Infrastructure Engineer

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Closing date
9 Jun 2022

Job Details

Role Overview

The architecture, design, delivery, operation and control of IT infrastructures (typically hardware, operating systems, data storage on various media, and all equipment within wide and local area networks) required to deliver and support IT services and products to meet the needs of a business. Includes the preparation for new or changed services, operation of the change process, the maintenance of regulatory, legal and professional standards, the building and management of systems and components in physical, virtualized or hybrid computing environments (on-prem, public and private clouds) and the monitoring of performance of systems and services in relation to their contribution to business performance, their security and their sustainability.

Common Role Accountabilities

Ensuring the infrastructure of the company or client enables business activity through the architecture, design, implementation, monitoring, availability and capability of various components to ensure services are seamlessly available as required to carry out normal business tasks. Understanding of and working practice in Agile and DevOps environments.

It is expected that Infrastructure Engineers will continue to develop their skills throughout their careers. Depending on the particular job being performed, seniority and experience an Infrastructure Engineer may typically have a range of these specific accountabilities:

Technical abilities

    • VMware vSphere/vCenter
    • AWS
    • Active Directory
    • DNS
    • Linux/CentOS
    • Ansible
    • CI/CD Pipelines
    • vRealize Automation
    • Scripting e.g. Powershell
    • Terraform
    • JAML/JSON coding

As part of National Security UK Law Enforcement, we have teams working on site alongside Law Enforcement officers, helping tackle a broad variety of crime using Software and Data Engineering.  This can be really rewarding; it’s great to see cases reported in the news and to know that we supported the investigation a few months before.

Our team has a great 'family' feel, and we have been closely integrated with the client for many years.   The Bristol team enjoy all the usual account social events, including Account briefing lunches, quizzes and evenings out (Bristol’s a great and friendly city that’s well provided with restaurants, pubs and other nightlife – who could forget the Christmas outing that ended up at the Karaoke bar!) as well as making provision for the team to travel to sessions in London and Reading.

There is a wide variety of work, constantly evolving with new technology.   You will have the opportunity to make a real difference, due to the fact that we work directly with the end users.

We are looking for Data, Software and DevOps engineers to join the team from January. 

Technologies involved:

Python, Java, Linux, React, AWS, Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana, NiFi, Jenkins, NetReveal, Intelligence Reveal

Ways of Working:

Due to the classification of the work, we have to be on site in Bristol at least 3-4 days a week.

The work requires SC clearance.

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence:

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.

Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we’ll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you’ll have client contact, variety and support from day one.

We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. Staying competitive in today’s global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working

Applicants to this role must be amenable to obtain UK Government security clearance

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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