Infrastructure / Systems Engineer

Location: Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 3138

Position Title: Infrastructure Engineer

External Description:

SUMMARY: The Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for implementing and managing infrastructure for Worldwide, including servers, networks, and backup systems.  In addition, this position plays a key role in leading and participating in global IT projects.



  • Install and maintain all infrastructure equipment at Worldwide locations and data centres such as network equipment, servers, telecoms, phone systems, computer hardware and software in use at Worldwide.
  • Perform server and network administration on Windows and Linux servers, Active Directory (DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, OU structure), DFS, IIS, Apache, SQL, VMWare ESX, Citrix, firewalls, backups, LAN/WAN and firewall equipment.
  • To be jointly responsible for system software maintenance for Linux systems, and to install and maintain commercial application packages.
  • Establish and manage user, system, and administrator accounts on the network, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures for backup, archiving and data restoration.
  • Provide Tier 2 support for day-to-day management of infrastructure solutions, both internal and external (cloud), including firewalls, storage, servers, switches, network connectivity (WAN, LAN, Internet), SAN and backup.
  • Implement IT Infrastructure projects, keeping milestones on target and providing regular updates, communication and guidance to teams and upper management as appropriate.
  • To author in-house software for general and system admin purposes. To undertake the backup of systems as required.
  • Provide Tier 2 support for day-to-day management of infrastructure solutions, both internal and external (cloud), including firewalls, storage, servers, switches, network connectivity (WAN, LAN, Internet), SAN and backup.



  • Flexible, adaptable and able to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of Computer System Validation (21 CFR Part11, GxP)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task, and participate in a wide variety of global projects
  • Technical expertise in enterprise systems administration
  • Proficiency in all MS-Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point.
  • Self-starter with the passion for IT infrastructure with a high level of flexibility, commitment, and a sense of ownership



  • 5+ years of administration experience in a Windows Server and Windows desktop environment including Windows servers, Windows 10 and other enterprise systems such as Cisco, Aruba, FortiGate, VMware, Citrix, HPe, Veeam or similar backup technologies, LAN/WAN and/or IDS/IPS technologies. 3+ years’ experience acceptable with a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Engineering or Sciences.
  • 3+ years experience with various Linux systems (RedHat / Ubuntu) and technologies including Web services (Apache / Nginx / Tomcat)
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, VPN, SSL/TLS, NetBackup or similar technologies and firewalls and related technologies.
  • Strong troubleshooting capability for complex enterprise technical issues.
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure services such as Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, IIS, SMTP; experience in managing or the administration of Windows systems or knowledge of systems architecture.
  • Willingness to manage network and Data Center maintenance or emergencies during non-business hours, evenings and on the weekend.
  • ITIL familiarity or certification a plus.
  • MCSE, CCNA, RHEL or similar certifications a plus.
  • Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience. Personnel are evaluated on proven competency, level of responsibility, and ability to work independently.




Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Infrastructure / Systems Engineer

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

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