Infrastructure Lead Engineer
UXC Red Rock
Erskine, Renfrewshire , United Kingdom
6d ago

helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries.

The company’s extensive partner alliance and independent status allows us to build strong vendor relationships.

This is a senior Infrastructure Engineering role who is expert in the technical delivery and governance of large scale projects and solutions.

  • Possess a detailed understanding of the architectural dependencies of technologies in use within the customer’s IT environment.
  • Frequently uses product and application knowledge along with internals of architectural knowledge to develop solutions. A recognized expert in one or more technologies within their own technical community.

  • Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to complex technical issues and is regarded by others as a subject matter expert.
  • Works on complex problems or projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation. Responsible for providing a detailed technical design for Enterprise Solutions and in cases will be the Principal Consultant that analyses and develops Enterprise Technology solutions.

  • Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods.
  • Leads and provides expertise to functional project teams and participates in cross-functional initiatives.

  • Work with multiple customers addressing medium to large projects and programs, multiple client sites and management organizations.
  • Regularly leads in the technical assessment and delivery of specific solutions to the customer.

  • Able to manage a team in the completion of one or more solution requirements, architecture, or implementation deliverable's and provides a team structure conducive to high performance, and manages the team life cycle stages.
  • Proactively encourage membership and contributions of others to professional communities and coaches others in area of expertise.
  • Regularly produces internally published material such as knowledge briefs, service delivery kit components and modules.

  • Regularly exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing and achieving objectives.
  • Undertakes activities and provides qualitative and quantitative information. Where required supports sales activities, manages actions in conjunction with bids or major input into the sales life cycle.
  • Able to communicate with internal and external senior management confidently and demonstrate the professionalism of the job family.
  • Knowledge and Skills

  • At least 8 years' experience of technical leadership or technical authority roles and 5 years of technical expertise in an appropriate infrastructure area such as Virtualization, Windows Server, Workplace Services or Storage.
  • Expert experience of IT solutions and integration on large IT programmes and a level of knowledge of existing and emerging enterprise level infrastructure technologies.

  • Proven Experience of technical leadership or technical authority roles and technical expertise in an appropriate infrastructure area such as Virtualization, Wintel or Hosting Services.
  • Expert experience of IT solutions and integration on large IT programmes and a level of knowledge of existing and emerging enterprise level infrastructure technologies.

  • Proven experience to an expert level in the integration and delivery of technology solutions with good technical documentation skills and a strong understanding of engineering principles and practices with an ability to work in a dynamic environment managing multiple and changing priorities.
  • Able to work on their own recognisance, think laterally with good problem-solving skills both technically and for business.
  • Engage strongly with both internal and external stakeholders across multiple levels. Expert experience in decomposing large complex problems into component parts for skill centre engineering as well as having the ability to provide and contribute in the following areas : Project High Level Requirements;
  • High-level Functional and Logical Architecture; detailed designs for all solutions; build, test, implementation and integration activities.

  • Excellent client facing experience. Able to demonstrate a broad understanding of market dynamics, an industry area, commercial issues, and technical concerns whilst maintaining depth in core focus area.
  • Highly competent in producing and delivering engaging and informative presentations.

  • Enabling the solution design process in a collaborative manner with the respective teams, and ensuring that the solution is fit for purpose, maintain and provide overall estimate and plans covering all technical aspects of infrastructure projects.
  • Ability to work in a multi-technology environment with the ability to diagnose complex technical problems to their root cause.
  • Has ability to summarise prognosis and impact at practice lead level.

  • Provides effective technical and business communication to the leadership and to the Project Engineers including reporting technical status of projects to the Engineering team developing team members and ensuring that all engineers working on the project understand their deliverables.
  • Experience on various hardware and software environments, including operating systems, application servers and relational databases.
  • Strong experience in developing and designing hardware infrastructure both physical and virtual based.
  • Responsible for understanding end to end complex systems.
  • Good understanding of blade technology, private clouds, virtualization, infrastructure tooling products, storage solutions and networks.
  • Highly desirable skills include system integration, availability calculation.

    If this is something you are interested in, please get in touch!

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