Infrastructure/ Data Centre Engineer – Banking

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Infrastructure/Data Centre Engineer – 3 months contract (renewable) – Banking – 350£/d inside IR35 – Hybrid – Wakefield

Our client’s EMEA division is seeking a skilled and motivated Infrastructure/Data Centre Engineer. In this role, you will be an essential part of our global bank’s test lab environment, providing crucial support. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will ensure the smooth operation of our testing infrastructure while contributing to the development of cutting-edge financial solutions.

Please note that this position offers a hybrid working arrangement, requiring candidates to be physically present at the Wakefield site a minimum of three times per week.


  • Configure, set up, and maintain hardware, software, and networking components within the test lab environment, ensuring systems are up-to-date, properly configured, and available for testing.
  • Swiftly diagnose and resolve hardware and software issues to minimize downtime. Collaborate with vendors for necessary repairs and replacements, ensuring minimal disruption to testing activities.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining network connectivity within the lab setup. Troubleshoot network-related challenges and optimize network performance for seamless testing operations.
  • Provide support to software developers, quality assurance teams, and other stakeholders during test setup, execution, and analysis phases.
  • Adhere to security protocols and best practices to uphold data security and compliance with industry standards and internal policies.
  • Identify opportunities to optimize processes, enhance tools, and upgrade systems to improve the overall efficiency of the test lab environment.
  • Offer timely technical support to team members for lab-related inquiries, troubleshooting, and issues.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. Additional certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, CCNA are advantageous.
  • Proven experience in managing and supporting lab environments, preferably within the financial or banking sector.
  • Solid understanding of hardware, software, and networking components.
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies like VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud platforms.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Capacity to work independently and thrive in a team-oriented environment.

Infrastructure/Data Centre Engineer – 3 months contract (renewable) – Banking – 350£/d inside IR35 – Hybrid – Wakefield

At a glance

  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: Software Engineering & Quantitative Development
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Published: September 13, 2023