IT Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Culham Science Centre

Direct Entry Job Permanent Culham, UK

Uploaded 26 May 2022

Job Description

We're seeking an enthusiastic and analytical IT Infrastructure Operations Engineer​ to join our talented IT Team. If you enjoy problem solving and are looking for a role where there is plenty of variety, then we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification



  • A demonstrable and tenacious record of efficiently resolving problems, thinking laterally and creatively and drawing on internal and external resources as identified
  • Experience with networking equipment
  • Windows Server administration. Virtual server administration
  • Networking experience
  • L2/L3 switching – predominantly; VLANs, QoS and routing protocols
  • Wireless networking
  • SNMP monitoring
  • Experience working with Next-gen Firewalls and maintaining security best practices
  • Knowledge of setting up and maintaining VPNs
  • VoIP technology
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing faults, and implementing a fix
  • Providing technical input into projects or being the technical lead
  • Backup administration and monitoring


  • CCNA (or another vendor equivalent) level knowledge
  • Security incident handling
  • Liaising with vendors or 3rd parties
  • Effective documentation writing
  • Providing support to end users
  • End user security and working with confidential information
  • MS SharePoint administration/configuration
  • Microsoft365 administration
  • McAfee EPO administration/configuration
  • McAfee Web Gateway Proxy
  • Evidence of good networking skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with service delivery partners outside the company
  • Experience of supporting IT Systems in a service-oriented scientific research environment including a record of leading and delivering results by encouraging a team-based approach, working effectively as a leader, and a mentor