Software Infrastructure Engineer

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  • £54,000
  • Full-time (37 hours per week), Monday to Friday
  • Part-time and flexible working patterns available

At HMGCC, we like to explore the limits of technology and discover the unexpected. Our systems help protect national security – both at home and overseas. If you’ve got the skills we’re looking for, you’ll find a place in our diverse team.

Your role

You’ll be working alongside a team of Developers, designing systems, understanding your users and configuring and managing virtual and physical hardware. As you create a wide range of components, you’ll have the freedom to be innovative in your approach, working in your own way to make sure the finished product is the best it can be.

What you need

You need to be able to design, configure and code infrastructure components and systems. Working without supervision, you’ll deploy physical or virtual infrastructure and understand the fundamental components of infrastructure in one eco-system. It would help, but is not essential, if you had experience of Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline technologies and automation and infrastructure as code technologies, e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, PowerShell. A qualification or experience of networking fundamentals, e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP which may include Cloud certifications, Cisco qualifications, a degree or in-role experience would also be beneficial.

What we offer

You’ll learn every day with outstanding on-the-job and formal training as well as personal and professional development opportunities. When you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive environment where people from a variety of backgrounds come together to develop brilliant solutions. We’re a recognised Disability Confident employer, meaning we’ll provide the support you need to perform at your best. If you have a disability, or long-term health or neurodivergent condition, we’ll make the reasonable adjustments you need to ensure you feel comfortable at work. Plus, you’ll discover an enjoyable work/life balance, with plenty of sports and social facilities, including a free gym and restaurant, as well as access to our on-site nursery.

About us

We’re HMGCC, His Majesty’s Government Communications Centre. Our teams work together to develop innovative, reliable, and secure communications systems for the UK government to protect national security at home and overseas. To achieve this, we look for a mix of people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas.

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Here at HMGCC, our projects are one-of-a-kind. So we don’t settle for ordinary. In fact, we seek out the most innovative, effective and creative solutions to the interesting problems we face.

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