Vacancies

Inspire are constantly working on new infrastructure roles. A selection of some of our current roles can be found below.

Job Title: Solution Architect

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Bristol or Reading

Salary: £70k – £80k + Bonus and Car Allowance

 

Inspire are working with a leading outsourcer and are in the market for a number of Solution/Infrastructure Architects to join a rapidly growing consultancy practice. We are looking for experienced Architects that have proven capabilities delivering complex infrastructure Solutions.

Ideally you will have an element of pre-sales experience and have previously worked in a consultancy/
outsourcing role

Essential

Experience of presenting technical solutions up to board level
Knowledge of technologies, specific focus on:

  • Public cloud platforms including Office 365 applications
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Virtualisation
  • Active Directory services
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Environment coexistence and migration tools

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Job Title: Solution Architect

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Bristol or Reading

Salary: £70k – £80k + Bonus and Car Allowance

 

Inspire are working with a leading outsourcer and are in the market for a number of Solution/Infrastructure Architects to join a rapidly growing consultancy practice. We are looking for experienced Architects that have proven capabilities delivering complex infrastructure Solutions.

Ideally you will have an element of pre-sales experience and have previously worked in a consultancy/
outsourcing role

Essential

Experience of presenting technical solutions up to board level
Knowledge of technologies, specific focus on:

  • Public cloud platforms including Office 365 applications
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Virtualisation
  • Active Directory services
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Environment coexistence and migration tools

Job Title: Infrastructure Delivery Manager

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Knutsford

Rate: £360.00 per day – 3-6 months

 

Inspire are working with a global client and are in need of an Infrastructure Delivery Manager to work on a high-profile project.

IDM will be responsible for Full life cycle delivery of infrastructure projects, or of work stream within a major business change programme, operating in accordance with the mandated Project Management methodology and tools.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Delivery methods and disciplines (Waterfall, RUP, Agile)
  • Key Infrastructure design and components
  • The complete software development life cycle
  • Estimating techniques
  • Project planning tools (MS Project)
  • Financial control requirements and practices
  • Working knowledge of relevant technologies – Unix, Linux, Windows, WAS, Oracle, MQ, CD

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Job Title: ServiceNow Administrator

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Reading

Rate: £450.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and are looking for a ServiceNow Administrator working in Reading.

Experience required:

  • 2+ years of ServiceNow Administration
  • All round Operations and Service Delivery
  • Have validated experience of one or more of the following modules within ServiceNow, Incident, Problem, Change, CMS, Service Catalogue,
  • Self-Service, CMDB, Asset Management and SLAs.
  • Have a good understanding of the application development life cycle process, including requirement analysis, quality assurance, design, scheduling, implementation, issue tracking, version control and deployment

Desirable:

  • Hands on experience of full ServiceNow configuration experience with Java, NodeJS, Jelly Scripting, JQuery, JavaScript, XML, HTML 5

Job Title: McAfee Engineer – Application control/SolidCore

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Swindon

Rate: £500.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and are in need of a McAfee Engineer

Role will be to McAfee Application Control (aka SolidCore) baseline profile, to be deployed via ePO, to lock down the Windows 2003 server estate. The estate of Servers to be protected is around 1000 in size.

 

Experience

 

  • McAfee Application Control (aka SolidCore) to SME level
  • McAfee ePO experience
  • Windows 2003 Server experience
  • Team working approachUnderstand the Windows Whitelisting requirement to develop an AppControl baseline policy to protect Servers that are EoL
  • Deploy test profiles on Test Servers
  • Understand the impacts
  • Support the deployment
  • Design the ongoing support process

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Job Title: Security Support Engineers

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Derby

Rate: £319.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and urgently need a team of Security Support Engineers.

Candidates need to have a mix of the skills below to make up the team of 4 – 5 resources.
Day to day hands on configuration and operations support in response to service desk tickets.

We need build skills for the following technology and capability area.

