Infrastructure Engineer (Operations) - Stoke

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    Information Technology, DevOps

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 50k per year + Bonus + Bens

  • Contact:

    Ian Simpson

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 804 93 50

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Infrastructure Engineer, Stoke-on-Trent

Sys Admin, Windows, Automation, Scripting, Python, Bash, Ansible, SAN, VMware


The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale. Their infrastructure environment is enterprise scale with close to 20,000 servers and a Petabyte of storage, supporting high-availability systems and 1 million concurrent connections at any one point across multiple global locations. 

The Role

You will be responsible for supporting a large scale and complex infrastructure environment, utilising a broad range of technical skills and methodologies to ensure the delivery of best in class technical solutions.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • The provision of scalable and maintainable Infrastructure utilising defined technology and meeting pre-agreed requirements.
  • Provide technical solutions and designs, utilising existing and emerging technology
  • Seek creative & commercially viable ways to leverage Open Source solutions.
  • Own technical solutions from design through to implementation.

Essential Skills

  • Strong experience & knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems including Red Hat
  • Strong knowledge of one or a combination of Virtualisation, Storage, SAN, Backup and Recovery
  • Knowledge of automating infrastructure solutions and scaling using tools like, Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Jenkins.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Golang, Shell
  • Version control management systems knowledge (Git, SVN, etc).


  • 5 weeks per annum plus public holidays
  • Private pension contribution
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme 
  • Income Protection Scheme

Sys Admin, Linux, Windows, Storage, SAN, Automation, Scripting, Python, Ansible, NetApp, VMware