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Infrastructure Engineer in Test Ref. 487

Engineering
£34,905 to £37,518 Plus up to a £5,000 welcome package*
HMGCC has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Test Infrastructure Engineer to join our growing Technical Testing Team. Here you will have the opportunity to work with the very latest technology and deliver world class products.

What makes HMGCC different is that you'll have the opportunity to get involved in the whole process. You'll use your skill and experience to deliver a wide range of environments whilst working with a variety of customers and evaluation engineers. We'll give you the opportunity to be innovative and decide how you want to structure the environment to ensure a quality system.


Technical Skills

We would need you to already have or be able to:

• In-depth understanding of IP routing, TCP, UDP & secure protocols such as SSH, TLS, (IPV 4/ IPV6). Message transfer agents etc.
• Applied knowledge of multi-protocol state-full firewalling/software firewalls
• Experience of securing network environments along with a good understanding of associated technologies and techniques
• Working knowledge of the Internet and core concepts for modern service delivery
• Linux skills and knowledge of network related tool sets
• Windows server Operation Systems
• In-Depth understanding of VMWare

To strengthen your application, it would be desirable if you experience in:

• An understanding of RF system & antennas
• An understanding of Navigation systems
• Maintaining and developing current infrastructure
• Developing and maintaining technical documentation
• Able to communicate technical information to all stakeholders
• Be able to establish the technical strategy for Evaluation.
• Identifying technical risks and subsequent risk reductions/mitigation strategies
• Participate in the planning process for Evaluations
• Identify and implement appropriate controls for proactive and reactive technical management
• Identify technical risk and mitigation strategies
• Influence, monitor and control the technical risk environment
• Implement contingency plans as appropriate


Personal Skills

• Rises to the challenge of taking a lead role in all testing activities.
• Enjoys coming up with creative solutions to problems, thinking through different options to see which one might work best.
• Likes to works on your own initiative, being able to plan ahead and possibly manage your and others workloads.
• Always pays attention to detail, to make sure you produce high quality work within tight deadlines.
• Has excellent communication skills, and enjoys talking to others to find out more about what they need.
• Enjoys working in a team, and supporting each other to achieve goals.
• Takes pride in delivering the best possible product, even when you are faced with challenging situations.
• Really wants to learn, and improve your knowledge and skills.


Putting Your Skills To Use

Using your diverse range of Technical skills, you will:

• Liaise on a full range of testing environments on bespoke cutting edge system within challenging and demanding timescales.
• Work closely with customers and engineers to provide creative infrastructure solutions.
• Accurately, impartially and concisely interpret and record results.
• Ensure you remain up to date with current technologies methodologies, technology and equipment, selecting the most appropriate for the task and deliver process improvement across the teams.
• Be responsible for the quality of your work and work in accordance with procedures, policies and responsibilities common across HMGCC.
• Be willing to expand your skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the tools and training to develop and be the best that you can be.

To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual both as an organisation and an employer visit our 'about us' page.

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.