 

  • McAfee & McAfee EPO Management
  • Cisco AMP Management
  • Cisco Firepower Support & Configuration (NGFW)
  • F5 Web Application Firewall (WAF) Management
  • IaaS AD Management
  • OMS WSUS Management
  • Linux Repo Patch Management
  • Bastion Farm Management
  • Load Balancer Configuration
  • VPN Support
  • Checkpoint Support & Configuration

Job Title: Senior Service Manager

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Manchester

Rate: £650.00 – £740.00 per day

 

The Service Manager should be experienced in managing complex deliveries across multiple suppliers:

  • To provide Knowledge Transfer and SME expertise to support the growth of the team. Support the delivery of a world class integrated operations function through the management of the relevant service(s). This will include oversight of Infrastructure Operations, Application Operations, Service Change/Release & Transition Management, End to End Service Management, Service Design and the Command Centre for the service(s).
  • KPI’s tracked and monitored on a monthly basis
  • A continuous improvement plan
  • Service Reviews


Key Skills required:

  • Ideally an SME in Service Management
  • Understanding of SIAM and Multi vendor organisations
  • Strong Stakeholder Management Skills
  • Good knowledge of the IT Lifecycle
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment (Devops)

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Job Title: SAS Developer/Architect – IFRS9

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: London

Rate: £650.00 per day – 6 months

 

Inspire are working with a market leading client and require a SAS Developer/Architect with IFRS9 experience. You will have a strong Financial Services background and would have worked on large scale SAS end to end implementation

 

Requirements:

 

  • End to end SAS Implementation experience
  • IFRS9 experience preferable but not essential
  • Financial Services experience

Job Title: Network Architect – SC cleared

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Woking

Rate: £500.00 – £550.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and need a SC Cleared Network Architect to work on a SC project. Due to the urgent nature of the project it is imperative you hold current SC Clearance.

 

  • 5+ Years Network Architecture experience.
  • Cisco certifications.
  • Experience of working on enterprise level environments.
  • Immediate availability.
  • Current and valid SC level Security Clearance.

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Job Title: Senior Service Manager

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Manchester

Rate: £650.00 – £740.00 per day

 

The Service Manager should be experienced in managing complex deliveries across multiple suppliers:

  • To provide Knowledge Transfer and SME expertise to support the growth of the team. Support the delivery of a world class integrated operations function through the management of the relevant service(s). This will include oversight of Infrastructure Operations, Application Operations, Service Change/Release & Transition Management, End to End Service Management, Service Design and the Command Centre for the service(s).
  • KPI’s tracked and monitored on a monthly basis
  • A continuous improvement plan
  • Service Reviews


Key Skills required:

  • Ideally an SME in Service Management
  • Understanding of SIAM and Multi vendor organisations
  • Strong Stakeholder Management Skills
  • Good knowledge of the IT Lifecycle
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment (Devops)

Job Title: Network Design Engineer

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Remote working

Rate: £370.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and need a Network Design Engineer. This project will be 90% remote with occasional client visits (Staines). You will have a mix of design and engineering skills and ideally have exposure to Fortinet, F5 and Cisco technologies

 

Role profile

  • Design technical solutions covering product selection for the key components of the network technology stack, including network hardware/software, load balancers, firewalls, proxies and sizing.
    • Review of client network infrastructures and propose options for improvements.
    • Ability to work to deadlines and drive complex network incidents and issues to conclusion
    • Taking information from customer and or project specifications and turning those into completed design definition and leading the implementation of those changes for the project.

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Job Title: Test Engineer – SC cleared

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Andover

Rate: £350.00 – £375.00 per day

 

Inspire are working with a global client and are in need of a SC Cleared Test Engineer with experience of Agile/DevOps environments. Due to the urgent nature of the role you will need to hold current and valid SC level Security Clearance

 

Technical skills required

 

  • HP QTP/ UFT and Selenium/Java/F# Canopy/Specflow

 

  • Proven experience in using other tools e.g. Selenium, TestNG, ANT, Eclipse, WinSCP, Beyond Compare, Putty.
  • Experience in performance testing using HP Loadrunner.

Job Title: Senior Service Manager

Type: Contract

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Manchester

Rate: £650.00 – £740.00 per day

 

The Service Manager should be experienced in managing complex deliveries across multiple suppliers:

  • To provide Knowledge Transfer and SME expertise to support the growth of the team. Support the delivery of a world class integrated operations function through the management of the relevant service(s). This will include oversight of Infrastructure Operations, Application Operations, Service Change/Release & Transition Management, End to End Service Management, Service Design and the Command Centre for the service(s).
  • KPI’s tracked and monitored on a monthly basis
  • A continuous improvement plan
  • Service Reviews


Key Skills required:

  • Ideally an SME in Service Management
  • Understanding of SIAM and Multi vendor organisations
  • Strong Stakeholder Management Skills
  • Good knowledge of the IT Lifecycle
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment (Devops)

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Job Title: Technical Architect

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Bristol, Bracknell, Birmingham or London

Rate: £65k – £70K + Bonus and car allowance

 

The Technical Architect role is key to the successful delivery of transformation programmes providing technical subject matter expertise to customers and colleagues. The role holder will be expected to participate as a workstream lead in large, complex delivery programmes, and also as sole technical lead on small to medium sized engagements where specific subject matter expertise is required.

