Website Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

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

Infrastructure Engineer SC/DV (140lw) Service Monitoring – Remote/Hybrid (Corsham) -£55,000- £70,000 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

Enhance and provide new services to monitor existing private cloud multi-tenant hosting capabilities at multiple classifications

Provide operational level tooling and monitoring capabilities to enhance and improve service operations and tenant experience as well as provide enhanced support and alerting to internal and external infrastructure teams, service providers and tenants.

VMware Log and network insight – design, deploy, troubleshoot and manage to a 3rd line level

Deployment and management of Splunk with an application monitoring and alerting use case, also within a tenant specific application monitoring context.

Experience in reviewing existing monitoring services, providing guidance on enhancing current services


Experience / Skills Required

  • Experience of 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, VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Operations for Logs
  • Experience with Splunk, ideally including log forwarding to a central service provider.
  • Experience with security tooling such as Nessus
  • Additionally, it would desirable to have experience with Aria Automation (formally VRA), Grafana & Prometheus
  • Foundation level knowledge or awareness of IT Service Management (ITIL Best Practice)
  • Experience and knowledge of VMWare and COTS hardware/software including MS Server and Linux operating systems
  • Cyber security within IT environments, ideally with MoD and secure environments


Technical documentation creation

  • Awareness of, Scrum and Agile methodologies & Systems Engineering


Attendance onsite at MOD Corsham will be required 1 day a week, in additional to occasional travel to Portsmouth, and the balance as flexible.

Occasional attendance at company offices in Surrey


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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