IT Infrastructure Engineer (PKI)

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of ??? 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

An excitng vacancy for an IT Infrastructure Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Newport.

The role will require candidates with a good working knowledge of Microsoft and RHEL technologies with experience of working with VMware virtualisation platforms. The position requires experience within a similar role preferably working in secure environment such as MOD/GOV/NATO.

The IE will need to leverage their practical knowledge in implementing Microsoft and RHEL technologies within virtualised environments. The IE shall implement tasks against a work breakdown structure, for either individual standalone projects or elements of a bigger programme. The role is varied and demanding and will be a very good learning experience for people who are looking for career progression to a more senior role.

The successful candidate must be proactive, diligent with a strong technical ability, and they must have skills in both presentation and customer relations both at a technical and non-technical level. The role is primarily a hands-on implementation with some design work involved. On occasion you will be expected to support network engineering staff.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

??? Infrastructure and virtualisation implementation.

??? Execution of Work packages for the project or programme

??? Hands on deployment of their Knowledge of Microsoft /RHEL and Virtualisation Technologies

??? Fault finding and problem solving

??? Supporting other enabling technologies (e.g. System Centre, Exchange, SQL Srv)

This position can offer you:

- Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and services

- Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe

- Participation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplier

- Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player

- An attractive company pension scheme

- Airbus Group success share scheme

- An extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.

- Flexible working hours

Demonstrable Skills/Qualifications in a number of the following areas:

o Install, configure and troubleshoot RedHat Linux Server 5.7 ??? 7.5 (Networking, SSH, NTP, Syslog, Install third party apps, configure web services, etc. )

o Microsoft Windows Security (GAP, Security Compliance Manager, Desired State Configuration, Windows Firewall, File System, Group Policy, PKI, Auditing )

o Microsoft Windows Server MCSA 2012R2

o Experienced Windows Server Administrator

o Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013

o Microsoft System Centre 2012R2

o Microsoft SQL Server Administrator 2012 ???

o Windows Client OS 7/8/10

o Configure and operate Gemalto (formerly Safenet) HSMs from RHEL

o Experienced in building and configuring public key infrastructures (PKI) using Microsoft and RHEL to support scalable and deployable infrastructures

o VMware VDI

o VMware vSphere 6.0 ??? and Tools (PowerCLI, SSH)

o VMWare vCenter Server 6.0 ???

o VMWare vSAN

o Veritas Backup Exec 15

o Antivirus Software (McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator)

Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance

This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can???t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you

Please apply for this vacancy on line at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief

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