Essential

  • At least 5 years experience of working in a professional services technology role
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of designing and implementing a broad range of technologies with specific focus on the Microsoft stack including:
    • Active Directory
    • Azure
    • Office 365
    • Federation and cloud identity
    • Server virtualisation
    • Windows Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016
    • Experience of migrating on premises environments into the cloud
      • Experience of presenting technical solutions to both technology focused and non-technology focused personnel
      • Understanding of core platform technologies including networking and network security infrastructure and storage area networking

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Bristol or Birmingham

Rate: £50k – £70K + car allowance

 

Due to business growth, our client is seeking experience Project Managers in two of their office locations.

>Experience within a Consultancy/Outsourcer/Solutions Provider

>Used to working in a leadership capacity across customer engagements

>Budget control

>Team Management

>Methodology governed and experienced

>The ability to interact and engage with all levels up to COX level

>Superb Communication skills

>Experience in a bid and Pre-Sales activities

>Windows 10 Deployment, Azure project experience

>Potentially Portfolio mgmt. or Programme Mgmt experience

>Infrastructure projects

>Knowledge of Managed Services and transitions

>PRINCE2 practitioner qualified – ok if its lapsed.

>MSP useful

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Job Title: Lead Technical Services Management

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham

Rate: £65k – £70K + car allowance

 

The Technical Services Management Lead will provide a high level technical management function for Data Centre Services and its customers. The Lead position will lead the technical service management team in UK and the Offshore support centre in Vietnam. The Duties of the technical services team will be dispersed across operational reactive and proactive technical services providing Operational IT management across platforms, technologies and services delivered.

 

Main Duties of the Job:

  • Day to Day BAU management of the TSM Function and its team members.
  • Day to day BAU remote management of the Offshore Support Centre Managers and staff including workload of 35 + personnel
  • Provide guidance and support to Technical Service
  • Provide guidance and support to Offshore Support. Regular quarterly visits (minimum) to Vietnam will be required
  • Ensuring Technical Service Managers deliver business as usual technical operations and technical service management for all Data Centre Customers.
  • Ensure the TSM Function provide a supporting service to the customer account and service management team through a pro-active alignment into Data Centre Services enabling focused single points of contact to important customer accounts
  • Ensure the TSM Function deliver and proactively manage IT service continuity (DR and BC) solutions for Data Centre Customers.
  • Ensure the TSM function actively monitor track and record a customer technical risk log across all Customer IT solutions in order to recommend Service improvements and drive forward the best solution and service for the customer.
  • Act as an Escalation point for all Technical Service Managers where required.

Job Title: Head of Architecture – Cloud Services

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham or London

Rate: £90k + car allowance + bonus

 

The Head of Architecture Cloud Services will provide leadership, drive and focus in the delivery, evolution and development of Cloud platform & public services.

The duties of the team will include ensuring Platform availability, supportability, accreditation, evolution, CSIP & Service development.

Essential requirements:

Ability to provide leadership, guidance and management of technical teams.

Excellent all round IT Infrastructure and Operations knowledge including Dev Ops which is a key    area of growth and investment

Excellent all round understanding of multiple technologies and the elements of an End to End service ( workstation, application, network, virtualization, storage)

Senior level IT Management and leadership experience within a Data Centre environment

Ability to inspire, lead and provide guidance to technical engineers and teams in best practice in IT operational Environments.

