NAS Engineer

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    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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My Client a global IT Consultancy who do a lot of work within the financial sector are looking for an experienced NetAPP NAS Enginner to work on site for a leading commercial bank based in Sheffield for an initial 6 Month Contract with the view to extend.

Pay rate is negotiable.

The Infrastructure Enterprise Services job is responsible for leading in building and running enterprise services that enable DevOps.

This role will carry out some or all of the following activities

* Provide Enterprise Services, including platform services (mainframes, UNIX and Linux servers, iSeries (Mid-range), Windows and storage) for securely storing/analysing data as well as Developer Services which enable faster delivery of highly standardised platform services, for example, Virtualisation, ALM, Dev Engineering, GSDE, and Cloud.
* Setup automation Team(s) to take out waste
* Consolidate and reduce infrastructure complexity
* Develop Cloud based infrastructure platforms and deliver infrastructure, platform etc. "as a Service" by working with Business & other DevOps teams
* Determine the strategic direction and execute in each of the Technology areas under Enterprise Services responsibility
* Risk and Cost Management
* Ensure Service Quality Targets are met for offered platform services
* Business stakeholder management to define product roadmaps and market available capabilities
* Write development code, understand a DevOps Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery pipeline, and build automated test scripts (for infrastructure products and upgrades), and build automation interfaces between systems

Personal Experience
- Experience working within large-scale enterprise IT environment and the embedded controls
- Experience working with Agile working practices and tooling
- Experience working within a DevOps operating model
- Experience and awareness of security, audit, risk and compliance within enterprise IT environment
- Storage Engineering background preferred and/or experience to equivalent level
- Experience working and partnering with storage vendors (e.g. EMC, Netapp, CISCO, VMware)
- Strong awareness of data lifecycle, management and process
Personal Skills
- Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
- Strong work ethic
- Strong networking and collaboration skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong communication skills across all organisation levels
Techical Skills
- NAS administrator level core skill-set
- NAS security administration skill-set
- experience of IP protocols and networking
- VMWare
- Windows/Linux
- Strong Automation/Orchestration experience
- Scripting (e.g. JavaScript, PowerShell)
- Storage Fabric (e.g. CISCO iSCSI, FCoE)
- SAN Storage (inc. Pure, Netapp, EMC)
- All-FLASH storage
- iSCSI protocol
- VMware vSAN and VVOLS
- Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
- Software Defined Storage
- Cloud Storage
- External Cloud Provider Storage (e.g. AWS, Google, IBM)
Additional skills (optional)
- Strong general Storage infrastructure awareness/experience inc. NAS, Backup, Recovery, Object technologies
- Strong VMWare understanding and technology awareness
- Strong Network technology and concepts awareness
- Strong Database (e.g. Oracle, SQL) technology awareness
- Awareness of newer or emerging technologies e.g. Big Data, MongoDB, NoSQL, Hadoop
- Awareness of newer or emerging platforms and concepts e.g. PaaS, IaaS, Container solutions

If you feel you are suitable for the above please apply in for an immediate review.