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Morgan Lingard

Morgan Lingard
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Morgan Lingard

Infrastructure

​Specialist recruiter for the IT and Infrastructure sectors. Takes a comprehensive and righteous approach to recruitment, offering stellar results. Enjoys watching football and can occasionally be found at his local pub.

Specialising in

  • Development
  • Infrastructure ​

Commodity Manager

Nottingham£50000 per annum

Commodity ManagerNottingham£50,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a well-known global manufacturing company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Commodity Manager.You will bring a background in Commodities, with experience within IT, software, and IT services. Commercial/contractual experience in negotiating Terms and Conditions is a must, whilst knowledge of purchasing techniques and skills associated with the procurement of software technology and services.Job Purpose:Develop close relationships with strategic/key suppliers.Ensuring the procurement team and leadership team is aware of market trends relevant to their business in the field of software and communications.Lead the identification of new suppliers and actively manage developments across the team.Assist in the development and implementation of the business unit action planSource, assess, develop and maintain supplier relationships to support the procurement team achieve short-term Project objectives and long-term company objectives.Lead the development of an IT procurement strategyNegotiating Terms and Conditions for individual purchases up to £5M in value, dealing with commodities greater than £10M per annum, negotiation of frameworks with spending up to £5M per annum.What’s in it for you?Generous pension schemeHybrid workingAnd many other great benefits

Senior DevOps Engineer

United Kingdom£85000 per annum

Senior DevOps EngineerBirmingham£85,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an award-winning provider of content, channel, and platform security solutions for the sports, media, and entertainment industries. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior DevOps Engineer.Job Role We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior DevOps Engineer to join our DevOps team offering the opportunity to work on a large-scale cloud-hosted application in use by many major global media companies. You’ll be able to architect a cloud-based environment’s autoscaling and at-edge compute features and be familiar with cloud-hosted IaaS and PaaS solutions and services. What will your job look like? This role reports to the DevOps Team Leader and when normal working arrangements return will be based in our Birmingham office. The successful candidate will be involved in maintaining and developing cloud-based infrastructure services while making continued service improvements. You will have a strong Linux background and will have experience supporting complex multi-tiered services. You will also be expected to develop your skills in multiple challenging disciplines to work as part of a rapidly growing technology organization.Working as part of a team on large-scale cloud-hosted applications in use daily by major global media companies.Planning the architecture and deployment of new / updated infrastructure components.System monitoring and day-to-day management.Working with technology and infrastructure vendors.Management of data synchronization and backup processes.Requirements What do you needBEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.Proven commercial DevOps experience.Strong Linux experience, ideally with Ubuntu, with shell scripting skills.In-depth knowledge of cloud service management systems and APIs.In-depth experience with AWS.Infrastructure automation experience, ideally using Terraform / Prometheus.Experience in Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, ideally with GitLab.Experience with containerization, ideally using Docker and ECS or Kubernetes.Experience with web / API servers, such as Apache or NGINX.Familiarity working in a development team that uses Software Configuration Management (SCM) concepts, version control (incl. Git).PHP Experience.

Senior C++ Engineer

United Kingdom£70000 per annum

Senior C++ EngineerBirmingham£70,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an award-winning provider of content, channel, and platform security solutions for the sports, media, and entertainment industries. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior C++ Engineer.Job RoleWe are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join our expanding Content Identification and Watermarking team working on automatic content recognition and covert video watermarking technologies.What will your job look like?This role reports to the Content Identification Team Leader and will be based in the Birmingham office.The position requires experience in C++, with a good understanding of complex problems in software engineering. Being responsible for the full development lifecycle of anti-piracy software, from design and prototype through development, testing, deployment, and support.Researching new techniques in the areas of video and audio fingerprinting, content classification, and watermarking.Prototyping and implementation of video/audio processing algorithms in C++.Integration of these algorithms into the FMTS cloud infrastructure, using PHP, MySQL, and Amazon Web Services (no prior experience required).Analyzing system performance and cost and identifying opportunities for improvement.Requirements What do you need?Strong commercial software development experience, including at least3 years C++.Excellent mathematical skills, and ability to rapidly understand complexalgorithms and systems.Experience with mathematically challenging software development suchas algorithm development, image/video/signal processing, machinelearning, etc.Experience working with agile software development methodologies.Familiarity with Git.Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems.PHP scriptingMySQLAWS