Excellent communications skills, both oral and written

Ability to disseminate the right level of technical or solution information intended for the correct audience

Excellent documentation skills across Technical, process and customer facing documentation

Strong customer facing experience

Confident character with the ability to deal effectively from Senior level management, down to junior Technical Engineer level

Commitment to exceed customers’ expectations

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Job Title: Lead Cloud Solutions Architect

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham or London

Rate: £70k – £85k + car allowance + bonus

 

The Lead Cloud Solutions Architect will provide highly skilled cloud solution governance, broad subject matter expertise on Hybrid, Multi-cloud and associated technologies, and help drive cloud-specific solutions, services, methodologies, tools and accelerators throughout the organisation. As a passionate cloud evangelist working as a member of the Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE), the Lead Cloud Solutions Architect will collaborate with internal teams, drive innovation and inspire customers to transform their IT landscapes and help accelerate their journey to the cloud. Focused on creating, developing, and promoting proven practices and ideas that will help streamline processes and improve the quality of both internal team and customer experiences.

 

  • At least 10 years’ experience of working in a professional services technology role
    • Significant experience of architecting and implementing cloud solutions
    • Expert knowledge of Azure cloud platform features and capabilities including:
    o Azure networking & automation
    o ASR and Azure Backup
    o Azure AD and Domain Services
    o COSMOS DB
    o StorSimple
    o MFA
    o Azure Portal and ARM
  • Expert knowledge of Amazon Web Services cloud platform features and capabilities including:
    o S3, EC2, EMR, Glue, Kinesis, SWF, SQS/SNS etc.
    o AWS Lambda
    o Redshift, RDS, RDBMS
    o AWS Security, IAM, Groups etc,
    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft cloud identity and access management

Job Title: Security Solutions Architect

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham or London

Rate: £75k + car allowance + bonus

 

The Security Solutions Architect will help clients design and deploy new generation security solutions.  The Security SA will practice a consultative approach, helping clients understand their current security posture, risks and threat vectors.  Subsequently they will work with the client and technical teams to help develop mitigation strategies and solutions to address the evolving Cyber Threat landscape.  They will also have an appreciation of industry and regulatory legislation against which clients have to protect their networks and information.

The Security SA will have an appreciation of interdependent technologies such as LAN, WAN, WLAN, Data Centre Load Balancing and preferably have some experience in Routing/Switching disciplines.

The Security SA will have a detailed understanding of the following aspects of network security:

  • NGFW / IPS/ IDS / Endpoint Protection
  • Hybrid Security Solutions (i.e. Cloud & On Premise)
  • Advanced Malware Protection / Sandboxing technologies
  • New Generation Threat mitigation techniques and technologies (i.e. Ransomware / DDOS)
  • VPN & Authentication Technologies
  • SIEM & Incident Management techniques / Software
  • Optimisation and Analysis Software (i.e. Tufin/Skybox)
  • Vulnerability Management (SW/HW)

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Job Title: Head of Technical Support – Data Centre Services

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham or London

Rate: £75k – £85k + car allowance + bonus

 

The Head of Technical Support – Data Centre Services will provide management and leadership across Data Centre Services technical support teams, leading the delivery of first class Data Centre Services support.

 

Essential requirements

Senior level IT Management and leadership experience within a Data Centre environment

Ability to inspire, lead and provide guidance to technical teams/managers in best practice IT operations.

Excellent communications skills, both oral and written

Ability to disseminate the right level of technical or solution information intended for the correct audience

Excellent documentation skills across Technical, process and customer facing documentation

Strong customer facing experience

Confident character with the ability to deal effectively at all levels i.e. Management / SME / Engineers etc.

Commitment to exceed business & customers’ expectations

ITIL knowledge/ accreditation specializing around operational technical delivery

Job Title: Solutions Architect Manager

Type: Perm

Industry: IT Outsourcer

Location: Birmingham or London

Rate: £75k – £80k + car allowance + bonus

The Solution Architect Manager will provide leadership drive and focus in the delivery, evolution, development and CSI of the design function.

The position will lead the Solutions and Enterprise functions within Data Centre Services delivering Designs and architecture that is fit for purpose and supportable within the operations team.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Ability to take business requirements and develop target architectures and roadmaps from         baseline architectures.

Expert understanding Technology Architecture and Design methodologies.

Excellent all-round understanding of multiple technologies and the elements of an End to End service, Cloud, desktop, virtualization, Database, Mainstream Applications, Big data etc.

Excellent Communication skills both Oral and Written.

Experience of working in a TOGAF Architectural Practice / TOGAF Certified

Ability to create architectural practice based on TOGAF methodology.

Excellent Documentation Skills and presentation skills

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