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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Requisition ID: R10077185

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Senior Infrastructure Engineers are critical to the success of our market leading and agile delivery teams across Northrop Grumman.

Collaborating with Architects, Software Developers and Testers we deliver complex systems to exacting standards. We deliver mission value by transforming our customers systems, improving reliability, reducing costs and enabling organisational agility by utilising Infrastructure as Code and DevSecOps techniques.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognised through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively across our team to design, build and maintain mission critical systems
  • Administering systems based on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Maintain and troubleshootIP networking systems
  • Automating system deployment, operation and maintenance using Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management tooling
  • Committed to continuously expanding your own skills, maintaining and enhancing relevant certifications

Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science based subject, equivalent qualification or equivalent relevant experience;
  • Experience of administration of Linux and Windows Operating Systems within large corporate environments;
  • Experience of troubleshooting IPv4 Networking, including Subnetting & Routing;
  • Experience of automating tasks using Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, Puppet or Python;
  • Experience of administering Virtualised or Containerised systems in VMWare or Docker;

Your Future Team:

“As Senior Infrastructure Engineer I access leading edge technologies while supporting junior members to advance their careers. You’re continually learning and NG support me to broaden my skills and keep up to date.”

Ashley, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, National Security Solutions @ Northrop Grumman UK

Our focused and flexible Infrastructure Team consists of industry leading practitioners in engineering and systems administration across all specialisms and experience, working with multiple customer sets and system classifications, on both public cloud and on premise.

We work collaboratively to deliver innovative solutions to extremely complex problems, providing our team a broad range of experiences from which to develop new skills and learning across the latest Infrastructure as Code and DevSecOps toolsets.

Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

I’d like to find out more – email talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.