Lead Windows Scripting Engineer

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£50 - £50 Hourly
A leading Defence Contractor requires a number of Windows Scripting Engineers to support a number of MoD projects on an initial 6 month contract basis.

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material. Therefore we can only consider British Nationals for this role and cannot consider those who hold a Dual Nationality. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

This role with pay £50.00 per hour Ltd / £38.04 per hour PAYE / Umbrella

Role Description:

We require Windows Scripting Engineers to support various MOD projects at Christchurch. The role will involve developing scripts to automate the installation and configuration of a wide range of applications and infrastructure components e.g. Exchange, Veeam, VMware.

Powershell is the script language of choice as the development is mostly for a Windows environment, but other scripting languages are used.


- Developing zero touch scripts that integrate with bespoke and COTS orchestrations e.g. Ansible.

- Code production should follow industry standard best practices as well as internal policies and procedures.

- Integration and test of scripted deployments in a virtual environment and then a physical environment.

- Collaboration with other members of the agile team; sharing knowledge and peer reviewing others work.

- Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership.

- Producing clear and concise technical documentation.

- Using the Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo) to record, document and test work.

- Using Version Control mechanisms such as GIT and BitBucket to submit development code.

- Occasional visits to customer sites to support deployment.

Essential Skills:

- Powershell or C#.Net experience. Powershell experience would ideally include advanced coding features e.g. Workflows, Desired State Configuration and Bare Metal Deployment.

- Windows Server 2012 R2

- Windows 10 or Windows 7 Operating Systems

- Active Directory

- VMware virtualisation

- Undertaking changes in a configuration controlled environment

- Technical documentation production

Desirable Skills:

- Python, batch scripting or VBScript

- Atlassian toolset

- Working in an Agile development environment.

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Reference: 210188315

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