• Senior Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Somerset-Yatton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(15/05/2018 11:53)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain Integrated Technology Solutions provide integrated hardware and software based solutions across a broad spectrum of traffic monitoring and management requirements. 


    We are looking for a candidate to join our Technology Services team, which designs, implements and supports Costain technology products and services delivered to our clients. The primary objective of the role is to work with the Technology Capabilities group to provide documented cloud based infrastructure solutions to meet client needs. Working at tender stage, through design and implementation, this role requires a common-sense approach ensuring availability, security and maintainability of the service remain at the heart of the design.


    The role requires guidance over less experienced members of staff, helping to promote standardisation and best practice within the design stage and transition into operations.


    Our Technical Capabilities team are a vital part to the success of Costain. We work with both internal and external customers. We require an experienced Infrastructure engineer with best practice design experience looking to take the next step in their career.


    The role will be based in Yatton initially. Occasional site work and weekend work may be required. 40 hours per week.

    What will I be doing?

    • Design and implementation of cloud based services
    • Overseeing the transition of legacy service to the cloud
    • Promoting standardisation of design
    • Continual improvement of processes
    • Input into quotations / tenders
    • Input into strategic decision making
    • Line management duties

    About you

    • Previous experience in a similar role
    • Enthusiastic, flexible, team-player
    • Ability to communicate your ideas to both a technical and non-technical audience
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Creative, out of the box approach

    Technical skills:

    • Linux Administration – RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu
    • Virtualisation – VMWare. RHVM
    • Cloud Environments – Azure ideally
    • Automation – Ansible, Puppet, Cobbler
    • Middleware - TomCat, Apache, Jboss
    • Scripting languages - Bash, Perl, Python, PHP
    • Monitoring Tools – Zabbix or similar


    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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