Lead Infrastructure Engineer (Windows, Azure, AWS)


London, England

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£55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Equity

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Matthew Pearce

Lead Infrastructure Engineer, Head Of Infrastructure, Microsoft, AWS, Azure, Cyber Security, London

My client are a ground breaking start-up company with ground-breaking technology that makes the internet a far safer place for work and play. They develop cybersecurity products that bring together our own electronic hardware, firmware and software to provide an unrivalled combination of security, usability and performance to ensure that risky web content is never processed on the user's endpoint device.

The role

We're seeking an experienced Lead infrastructure engineer to support the business in two areas: firstly, for the scale-up of their cloud service and, secondly, to head up the internal IT function.

We're looking for candidates who enjoy getting hands-on with technology, building new infrastructure and who take pride in delivering high-quality solutions. Since they are a rapidly growing start-up, there will be no shortage of interesting new projects to deliver. First and foremost we are looking for talented and versatile individuals who can work across a range of technologies to support the growing business.

Tired of dealing with bureaucracy? Spending too much time in spreadsheets? Want to get closer to the action? This role may be for you.

The Lead Infrastructure engineer job will entail:

  • leading the infrastructure design that will allow us to scale up our existing service to provide secure browsing to hundreds of thousands of users
  • deploying and maintaining Garrison ULTRA infrastructure across the globe
  • setting budgets and delivering against them

The Product will consist of a global deployment of hardware appliances plus supporting infrastructure (routers, switches, firewalls, AWS/Azure services, logging, monitoring etc).

For internal IT function, the The Lead Infrastructure Engineer job will entail:

  • leading our internal IT department
  • providing a performant and reliable IT service to our employees and partners
  • selecting appropriate technologies
  • meeting our security standards
  • responding to changing requirements as the business grows
  • building a team and mentoring employees
  • being "hands on" with the build, maintenance and support of the infrastructure

About you

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in IT infrastructure, including hands-on work and senior responsibilities
  • Experienced in building and maintaining infrastructure using the following technologies:
    • Cisco and Juniper switching
    • Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server
    • Azure AD
    • Office 365
    • Windows 10
    • VMWare
    • Veeam
    • AWS/Azure
  • Results oriented: you enjoy pushing projects through to completion and designing solutions that have a real impact
  • You enjoy building teams
  • You are great at prioritising and making decisions, and not afraid to say no
  • You are passionate about quality and take pride in your work

Lead Infrastructure Engineer, Head Of Infrastructure, Microsoft, AWS, Azure, Cyber Security, London

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