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Infrastructure Support Engineer

Job Description

Are you a driven Infrastructure Engineer looking for an opportunity in a dynamic environment?

You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced moving IT project environment and will be exercising skills to design, develop, configure, install and support solutions across infrastructure. This will include virtualisation, large scale environment builds and replication.

As an organisation, we demand constant innovation, and have an immediate opportunity for two ambitious engineers with experience across infrastructure solutions. 

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled. 

How you will make a difference

You will be working in a fast paced moving IT project environment and will be exercising skills to design, develop, configure, install and support solutions across infrastructure. This will include virtualisation, large scale environment builds and replication.

Technical and Organisational Responsibilities...

  • Manage a complete work package or development activity.
  • Assist with Requirements Analysis and Definition;
  • Understand the scope of the customer requirements, and assist in identifying if infrastructure design meets or is exceeding the requirement which may encompass software, hardware including networks and facilities;
  • Identify changes to requirements which may provide an opportunity for additional stretch proposals;
  • Take full responsibility for the production of Operational Concept Descriptions, Infrastructure Design Descriptions, Test Descriptions and Infrastructure User and Maintenance Manuals.
  • Oversee and assist more junior members of our team to carry out Infrastructure production activities as required.
  • Review and comment constructively on other specialists' work; i.e. design, test and user documentation.
  • Ensure work packages are completed on schedule and within budget;
  • Assist with the set up/design/maintenance of a project's infrastructure development environment.
  • Support the infrastructure integration and configuration management within a project.
  • Build up technical knowledge of company’s existing products and any new product and project developments.
  • Carry out all above tasks in accordance with Northrop Grumman’s Quality System and published Infrastructure Production processes.
  • Support technical sections of bids, proposals and studies.
  • Provide technical assistance to Sales and Capture, particularly in supporting the preparation of bids, and assisting with customer demonstrations;
  • Support and run the installation and support of fielded systems;
  • Generate and collate realistic estimates for work package costs-to-complete and report these to the Project Manager or Lead Engineer;
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of engineering activities;
  • Assist with estimating of engineering work packages and other activities;
  • Handle the Supervision, Training and development of other employees as required. May be requested to act as a mentor to more junior employees.

Also, we’d love it if you have...

Experience with a different skill sets, such as: Windows Server Domain, Exchange, Sharepoint, Splunk, IDS, IPS, Cisco Routing, PFSense Firewalls and/or Multi-Site VPNs.

If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a growing career as we work hard to continuously innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional information for your consideration...

You will need to be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.