Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy …
As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will be an integral part of our IS team, reporting directly to the Services and Solution Manager. Your primary focus will be to support the implementation of storage, virtualization, and backup initiatives within the UK and Asia regions.
**Support Infrastructure Projects:**
- Collaborate as a key member of project teams to successfully deliver assigned projects.
- Take ownership of preparing essential technical documentation.
- Assist in crafting compelling presentations for project proposals and feasibilities, keeping the PMO and IS Management updated on project status.
- Keep yourself up-to-date with emerging technologies, making recommendations to enhance system capabilities, streamline troubleshooting, and reduce manual tasks.
**Build Storage and VMWare Infrastructure:**
- Share your expertise as a subject matter expert in virtualization, storage, and backups.
- Perform system deployment, configuration, installation, and equipment support according to client proposal specifications.
- Diagnose and troubleshoot operating system-related issues.
- Ensure strict compliance with security regulations and standards during infrastructure builds.
- Provide valuable input and implement resource recommendations for maintaining and expanding service levels.
**Support and Administration:**
- Serve as a primary point of contact, offering L2 and L3 support for VMWare and Storage.
- Coach, train, and provide support to less experienced members of our IT team.
- Take charge of monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolving issues within the VMWare and Storage environment.
- Manage VMWare and Storage at an enterprise level, drawing from your extensive experience.
- Use your problem-solving skills to diagnose complex network, server, and middleware issues, and recommend improvements to prevent recurrence.
- Monitor performance and generate reports.
- Conduct log checks and provide reporting.
- Develop scripts to automate daily administrative tasks and create customized scripts for incident and problem resolution.
What we will give you?
Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday (4.5 day working week)
25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
Annual bonus & Share scheme options
Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)
Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities
Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes including: cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships and more!
Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes
STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs
Safran was ranked globally as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.
Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues
What do you need from me?
- You bring valuable experience in cross-functional project and program management.
- Your attention to detail and commitment to rigor are exceptional.
- Your interpersonal and communication skills empower you to influence and challenge peers and leadership effectively.
- Your resilience shines as you navigate ambiguity and complexity.
- Your knack for problem-solving is unparalleled.
- You possess expertise in scripting tools for automation of operational functions.
- You have in-depth technical knowledge of VMWare, NetApp, backup technologies, and various operating systems.
- Your technical writing skills, specifically related to IS projects, are impressive.
- You excel in teamwork and can concurrently manage a diverse array of tasks.
- Your ability to collect and translate business requirements is a valuable asset.
- You exhibit flexibility and adaptability to changing corporate priorities.
- Your time management skills are exemplary.
- An ITIL Foundations certification or a similar credential would be a plus.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office product suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
- Knowledge of the aerospace business is advantageous.
- Experience in applying structured transformation, change, and project management methodologies in fast-changing situations is highly valued.
Join our team as an Infrastructure Engineer, and be part of our dynamic environment where your expertise will play a crucial role in shaping our infrastructure initiatives.
What's my next step?
Please apply by uploading a CV, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call
Diversity & Inclusion
We want Safran Landing Systems to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.
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