
  • Incident, Problem and Change management
  • IT Security controls

Can be a role model for the wider team
Takes ownership, feels accountability for results
Team player
Able to communicate clearly with both technical and senior audiences
Defaults to sharing knowledge
High energy and drive

Focus on our values:

Pioneering:

  • Innovate, take bold steps forward
  • Stand up for what's right
  • Question convention and stay curious

Dependable:

  • Use expertise to deliver on promises
  • Persevere to get the right outcome
  • Act with focus and care

Stronger together:

  • Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
  • Share openly and transparently
  • Listen, to include new perspectives 

Benefits

No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated.  That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.

Core Benefits (Perm)

  • Holiday:  24-26 days (depending on your grade)
  • Quilter Incentive Scheme:  All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
  • Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance:  Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Life Assurance:  4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Income Protection:  75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

Core Benefits (Fixed Term Contract)

  • Holiday:  24-26 days (depending on your grade)
  • Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
  • Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
  • Benefit Allowance:  A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

Further information about this vacancy can be found within the job description below
Infrastructure Engineer - Role Profile.pdf

Closing Date: 6th March 2020