Infrastructure Automation Engineers - Powershell

31 Oct 2018
03 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Automation Engineers x 2

+ NSOIT Project at Corsham

+ Roles are INSIDE IR35

+ Equivalent Ltd company rate would be £(Apply online only) per day

+ PAYE - £(Apply online only) + Holiday pay

+ SC Cleared roles

Role Description:

Infrastructure Automation Engineers are responsible for the design and implementation of infrastructure automation components which form part of the NSoIT(D) Platform;

These automation components will primary be developed using Windows PowerShell and will focus on Windows Server components including its various features and services, Windows software products, NSoIT(D) customer specific applications running under Windows, SDDC (Software Defined Data Centre) tools such as PowerCLI and PowerNSX.



Understand the NSoIT(D) infrastructure design and/or installation documents to create zero touch automation packages that are parameterised, dynamic and able to repeatedly and reliably deploy against these designs.

Apply complex problem solving to “reverse engineer” applications, designs and manual build instructions to create zero touch automation packages. Often these applications are legacy, were created without automation in mind or are otherwise resistive to full, zero touch automation.


At least 12 months’ demonstrable hands on experience within the last 3 years:


Creating complex PowerShell automation modules for production systems utilising at least PowerShell v4 as a minimum.

Automated deployment of server, network or storage technologies across multiple vendors.

Building or supporting large Windows infrastructure environments.

Working as part of an Agile development team.

Essential Skills:


Minimum BSc (2:1 or above) in Computer Science related field. Other Engineering academic qualifications will be considered.

Demonstrable experience with advanced PowerShell coding features e.g. Workflows, Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Bare Metal Deployment.

At least one of the following professional certifications that have been obtained within the last five years:


Networking certification, CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or similar.

Virtualisation certification, VMware VCP (VMware vCenter Certified Professional) or similar,

Windows Server certification, MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) / MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) or similar.

Formal Software Development certification, OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) or similar.

Desirable Skills:


Completed Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell (OD10962C) course or similar.

Experience with NATO FAS applications.

Experience with UK Public Sector deployed systems applications and services

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