Senior IT Engineer (Networks Infrastructure)

Full Time West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

The ROle

A rare and exciting role has become available for an experienced Networking Professional to join Amey's Defence Services division on a permanent basis.

Primarily this role is focussed on supporting the Amey Defence Services IT infrastructure although there will be opportunities to support the wider AMEY Group IT BAU and Infrastructure Architecture teams.

This role can be undertaken remotely but expect regular travel across the UK mainly to our centre of excellence in Liverpool or Oxford, and 150+ locations across the country.

You will be self starter, able to work with minimal supervision and happy to make autonomous decisions.


As the role holder you will be expected to be a confident self-starter, collaborative but authoritative decision maker as well as a critical thinker and capable communicator. You will need to learn fast and work independently whilst having a consultative and innovative approach.

You will also:

At all times, follow operating procedures and SyOps policies from both company and MOD security officers
Assist in the planning, implementation and optimisation of the network infrastructure
Develop and maintain automated monitoring and recovery of network services.
Ensure all elements of the network are properly secured and regularly patched
Ensure the infrastructure never deviates from the accredited design
Liaise and work closely with the Amey group IT team to ensure technical solutions are implemented and are fit for purpose
Ensure adherence to industry security governance frameworks/laws (eg ISO27001/GDPR)
Occasionally work non-core business hoursDemonstrate Amey Values

Key Skills

Key Skills

Demonstrable experience in supporting a large highly secure/defence focussed enterprise network infrastructure including change management, availability, performance and capacity planning of all infrastructure components.
Hold one or more relevant network related qualifications – Ideally CCNA/CCNP – but also able to show knowledge and skill across multiple diverse technologies
Experience in managing multi-vendor firewall environments
Experience in managing large multi-site MPLS networks
Strong understanding of infrastructure and information security principles and how they are applied to a highly secure environment.
Demonstrates ability to implement and meet targets.
Has proven ability to take responsibility for the systems they support
Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation
Able to show leadership and provide mentorship and instruction to junior colleagues
Demonstrates the ability to translate technical jargon into simple language for customers.
Demonstrate strong analytical capability
Excellent logical problem solver
Has the ability to automate repetitive and time consuming tasks

Salary and benefits

This is a band C role and attracts a competitive salary, 24 days holiday, contributory pension, 37.5 hour working week and access to a range of Amey savings and benefits

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