Technical Specialist for huge Scotland based firm

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary::

    £40000 - £70000 per annum + Many benefits

  • Contact:

    Martin Warner

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  • Reference:

    862 Tech Specialist_1531311080

  • Job Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    August 2018

My client is looking for a Technical Specialist to join their expanding IT department

-Operational Support for the Virtualization Platform, with an SDN focus.

-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.

-Knowledge and experience relating to product lifecycle, governance and maturity frameworks

-An understanding of service management disciplines

-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 considered for this excellent role you will need most of the following

-NSX-V technologies.

-Vmware 5.x, 6.x-

ovSphere, vCenter, PSC/SSO, VUM, Host profiles, Automated builds, SDRS, Alarms, roles & permissions, VADP. HA, DRS, vMotion, Storage vMotion, Snapshots, Resource Pools.

-An understanding of Server Operating Systems (including RedHat Linux & Windows 2008/2012)

-HP DL class hardware installation & management, incl Firmware & dependency analysis

-Dell PowerEdge servers and OME

-Knowledge of storage technologies, e.g. SAN, FC, NFS, thin provisioning

-Knowledge of network switching/routing technologies and technical implementation

-Good documentation & communication skills

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