Infrastructure And Security Engineer

United Kingdom£45000 - £50000 per annum

Infrastructure And Security EngineerRemote£45,000 - £50,000+ Excellent BenefitsThis role is fully remoteDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a care specialist company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Infrastructure And Security Engineer who is looking to lead a team.Job Role:Working with IT colleagues and the IT Infrastructure and Services manager, you will need to be able to properly secure the IT systems, plan for possible breaches and create contingency measures to be able to mitigate potential issues.You will also be expected to provide IT security expertise and support for the business's IT infrastructure, systems, operating systems, and software. This role is the final engineering escalation point for all IT security issues faced by the organization and therefore requires someone with excellent knowledge and a good amount of experience in the Cyber Security technology space.This role is a 24x7x365 and shift work will be required.To be successful in this role, you must have experience in the following:Develop, deploy and operate a new SIEM for the business as well as other security applications and tools.Provide excellent IT technical engineering security expertise for servers, clients, services, and applications, both virtual and physical. These systems and services will be a mixture of on-premises and in the private and public cloud.Provide IT technical engineering security expertise and support for the network infrastructure, contributing to its design, implementation, and operation.Perform vulnerability assessments across all IT systems, using the results to advise and assist in the development and deployment of subsequent remediation.Undertake regular phishing tests for the business and work with external partners to carry out PEN tests and participate in the development and operation of resulting action plans.Implementing IT projects that are defined and planned with the liaison of the Infrastructure and Services ManagerWhat’s in it for you?Working within a great cultureGreat company benefitsConstant trainingBlue Light Discount Card

Senior IT Engineer

Birmingham£60000 per annum

Senior IT EngineerBirmingham£60,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an award-winning provider of content, channel, and platform security solutions for the sports, media, and entertainment industries. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior IT Engineer.Job Role We are seeking an experienced hands-on Senior IT Engineer to join our IT team and be responsible for our internal IT and collaboration systems.What will your job look like? This role reports to the Head of IT and is based in the Birmingham office. We are a UK-based company, with largely cloud-based IT systems supporting four offices. We are heavy users of Google Suite and all of its constituent products, as well as Zoom for videoconferencing and phone, Cisco switching, Palo Alto border and end-point security, and cloud-native directory, device management, and other services. Our user base is majority Mac, with a very small Windows contingent.Requirements What do you need?Proven hands-on work experience in a senior IT position, including experience in networks, IP/data/routing and switching, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.CCNP and/or CCNA certification or equivalent/similar qualification, and must be able to demonstrate experience in the administrator of Cisco network environments.In-depth experience of working within the Apple ecosystem, including a predominantly macOS and iOS user-base, including Jamf or other Mac device management systems.Knowledge of managing Google Workspace (GSuite), Okta or equivalent, Atlassian products, Zoom, and other cloud-first IT systems.Experience in cloud-based IT service management and in particular AWS infrastructure components including on-prem to AWS network bridging.Excellent knowledge of VPN, DNS, DHCP, LANs/VLANs, etc, in a largely Cisco networking environment.Experience in firewall management.Experience working with IT ticketing systems against SLAs.The ability to research, design, and propose fully costed solutions to business problems in a straightforward manner.

