3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer

**3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer – Croydon – £40,000 – £50,000 + Benefits**

The 3rd Line Engineer will work as part of the Platform Operations Team, responsible for the running of the Group’s dedicated/single-tenant and shared/multi-tenant cloud platforms, and on-site customer infrastructure (servers and storage). Involving everything through from day to day support, through to design and implementation for new/existing customers and platform improvements.

Candidates are expected to be capable of working under their own initiative to solve complex issues under pressure. Experience of working in a managed service provider company, working in multi-cloud provider integrated environment, and having customer facing experience is beneficial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support of Cloud hosting environments (VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, SRM)
  • Support of Storage Area Network infrastructure (EqualLogic, Tegile, Nexenta, ZFS, VSAN etc)
  • Support of backup and DR services (Veeam, Ahsay, Zerto, etc)
  • Support of customer Virtual Machines to OS level
  • Support of customer firewalls and load balancers (Fortigate, Vyatta, Brocade, HA Proxy, etc)
  • Completion of project/professional services work (environment designs/builds/upgrades etc)
  • Development of Platform services and infrastructure


To ensure that Platform Systems and Services are supported and operated to highest possible standards in support of the company’s objectives in order to be “The route to the Cloud for the UK mid-market”


  • VMware vSphere v5/v6 virtualisation expert – high level of knowledge and experience in order to be able to design, build and support (VCP5-DCV/VCP6-DCV)
  • Server Operating Systems expert – high level of knowledge and experience in Linux servers, and with experience of Windows Server (eg RHCE, MCSE – qualification not essential)
  • Storage Area Networks – knowledge and experience of SAN infrastructures including iSCSI and Fibre Channel connectivity

Desirable skills:

  • Linux (Apache, MySQL, PSC)
  • Puppet/Chef
  • Scripting (Powershell/cli, bash)
  • Experience with Enterprise Management strongly desired
  • Nagios/ScienceLogic

**3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer – Croydon – £40,000 – £50,000 + Benefits**

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Job Reference: 3rdLINE


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Job Duration: 6 months

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