• Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Cambridge
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    £45,695 - £55,850 per annum plus benefits or £295.45 maximum daily charge rate (based on contractor working a maximum 220 days per annum)
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) seeks two Infrastructure Engineers to join us on a temporary full-time basis, initially for twelve months, based at our Cambridge Science Park office (free onsite parking and close to the guided bus and Cambridge North train station).


    As one of our Infrastructure Engineers, you will work with our Site Reliability Engineering team and colleagues across Technology to complete a migration of our VMWare estate to a new data centre.


    The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with over 50,000 members worldwide, we are a £65m-turnover not-for-profit organisation with over 550 staff operating around the world and an award-winning global knowledge business. For more than 175 years we have promoted, supported, and celebrated chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.


    We are looking for:  



    • Expert knowledge of VMWare
    • Experience in VMWare/data centre migrations
    • Able to perform detailed technical analysis and write technical and project documentation.
    • Expert end-to-end understanding of modern web and network architectures (DNS, HTTP, TCP, UDP, SSL
    • Enthusiastic, highly self-motivated and a proactive team player.
    • An excellent communicator who can explain technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues.


    • Experience with VMWare migration via Zerto
    • Experience with Layer 2 stretching
    • Ability to quickly learn and implement unfamiliar technologies. 

    This is a full-time (35-hour week) up to 12-month contract role (if applying internally, please confirm with your manager that it is suitable for you to apply on this basis). This role is based at the RSC’s Cambridge Science Park office, with free onsite parking and close to the guided bus and Cambridge North train station.   


    At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we offer a great work environment and excellent pro rata employee benefits.


    If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now.


    Download the full job description here


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