Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Closing date for applications: 17th January 2020
The Senior Infrastructure Specialist will be part of a small dedicated team that cover a wide range of infrastructure areas supporting and building both on-premise Infrastructure as well as Cloud infrastructure solutions.
The position is located in Copenhagen, but close work with UK colleagues will be expected of this position.
- Ensure that new and existing infrastructure solutions adhere to our wider strategies for Enterprise Architecture, Data, Security and Automation
- Create, implement and manage fit-for-purpose solution designs using the appropriate technologies and platforms, including Cloud technologies in preference to on-premise solutions
- Develop and drive our cloud adoption plans, including design and policies to ensure high standards and quality
- Install new and rebuild existing servers, configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards, including project and operational requirements
- Build and manage infrastructure orchestration and automation
- Exercises high level of discretion and judgment in dealing with access to highly sensitive information and perform tasks requiring a high degree of precision
- Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions including maintenance of security systems
- Represent the infrastructure team in technical, security and business projects, with responsibility for delivering solutions to agreed quality and security standards, with appropriate communication and effective updates to stakeholders and internal customers
- Act on system findings to ensure integrity and availability of all systems, including verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
- Work in partnership with in-sourced and outsourced IT service providers
- Act as a representative and subject matter expert in infrastructure related activities
The Ideal Candidate
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
- Certification in Microsoft server and VMware operating systems or equivalent
- Certification in networking or equivalent
- Background in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent
- Subject matter expert in Backend Infrastructure: Servers, Storage, Virtual Infrastructure, Networking, Firewalls, Microsoft AD, DNS, Access control and security, VMware computing or similar hosting platforms
- Certified or very experienced in Microsoft Azure, cloud technologies usage and deployment
- Experience with producing solution diagrams and outlines
- Experience working with ITIL or similar processes in a regulated environment
- Extensive IT Security experience
- Extensive knowledge of cloud platforms and services
- Ability to think strategically, develop plans, and coordinate execution
- Knowledge and experience of a broad range of technologies
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills are required with emphasis on achieving results and successful outcomes
- Ability to deliver results in a team-oriented environment, where what we do is important, but also how we do it
About the Company
Bupa’s purpose is longer, healthier, happier lives.
As a leading global health and care company, we offer health insurance, medical subscription and other health and care funding products; we run care homes, retirement and care villages, primary care, diagnostic and wellness centres, hospitals and dental clinics. We also provide workplace health services, home healthcare, health assessments and long-term condition management services. We have 32M customers globally. With no shareholders, we invest our profits to provide more and better healthcare and fulfil our purpose. We employ 79,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, and the USA.
We have grown significantly, particularly through 2013 to 2015, when we accelerated execution of our strategic vision. We are similar in revenue and profit to Marks & Spencer, and larger than Heinz in revenue. Because Bupa does not have shareholders it does not have a listing, but if it did it would be in the FTSE 100. Bupa is not a mutual or a charity but a company limited by guarantee that seeks to maximise its profits in order to fulfil its purpose. With customers in virtually every country in the world and 70% of its revenues now generated outside the UK, Bupa is a truly international organisation.
Bupa's Strategic Framework
Our strategy has three pillars: Customers, People, Performance. It puts our customers front and centre in the context of today’s digital age. As a service organisation, everything we do for our customers relies on our people and partners, so being a place where people love to work is critical to our success. This, combined with disciplined risk and capital management, is how we will deliver strong and sustainable performance.
We are looking for individuals who share in our values and this strategy, and are capable of delivering outstanding results for the business.
Bupa Global provides products and services worldwide to people who want access to premium health and care at home or as they study, live, travel or work abroad. We provide international health insurance, travel insurance and medical assistance to individuals, small businesses and global corporate customers all around the world.
Bupa Global has over 2,000 employees and has offices in London and Brighton (UK), Dublin (Ireland), Miami (USA), Copenhagen (Denmark), Hong Kong (Greater China), and Dubai (UAE), as well as in Egypt, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Panama, Guatemala and Ecuador. Bupa Global is currently organised around five regional hubs: Bupa Global Africa, India & Middle East; Bupa Global Greater China; Bupa Global Latin America; Bupa Global North America and Bupa Global Europe.
Timescales for reviewing applications will differ between regions, but you will always receive a response to your application. The recruitment process itself will vary per role and region, but you will be updated along the way via phone and email (so please look out for these!). To view what stage of the process your application is currently at, you can also log in and view your dashboard.
If you are invited to an interview, a member of the resourcing team will be able to advise you on what to expect. This will vary in region, but will likely include an initial phone or digital interview, followed by one or more of the following depending on the role: Core capability interview; Technical/function specific interview; Online profiling assessment; Presentation, written task, role play; Assessment centre.
If your application is successful and you’re invited to join the team, the resourcing team will guide you through your on boarding journey.
Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made or facilities provided to enable you to attend an interview, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to the interview at email@example.com, so we can make adjustments accordingly.