IT Asset and Ordering Administrator

Lichfield£21000 per annum

IT Asset and Ordering AdministratorHybrid Working£21,000 + Excellent BenefitsThis role is fully remoteDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a care specialist company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven IT Asset and Ordering AdministratorJob Role:Reporting to the IT Infrastructure and Services Manager, you will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective IT Asset administrative function for the business. You will collaborate closely with other colleagues within IT to process orders, build equipment to specification and ship them out to the customer.The role will often require engagement with business staff to facilitate and resolve issues with orders, delivery, and the collection of IT assets from across the UK, so a calm and engaging attitude with excellent customer service skills is important. You will also need to be able to record asset information and process orders accurately, requiring a good eye for detail.To be successful in this role, you must be able to do the following:Process requests and orders for new IT equipment, services, and software.Maintain accurate records of all IT licenses and assets.Where appropriate, work with third parties to fulfill order requests and tasks.Input and manage IT procurement requests, including receiving IT invoices, matching invoices to orders, obtaining relevant sign-off for orders and invoices, and working with the Finance team to ensure efficient governance and payment of IT spendWork with third-party providers and IT management solutions to maintain Voyage Care’s mobile phone fleet.Assist in the build and deployment of end-user IT equipment.Arrange the distribution and collection of IT equipment across the organization.Any other duties consummate with the post and/or hours of work, as may be required of you at your initial place of work or at any other of the company’s establishments.Able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment with a proven history in administrationDemonstratable excellent organizational skillsHighly organized, with the ability to multi-task and deal with constantly changing priorities.A confident communicator, with the ability to converse with staff at all levels.Accurate record-keeping with a high level of attention to detail.Good computer skills with knowledge and experience in using the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.Take responsibility and ownership of tasks to ensure completion on time.It would be desirable that the successful candidate would have an interest in IT as many of the functions require a fundament understanding of IT.What’s in it for you?Working within a great cultureGreat company benefitsConstant trainingBlue Light Discount Card

Senior IT Engineer

Birmingham£60000 per annum

Senior IT EngineerBirmingham£60,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an award-winning provider of content, channel, and platform security solutions for the sports, media, and entertainment industries. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior IT Engineer.Job Role We are seeking an experienced hands-on Senior IT Engineer to join our IT team and be responsible for our internal IT and collaboration systems.What will your job look like? This role reports to the Head of IT and is based in the Birmingham office. We are a UK-based company, with largely cloud-based IT systems supporting four offices. We are heavy users of Google Suite and all of its constituent products, as well as Zoom for videoconferencing and phone, Cisco switching, Palo Alto border and end-point security, and cloud-native directory, device management, and other services. Our user base is majority Mac, with a very small Windows contingent.Requirements What do you need?Proven hands-on work experience in a senior IT position, including experience in networks, IP/data/routing and switching, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.CCNP and/or CCNA certification or equivalent/similar qualification, and must be able to demonstrate experience in the administrator of Cisco network environments.In-depth experience of working within the Apple ecosystem, including a predominantly macOS and iOS user-base, including Jamf or other Mac device management systems.Knowledge of managing Google Workspace (GSuite), Okta or equivalent, Atlassian products, Zoom, and other cloud-first IT systems.Experience in cloud-based IT service management and in particular AWS infrastructure components including on-prem to AWS network bridging.Excellent knowledge of VPN, DNS, DHCP, LANs/VLANs, etc, in a largely Cisco networking environment.Experience in firewall management.Experience working with IT ticketing systems against SLAs.The ability to research, design, and propose fully costed solutions to business problems in a straightforward manner.

Office 365 Data Engineer

United Kingdom£40000 - £45000 per annum

Office 365 Data EngineerRemote£40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent BenefitsThis role is fully remoteDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a care specialist company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Office 365 EngineerJob Role:The purpose of this role will be to exploit the many opportunities to improve data handling functions already available to the business via its deployment of the online Microsoft 365 platform as well as the management and operation of the existing legacy data hosting platforms hosted in other locations.As the business moves further into its public Cloud-based future, the successful candidate will need to maintain an expert understanding of the potential offerings and opportunities that could further enhance the IT Operations in the data landscape.A significant part of the role will be to ensure all business data is backed up securely and that these backups are regularly tested to ensure business confidence is high when in the unlikely event of requiring data restores, we would be able to meet all objectives and requirements with the minimal amount of disruption.To be successful in this role, you must have experience in the following:Provide technical experience in data storage opportunities and usage within Microsoft 365.Management and migration of a data storage platform to SharePoint OnlineImplementation and operation of Microsoft 365 Data Loss ProtectionImplementation and operation of other Microsoft 365 data compliance and governance services.Advice and assist in the development and deployment of IT security across the entire spectrum of the business's IT systems.What’s in it for you?Working within a great cultureGreat company benefitsConstant trainingBlue Light Discount Card

