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IT Infrastructure Engineer

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is the works team of Mercedes-Benz, competing at the pinnacle of motorsport – the FIA Formula One™ World Championship. Formula One is like nothing else in the sporting sphere.

11 Jun 2024
Full Time
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and Grand Prix winner George Russell.

Whether working in our Operations, Technical, Race or Business Support functions, we are all in and aspire to build the greatest team in the history of our sport.

Every individual plays their part. No stone is left unturned in the chase for every tenth of a second. The history of our sport is long and rich, and we are continuing our journey with renewed effort year on year. Record books remember the names of a few, but history is written by the many.

About the Role:

Our Core Technology Team are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer who has the passion and determination to work across a broad cross-section of disciplines and technologies. Working collaboratively with others, you will help to provide and support the IT platforms and services that empower the Team as it works to succeed both on and off the track.

You will thrive on working in a fast paced and ever-changing digital environment and in a role where you get to create innovative solutions across a vast portfolio of technologies.

Key Accountabilities of this role include:

  • Implementation, support, and maintenance of a broad range of infrastructure including storage platforms, VMWare, physical servers, and associated interconnectivity, owning the current and future state to provide secure, high performing, scalable services to the business.

  • Installation and configuration of physical IT hardware and maintenance of Datacentres and the associated infrastructure.

  • Support and troubleshooting of Windows and Linux server workloads, virtual machines, clusters, and services.

  • Infrastructure security, system protection and continuity (backup/restore/DR).

  • Requirements gathering and implementation of new infrastructure projects.

  • Providing support and up-skilling to others in IT and the wider organisation as an escalation point.

To be successful you will have:

Technical Skills and Experience


  • In-depth knowledge and experience of implementing and supporting enterprise scale VMware clusters and associated underlying infrastructure and storage platforms, including HCI infrastructure. To include experience taking a product from conception to completion into our production infrastructure.

  • Experience with Microsoft and Linux OS technologies, platforms, and services including AD/authentication/DNS/DHCP.

  • Experience with backup / restore, data protection and disaster recovery platforms and capabilities.

  • Experience of Cloud-based alternatives and offerings to compliment on-premise infrastructures.


  • Ideally, backed up by vendor certifications (e.g. VMware, Microsoft, Linux).

  • Ideally, experience managing and operating via command line utilities and working to improve automation and enlist modern practises (e.g. managing VMWare with PowerCLI, DevOps, CI/CD, Ansible, Kubernetes etc.).

The successful candidate will bring a wide range of experience and skills and be able to combine them with a high attention to detail, enthusiasm, and curiosity.

You will be:

  • Organised and initiative-taking, able to communicate clearly, and willing to take ownership and accountability for their work in current and future platforms and processes.

  • Keen to use intuition to perform deeper analysis of problems outside of initial skills and knowledge.

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

  • Confident and with proven ability to execute operations and changes within an ITIL environment.

  • Able to deliver work to a high level of quality and attention to detail.


Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.

Why us:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack. We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find working with us rewarding and enriching.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sports Technology

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