Infrastructure Engineer for huge Scotland based company


Infrastructure Engineer for huge Scotland based company

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary::

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Many benefits

  • Contact:

    Martin Warner

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  • Reference:

    969 - Infrastructure_1532692252

  • Job Published:

    12 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    August/September 2018

My client, due to ongoing and rapid expansion, is looking for a very strong Infrastructure Engineer to join their huge IT department

As anInfrastructure Engineer, your role will

- provide in-depth Operational support for all current virtualisation technologies
- be involved in fault diagnosis and problem management,
- assist with the development and delivery of new virtualisation technologies;
- develop patch releases, use scripting and automation to enable efficient & consistent task completion, configuration checks & remediation
- provide reporting information.

The successful candidate will be part of a team that provides operational support of a large Enterprise Virtualisation Platform of ESX hosts and VMs.

The ideal candidate will have strong VMware ESXi and vCenter experience as well as demonstrable evidence of participation in virtualisation deployment, delivery & troubleshooting.

Role responsibilities:

*Operational Support for the Virtualization Platform.

*Planning, Installation, Configuration and maintaining all VMWare environments

*Proactive management and monitoring & troubleshooting operational issues.

*Analytical & problem solving expertise.

*Experience of improving and simplifying operational processes via automation

*Building effective working relationships with a variety of infrastructure and application teams to ensure that the technology meets end customer requirements.

*Good communication and relationship management skills in order to communicate in a clear and structured manner at peer levels

*Willingness and ability to work in a fast-moving dynamic team-oriented environment

*An active interest in virtualisation technologies and participant in virtualisation communities.

To be successful in the role, my client is looking for the following skills and experience

2 years experience working with virtualised infrastructure and administering the VMware Suite of products.

Demonstrable experience -

-PowerCLI scripting & automation
-Vmware Orchestrator / Java Script
-Vmware 5.x, 6.x-
- vSphere, vCenter, PSC/SSO, VUM, Host profiles, Automated builds, SDRS, Alarms, roles & permissions, VADP. HA, DRS, vMotion, Storage vMotion, Snapshots, Resource Pools.

-Awareness of server hardware & management, incl Firmware & dependency analysis covering DELL and HP.
-A basic understanding of Server Operating Systems (including RedHat Linux & Windows 2008/2012)
-Knowledge of storage technologies, e.g. SAN, FC, NFS, thin provisioning
-Knowledge of network switching/routing technologies and technical implementation
-Good documentation skills

This is a superb opportunity to join a household name and embark on a great career with a very driven and enthusiastic IT department

Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible