Shared Infrastructure Common Console Engineer

Infrastructure Engineer - VMWare

Would you like to play a key role in undertaking a defined range of Shared Infrastructure related, Systems engineering activities? We currently have a vacancy for an Infrastructure Engineer - VMWare at our site in New Malden.

Our combat systems form the 'brains' of complex warships, which crew members depend on to operate effectively in the world's most difficult and dangerous environments. The integration of these complex platforms, their systems and subsequent support of vessels in service require people with unique expertise

Therefore, as an Infrastructure Engineer - VMWare you will be required to carry out complex technical analyses and investigations involving hands-on development and integration tasks. You will also be able to demonstrate significant experience using VMware, along with a strong systems engineering background, which is essential for this role.

As well as a strong technical understanding, you must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to manage stakeholders inside and outside of BAE Systems as you will be the main point of contact with Customers and Suppliers to resolve complex problems.

In return, this role will provide you with the opportunity to work alongside key stakeholders and project teams while working with cutting edge technology in a military environment.

Your main responsibilities as an Infrastructure Engineer - VMWare will involve:

Carrying out complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.

Carrying out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.

Preparing specifications, developing designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.

Acting as the main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on specific engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives.

Participating fully in capturing requirements, designing, implementing and testing software for the Shared Infrastructure system with particular focus on the Common Console aspects.

Supporting the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids.

Your skills and qualifications:


Ability to operate in a large, complex multi-project environment

We require a systems engineer, with significant experience using VMware, along with a strong systems engineering background. You'll have experience with many of the following:

  • VMWare Views experience (ideally views 6 but earlier ok)
  • vGPU technology
  • VNC
  • RDP
  • RemoteApp experience
  • PCoIP
  • Powershell scripting and automation

What we're looking for in you:

You must have the ability to articulate the technical knowledge across the business, take a complex message and break it down to different audiences. You will possess excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work effectively on own or as part of a team.

Location: New Malden

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and local and national employee discounts.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Maritime

We employ a diverse range of people with the unique expertise to design, integrate and support platforms and systems; all focussed on understanding our customers' evolving needs, meeting their expectations and delivering on commitments made to them, wherever they are in the world.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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02/10/2019 12:53:00
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