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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job description

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to join an excellent clients established team Infrastructure team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all technical aspects of our client's infrastructure estate; including co-lo and AWS (EC2, RDS and Kubernetes). You will also take responsibility for information security management of our client's product. To be successful in this role, you will be experienced working with open-source technologies and will need to be experienced in managing data centres, along with cloud (preferable AWS). The successful Infrastructure Engineer should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment managing all infrastructure for a system with 100s of thousands of end users.

The role will remain very much hands on and would suit someone with 1-2 years of team lead experience or someone who is looking to take a step up into a leadership role. This role will have 2 direct reports.

This is a fully remote position, but you may be required to attend the odd company meeting in the Hampshire area.

Skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years Infrastructure/DevOps experience within a software product organisation
  • Experience managing risk to data assets
  • Experience using configuration management systems - puppet
  • Strong understanding and experience of maintaining Linux (RHEL) operating system
  • Demonstrable commitment to learning and professional development
  • Results orientated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of TCP, HTTP, Networking and security appliances

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee maintenance and technical operations of compute environments ensuring availability, integrity and confidentiality of data assets and services
  • Line management of infrastructure/DevOps engineers
  • Experiment with new technology with a view to continually improving service delivery
  • Take ownership and improve upon risk management processes

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this opportunity, please contact Oliver Wilson on 02380 765 287 or email

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.