Early Careers Infrastructure Engineer - BT Global

Job Req ID:  7199
Posting Date:  19-Jan-2023
Function:  Infrastructure

Deansgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

Salary:  £36,500 plus benefits

Infrastructure Engineer - Security

Salary: £36,500 plus benefits

Location: Manchester

Starting in September 2023


Begin your Infrastructure Engineering career with BT Global . You may already have some work experience, graduated or due to graduate in 2023 and be keen to develop your skills in an infrastructure engineering role.


Security isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of BT, but when it comes to keeping everyone safely connected, We Are The Protectors. We deal with thousands of cyber-attacks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses.   We deliver vital work at scale, with real breadth and impact. We connect for good.

You’ll join a specialist BT security team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide and our infrastructure teams are the foundation for this: We architect, design, implement, integrate, operate and deliver all our IT infrastructure and Networks to help us deliver on global projects that could change the future; whilst continuing to innovate and deliver the platforms that BT’s next generation services can be built upon. 


So what does this mean for you?

  • You'll use Agile ways of working when creating everything from proof of concepts through to national and international scale solutions, bringing the best of on-premises and cloud environments together.
  • You’ll gain skills and knowledge in automation, continuous integration, infrastructure as code, virtualisation and containerisation, big data, networks, high speed processing systems and many more.
  • You’ll be engaged across the business, working with software engineers, data scientists, cyber security professionals, researchers amongst others to make a difference and help BT and our customers to be more successful.
  • You’ll be working with people that are thought leaders, expert, knowledgeable, agile and creative professionals who deliver IT systems that differentiate BT. 

You’ll need:

  • A demonstrable passion for technology and innovation
  • A 2:2 degree (or be expected to gain) in a STEM based subject.
  • The principles and understanding of software scripting in Python, Bash or similar
  • An appreciation of operating systems, their configuration and the need to use automation and continuous integration for large scale deployments
  • An understanding of physical infrastructure or cloud concepts
  • Awareness of IP networking or network devices
  • An understanding of system engineering principles, such as agile delivery methodologies, requirements, design, documentation and testing to underpin our great systems

The nature of our work means you will require need a Security (DV) clearance, so we will undertake checks before starting the role with us. Don’t worry a member of the Recruitment Team will talk you through this.




  • Discounted BT Broadband, TV & mobile packages and BT products
  • On target Bonus
  • Share options and 10% pension contribution
  • Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
  • Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
  • Well-being support for you and your family
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year

Due to the sensitive nature of this role you may be required to undergo DV (Developed Vetting) level Security Clearance (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels/national-security-vetting-clearance-levels).

An allowance of £5k per annum may be payable monthly while you hold this DV and continue to work in a role that requires that level of security clearance.

The terms of this allowance will be made available if you are successful in being recruited into this role.