Infrastructure Engineer


Posted: 12/12/2016

  • Salary: GBP 40000 per year - GBP 50000 per year
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Reference: SM1810ISE2

McGregor Boyall are working with a Software Company who design financial applications to recruit an Infrastructure Engineer to join their team in Edinburgh. This role is technical in nature and focuses on delivering a robust, reliable and risk-managed service for internal and external users in a cost effective manner.

The role is responsible for servers and storage area network hardware; VMWare ESX server estate; Active Directory domains; email systems including Exchange; backup systems; antivirus; internal applications including Finance and HR systems; office systems including printers and faxes.

There are 5 key areas of the position: Availability, Performance, Information Security, Business Continuity and Training of junior members of the team. You will be responsible for massively complex, hyper-interconnected financial platforms representing nearly £100BN. You will need experience of automation, scripting, batch, PowerShell, web platforms or cloud infrastructure.


  • Degree qualified 1st Class honours or equivalent in Engineering or Information Systems
  • MCSE 2003/2008 or equivalent industry experience and Exchange 2003 skills essential.
  • Multi-tiered website experience desirable
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of latest server and storage technologies
  • Successfully implemented Infrastructure projects
  • Independent and delivery-focused working style
  • Superior problem solving capabilities
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Excellent team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.