Platform & Infrastructure Engineering - Lead Consultant
BT Group
London, GB
10h ago

By joining us as a Platform & Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll be able to help us change the world for the better.

be part of a team responsible for engineering solutions which range from bespoke developments to large solutions within multi-

year programmes, delivering world-leading, innovate solutions to the world’s leading organisations and Government customers.

We need you to be able to solve complex security problems and apply industry best practice in all aspects of software engineering, systems engineering or cyber-

security and have a detailed working knowledge of development methodologies, including Agile and Lean.

What you'll be doing

As a member of the System Engineering team you will have the opportunity to work in all areas of the system development lifecycle, from the early stages of conception and proof of concept, through architecture design and development and into delivery and maintenance.

You will be required to work within a clear framework of accountability often working under your own direction with autonomy.

There will be opportunities for you to influence other members of the team, customers andw internal stakeholders as well as representing BT in external activities.

Within the System Engineering profession, you will have the opportunity to develop depth and breadth of technical skills which match your personal aspirations, as well as develop your non-

technical skills to enable you to grow and develop your career.

We'll also need to see these on your CV

You will be expected to be extremely hands on and technical and it is essential that you have demonstrable up-to-date skills, whether you’re an architect, lead, or developer, we expect all our platform and infrastructure engineers to have a number of the following key interests and skills :

An in depth working and administrative knowledge of one or more of the following Operating Systems : Linux (RedHat / CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora), Microsoft Windows.

Understanding of backup and restoration processes required for 24x7 support, including development of documentation for 1st and 2nd line support teams.

Virtualisation / containerisation technologies, VMware (ESX and VCenter), xen, virtualbox, docker (and Kubernetes / Swarm).

Automated system build, using Ansible, Puppet, Foreman, Kickstart (including PXE) and Microsoft Deployment tool kits.

Understanding of configuration and deployment of network file sharing storage services, including SAMBA or NFS and high availability enterprise storage platforms including Netapp, Dell or EMC.

Delivery and configuration of monitoring applications, such as nagios, openNMS, solarwinds or Zabbix with experience of writing own checks for custom application health monitoring for 1st and 2nd line monitoring teams.

In depth knowledge of software methodologies including Waterfall / V model, agile, lean, incremental and ability to work within them across projects.

Experience of driving efficiency and effectiveness through a strong configuration management approach to release, along with solid test and automation principles.

A strong ability to automate repetitive tasks using scripting languages like Python, Bash, KornShell, PowerShell.

A strong ability to Ratify requirements against acceptance criteria, ensuring we deliver against our promises.

Patch deployment and verification.

Strong appreciation for Service Management, Service Delivery, Transition to Operations (TTO) and ITIL methodologies would be advantageous.

Deployment and administration of big data platforms using Cloudera or Hortonworks.

A recognised professional certification such as such as INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, CCNA or SSCP would be highly desirable.

Why choose us?

we’ve been at the forefront of cyber security development ever since our very own Tommy Flowers carried out ground-breaking work in encryption with Alan Turing during the Second World War.

And because we’ve been doing this for such a long time, we’re a truly trusted partner, so by joining us you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects and accounts that aren’t open to others.

We’re looking for outstanding people to join our team of 3,000 experts. They shield BT and our customers - including nation states, government, armed forces, emergency services, banks and retail outlets -

to keep them safe from cyber-attacks. We work closely with global law enforcement agencies too, all in support of a safer connected world.

By helping us protect the entire country, the work you do will benefit everyone in the UK.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. Diversity makes sense for us, our customers and our ambitions. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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