Infrastructure Engineer (Security)

Portsmouth, UK
14 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An 3 months maybe more interim opportunity for an Infrastructure Engineer has arisen with the local authorities in Southsea.

You will deliver, as part of a team, the support, maintenance and ongoing operability of the IT systems, server & Security infrastructure for PCC and other organisations utilising PCC's IT infrastructure.

Specific elements of the IE (Security) role will include:
  • To ensure PCC IT systems/solutions are designed, implemented and maintained in accordance with the required security policies, procedures & standards - including:
  • Configuration of IT systems, servers and IT infrastructure
  • Maintenance, support and review technical systems
  • Development, installation and test technical systems
  • Implement/maintain IT solutions to industry standards and best practice
  • Work with Information Governance Resources within PCC to define & implement appropriate information/data governance solutions - for example, PCC's response to GDPR legislation
Provide operational support for key IT processes & specific IT Security infrastructure:
  • Maintain assurance of system and data backups
  • Resolve incidents and requests according to SLAs
  • Investigate problems and identify and implement solutions to prevent future failure
  • Maintain operational integrity and efficiency
  • Ensure the performance and availability of IT System and Server infrastructure meets the needs of the business.
  • Undertake capacity planning
  • Implement changes in line with the information service change management process
  • Responding to specific security driven events - i.e. DDOS attacks or point solutions required to address a specific threat vector
Support specific security activities:
  • Prepare and maintain operational documentation - relating to security policies, procedures and infrastructure
  • Advise on the secure, correct and effective use of systems, software & infrastructure
  • Support Security audit & Compliance activities

You need to demonstrate tangible evidence of your proven experience and success in the following areas:
  • A proven track record in security, compliance and government security solutions support, development & implementation
  • A good working knowledge of the overall Microsoft security environment
  • Providing fit for purpose customer solutions to time quality and budget
  • Managing complex stakeholder relationships
  • Creative use of resources to deliver outcomes
  • Negotiating value for money
  • Influencing positive outcomes by using your excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Leading by example to inspire staff and colleagues
  • Identifying and solving complex problems
  • Producing and executing credible, secure and feasible plans and solutions
  • Implementing and following best practice (NCSC).
  • Implementing, configuring and supporting IT system and server infrastructure in line with best practice
  • Improving the performance and availability of IT system and server infrastructure.

  • Configuring and optimising use of Hardware and Software
  • Microsoft technology stack (specifically the security elements)
  • Trend security suite
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Technical authoring
  • Customer Service
  • Documenting technical environments
  • Broad working knowledge of IT systems and server infrastructure across PCC
  • Operational knowledge of core infrastructure systems such as virtualisation, backup, Active Directory, Storage Area Networks, Windows Server and Server Hardware
  • File and Application Servers
  • IT security systems such as AV
  • Windows Server Operating Systems
  • Exchange
  • Active Directory
  • Virtualisation/Thin Client Technologies
  • Backup technologies
  • Storage Technologies
  • IT monitoring systems
  • PC and industry standard peripheral hardware
  • Web Browsers and standard Office productivity software
  • Cloud Technologies

Special Conditions:
  • Will be required to undertake some work during the evening or at weekends
  • Required to participate in a team rota to cover the period between 8:00am and 6:00pm
  • Required to participate in a 24 x7 standby rota.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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