Website Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

Ex-Mil Recruitment is for ex-military by ex-military.

Infrastructure Engineer SC/DV (139lw) Automation & DevOps – Remote/Hybrid (Corsham) – £60,000- £75,000 pa


Our client is a hugely successful, data software and services company that solves complex data challenges – data being at the heart of every digital transformation project. With our client’s technology and data expertise, they help customers, across public and private sectors, solve business problems or improve decision-making by making better use of accurate and relevant data. This is an opportunity to work within a continuous growth, dynamic team environment, ex-military friendly with strong team comradery.


Main Purpose of Job

Our client’s customer has delivered two ‘on-premise’ multi-tenant cloud hosting platforms to support the digital strategy. There are several live applications on the Hosting platform, a number currently being on-boarded with more being added to the backlog. The service also provides and hosts services that replace / re-platform existing applications along with new services. The cloud hosting services are not static, new services are being introduced to meet demand and requirements for cloud tenants and application providers as required.


The successful candidate will work as an infrastructure DevOps engineer within the engineering team to build and enhance infrastructure automation tooling for the delivery of an efficient and high-quality private cloud hosting service.


Key responsibilities

Automation of cloud deployments and day 2 operational tasks in a cloud service provider environment

Infrastructure (not software development) DevOps

Creation of operating procedures and knowledge articles / process

Creation and on-going updates to detailed system design and configuration documentation.

Contribute and add input to on-going designs and service improvements.


Experience / Skills Required

  • Digital project delivery into the MOD and/or central UK Government clients.
  • Exposure to highly secure / operational / mission critical environments
  • Must have operational experience in a production setting with VMWare Cloud Foundation operations, including – Aria Automation (formally VRA), VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Orchestrator
  • Experience in DevOps within an infrastructure and network context
  • Linux operating system (Ubuntu preferred) design, deploy and troubleshoot
  • Windows OS, active directory and windows centric core services design, deploy and troubleshoot
  • Familiar with ITIL service management
  • Security best practices, system and OS level security hardening (CISCAT benchmarking etc) security vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus
  • GITOPs experience
  • Experience in Terraform, Ansible and ideally packer in an air gapped environment


Desirable knowledge:

  • k8 /container / Tanzu Kubernetes grid exposure / experience


Attendance onsite at MOD Corsham required 1 day a week, and the balance as flexible.

Occasional attendance at company offices in Surrey and MOD Portsmouth.


If you are interested in applying, please send a copy of your CV with a note outlining why this would be the ideal opportunity for you, by email to Liz Walsh at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

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