Senior Infrastructure Engineer at BEIS, Remote/Newport, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote (Newport, UK)
  • May 08, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Senior Infrastructure Engineer – Inside IR35


Contract Term: 12 months     


Contracting Authority: BEIS - Intellectual Property Office


Location: Remote – occasional travel to Newport.


The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trademarks and copyright.  Our ambition is to be the best IP office, and we intend to achieve this by:

  • Delivering excellent IP services
  • Creating a world leading IP environment
  • Making the IPO a brilliant place to work


We operate and maintain a clear and accessible intellectual property system in the UK, which encourages innovation and helps the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas. We help people get the right type of protection for their creation or invention.


As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer your main responsibilities would be:

  • Maintaining an Operations strategy which ensures that the architecture and systems enable efficient delivery of an IT service.
  • Management, maintenance, and capacity planning on the IT infrastructure, ensuring the efficient and effective provision of IT Service, maximising system availability.
  • Ensuring the security and availability of data held within the IT systems, ensuring that data access is granted only to the appropriate individuals or groups, and that data for all services is demonstrably recoverable.
  • Ensuring that all service impacting events which occur on national IT systems are fully investigated, performing, and overseeing detailed analysis of events and incidents, identifying performance trends and their causes, and implementing mechanisms to improve service delivery to IT customers.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of Business Continuity Strategy and Policy, including disaster recovery plans.
  • Undertake research and development in all IT Operational areas and identify opportunities where deployment of new technologies can assist with delivering the operational or strategic aims.



  • Demonstratable experience of operating in an Infrastructure Engineering role or similar position.
  • Strong Azure knowledge and experience.
  • VMware experience.



  • Linux experience.