Infrastructure engineer

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£37.772 - £46.999
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
04 Jul 2021
Ref
REC/21/00327
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Royal Greenwich is proud to be a borough synonymous with first class modern services. A world heritage site, our communities are vibrant and diverse, and we pride ourselves on being a well-managed and well-run authority. 

We have also recently published our first digital strategy. To make that strategy into a reality, we need to hire a new digital, data and technology team to join our existing skill set. 

The infrastructure team will be pivotal to our ambitions to move to the cloud, use new platforms to help our staff and residents more easily use services, and strengthen our approach to security and resilience. As infrastructure engineer, you’ll be taking a key role in this new world. 

You’ll be building, testing and monitoring our networks, our on-prem and cloud infrastructure. You’ll solve complex problems and figure out how to make our platforms better and easier to use. You may be undertaking database administration, and you’ll definitely be making sure we have the best possible user experience by keeping services highly available and resilient. You’ll be configuring, document and support our services.  

You’ll be passionate about technology and offering a great user experience. You will take pride in providing highly available stable services to allow users to perform their role uninterrupted. You will stay up to date with emerging technologies within public cloud and infrastructure. You will help to evaluate new technologies and support delivery, adoption and ongoing operational support. 

You will be motivated and confident, with the ability to present your ideas or training in person to a variety of audiences. You should be a completer/finisher who wants to see multiple tasks through to the end. You’ll be happy to do some on-call work out of hours, for which you’ll be paid. You may have a specialism within infrastructure, which is fine and we welcome that. We’re looking for people who have established a career in infrastructure and are looking to take the next step.  

During the current Covid-19 response you will be working mainly at home; when the pandemic has abated you’ll be working a mixture of home-based and office-based, with some work at remote locations to install equipment and provide infrastructure support. 

This is a great role in a vibrant and growing team; we’re looking for people who have some experience in infrastructure engineering or similar role. In return, we offer a range of benefits which include: 

Annual Season Ticket Loan 

Childcare Voucher Scheme 

Learning and development opportunities to maximise your potential, including excellent apprenticeship opportunities at all levels  

Reduced rate Gym Membership 

Eyecare Vouchers 

Cycle to Work scheme 

Long Service Awards 

Generous Annual Leave entitlement and 

Excellent Pension Scheme 

GreenwichCard which entitles you to discounts at local businesses 

Employee Assistance Scheme including external counselling service 

A range of flexible working arrangements   

Staff networks  

Benefits of working for us 

With offices based in the heart of Woolwich, Royal Greenwich is a great place to live and work.   

Benefiting from excellent transport links ranging from buses and tubes to trains and ferries, along with the developing Crossrail expansions, Royal Greenwich is one of the easiest boroughs to get to and navigate your way around. It takes 21 minutes to get into central London and 10 minutes from The O2. 

The Royal Greenwich Values are:  

Improving residents lives and opportunities 

Demonstrating respect and fairness 

Taking ownership 

Doing things better 

Working together across the Council 

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles, we would love to hear from you. 

To apply, please follow the "Apply for this job" link. 

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles, we would love to hear from you. 

To apply, please click the Apply button below and complete an application form - you will be prompted to upload a CV and covering letter.  Please ensure that these clearly show how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification document.

If shortlisted, the selection process will require you to further detail and demonstrate how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the person specification.  

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Sukhvinder Bansil;    Sukhvinder.Bansil@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     0208 921 5725  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

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