Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer. Working within the Infrastructure team, this role is key to ensuring the continuity of the IT systems across the business and delivering a number of strategic IT projects. This role is a great fit for someone who is a motivated, well-organised and experienced technical expert. The successful candidate should possess proven competency in multiple areas of IT infrastructure, including HPE servers, storage and networking kit, VMware, Microsoft Server, AD, Exchange, Citrix, Endpoint Protection, MPLS.


Magellan Aerospace, Bournemouth offers excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, health and pension benefits packages. Starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Essential Responsibilities

Implementation, maintenance, optimisation and support of the organisation’s following hardware and software core elements:

  • Servers – physical and virtual
  • Storage technology
  • Networking equipment – wired and wireless
  • LAN and WAN – including MPLS
  • VMware
  • Server and client operating systems
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange
  • Citrix
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Providing 3rd level support and mentoring the less experienced members of the team
  • Alignment with IT Policy and Corporate shared IT services
  • Ensuring documentation of IT systems is kept up to date when changes occur
  • Alignment with third-party vendors and their applicable software and hardware
  • Occasional travel may be required within the UK and to the Poland and India divisions

Position Requirements
Academic: Relevant higher education or degree is desirable.

Professional Accreditations:

  • Recognised technical accreditations are desirable but not essential.


  • Minimum 5 years relevant IT hands-on experience.
  • Experience of and a strong understanding of IT security / cybersecurity, and ensuring all systems are regularly patched
  • Experience of IT in manufacturing environments highly desirable.
  • Experience of multi-site organisation and corporate parent highly desirable.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Broad range of software design and programming skills.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in non-technical terms.
  • Ability to work both unsupervised and as an active member of a collaborative team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex, technical, multi-site problems
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • A strong understanding of cybersecurity issues.

Other Skills/ Abilities/ Personal Attributes:


  • Numerate and financially aware.


  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
  • Keen to learn new skills and be aware of latest technologies and trends.
  • Open to new ideas.

Personal Attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Flexibility – willingness to travel and work flexible hours when required by demands of 24/7 organisation

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

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