Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer
Salary: £31,931 - £34,709 gross per annum (dependent on skills and experience)
Hours: Full-time (We understand the importance of work-life balance, and are happy to discuss the possibility of flexible working with applicants)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Cheshire
Due to the requirement of obtaining an enhanced security clearance for this role, we are only able to accept applications from persons who have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years. We cannot sponsor visa applications for this role.
Together our scientists, technologists, engineers and business support team explore the unknown and turn what they find into work that changes the world around us.
Come and discover how much you can achieve when you’re surrounded by world-leading experts, encouraged to constantly learn and empowered to explore your curiosity.
We are seeking a talented Infrastructure Engineer to join our Digital Infrastructure team. If you have a passion for science and want to make a significant impact in a diverse department at the heart of UK accelerator science, this is the role for you.
At the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), we are dedicated to supporting ground-breaking projects across various scientific disciplines, delivering economic, societal and scientific benefits to the UK population and internationally. Part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), we pride ourselves on equipping, encouraging, and inspiring our employees to perform at their very best.
The role has a broad technical remit and would suit a pragmatic problem solver with an interest in technologies and science. You will have the benefit of guidance and support from senior Engineers.
If you have an aptitude and desire to progress in your career with STFC, you may benefit from appropriate training opportunities including degree apprenticeships (after a qualifying period).
• Support Linux and Windows OS systems
• Manage physical and virtual environments
• Administer backup and recovery services
• Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation related to the IT infrastructure
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Strong communication and teamwork skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
We highly value the following skills; demonstrable experience is required in the majority of the following:
Linux server and desktop support
Windows Domain Administration
Understanding of Server Hardware – Specifications, Setup and Administration
Virtualisation and Hypervisor Installation and Administration
Network Storage Solutions - Specifications, Setup and Administration
IT Support at 1st, 2nd, 3rd Line
Experience in Project Management
Our Benefits package includes flexible working scheme, Defined benefit pension scheme (employer contribution – currently up to 26%), and 30 days annual leave allowance plus 10.5 bank holiday/privilege days and several other benefits.
The post you are applying for attracts a National Security Vetting clearance, there are further eligibility requirements, for further details at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/united-kingdom-security-vetting
To meet national security vetting requirements, you will normally need to have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years for CTC, 5 years for SC and 10 years for DV prior to the date of application. All DV posts are required to be UK Nationals.
As one of Europe’s largest research organisations, this is a place where there’s always something new to learn – about the world around us, about your career, but most of all, about yourself.
Join us and discover what’s possible!