Infrastructure And Security Engineer

United Kingdom£45000 - £50000 per annum

Infrastructure And Security EngineerRemote£45,000 - £50,000+ Excellent BenefitsThis role is fully remoteDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a care specialist company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Infrastructure And Security Engineer who is looking to lead a team.Job Role:Working with IT colleagues and the IT Infrastructure and Services manager, you will need to be able to properly secure the IT systems, plan for possible breaches and create contingency measures to be able to mitigate potential issues.You will also be expected to provide IT security expertise and support for the business's IT infrastructure, systems, operating systems, and software. This role is the final engineering escalation point for all IT security issues faced by the organization and therefore requires someone with excellent knowledge and a good amount of experience in the Cyber Security technology space.This role is a 24x7x365 and shift work will be required.To be successful in this role, you must have experience in the following:Develop, deploy and operate a new SIEM for the business as well as other security applications and tools.Provide excellent IT technical engineering security expertise for servers, clients, services, and applications, both virtual and physical. These systems and services will be a mixture of on-premises and in the private and public cloud.Provide IT technical engineering security expertise and support for the network infrastructure, contributing to its design, implementation, and operation.Perform vulnerability assessments across all IT systems, using the results to advise and assist in the development and deployment of subsequent remediation.Undertake regular phishing tests for the business and work with external partners to carry out PEN tests and participate in the development and operation of resulting action plans.Implementing IT projects that are defined and planned with the liaison of the Infrastructure and Services ManagerWhat’s in it for you?Working within a great cultureGreat company benefitsConstant trainingBlue Light Discount Card

1st/2nd Line Support Engineer

Witney£25000 - £30000 per annum

IT Support EngineerWitney£25,000 - £30,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an exciting and growing organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer who is looking to progress their careerJob Purpose:To provide 1st/2nd line support & delivery for IT systems covering all aspects of the IT Infrastructure.To be successful in this role, you must have experience in the following:Active Directory Administration, new user setupsWindows ServerNetworking knowledgeUnderstand cabling needs for IT/Telephone System JobsStrong communication skills.Ability to quickly learn new applications and technologiesAble to install, configure, upgrade and relocate PC hardware, software, and print devices.Experience in PC hardware troubleshooting and problem-solving.Microsoft Office 365Basic Administration of Exchange Server and mobile email technologies. What’s in it for you?20 days holiday, which will increase with service.Generous pension scheme,Contribution to Gym MembershipLife insurance.Bike SchemeContinual professional developmentRegular social events with both staff and suppliersFully equipped break out area

Mitel Engineer

Witney£40000 - £45000 per annum

Mitel Flex EngineerWitney£40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with an exciting and growing organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Mitel EngineerJob Purpose:To provide support & delivery for IT systems covering all aspects of the IT Infrastructure and the Mitel Platforms.To be successful in this role, you must have experience in the following:Mitel MiCC, MBG, MiCollab, MiVB, SIP and knowledge of GammaManaging Incidents & Requests within SLA for the MiVB, MiCollab & MiCC usersProactively monitoring of the systemsPlanning, installation, testing and maintenance of voice and data network connections.Maintenance of system backups / restoresContribution to new and on-going Mitel flex related projectsMaintenance of Mitel Flex and change management documentationAccredited on Mitel FlexStrong knowledge of NetworkingWhat’s in it for you?20 days holiday, which will increase with service.Generous pension scheme,Contribution to Gym MembershipLife insurance.Bike SchemeContinual professional developmentRegular social events with both staff and suppliers

Commodity Manager

Nottingham£50000 per annum

Commodity ManagerNottingham£50,000 + Excellent BenefitsDigital Waffle is working in partnership with a well known global manufacturing company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Commodity Manager.You will bring a background in Commodities, with experience within IT, software and IT services. Commercial/contractual experience in negotiating Terms and Conditions is a must, whilst knowledge of purchasing techniques and skills associated with the procurement of software technology and services.Job Purpose:Develop close relationships with strategic/key suppliers.Ensuring the procurement team and leadership team are aware of market trends relevant to their business in the field of software and communications.Lead identification of new suppliers and actively manage developments across the team.Assist in the development and implementation of the business unit action planSource, assess, develop and maintain supplier relationships to support procurement team achieve short term Project objectives and long-term company objectives.Lead the development of an IT procurement strategyNegotiating Terms and Conditions for individual purchases up to £5M in value, dealing with commodities greater than £10M per annum, negotiation of frameworks with spend up to £5M per annum.What’s in it for you?Generous pension schemeHybrid workingAnd many other great benefits