Infrastructure Operations Specialist

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Infrastructure Operations Specialist

***Due to the urgent nature of the role, candidates must have current SC Clearance*** You'll be required to provide exceptional infrastructure Knowledge and support skills to be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all VMware Technologies (VMware vSphere, Horizon View, SRM, VROPS in

Job Description

Infrastructure Operations Specialist (VMWARE)
Hampshire
3 months +

* Due to the urgent nature of the role, candidates must have current SC Clearance*

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY DELIVERABLES:

" Provide exceptional infrastructure Knowledge and support skills to be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all VMware Technologies (VMware vSphere, Horizon View, SRM, VROPS in
" Provide exceptional working knowledge EMC Technologies SAN (VNX, VMAX) Infrastructure and be one of the SME within the team.
" Provide excellent knowledge of converged Infrastructure technology (vBlock) to help support the Infrastructure
" Provide excellent knowledge of EMC Networker Backup Technologies
" Provide excellent knowledge of VMware vROPS
" Provide operational support and maintenance and 3rd line escalation for within core IT infrastructure, this includes:
" Data-centre and IT facilities
" Storage infrastructure (EMC)
" Backup infrastructure (TSM)
" Data Centre Comms Engineering
" Virtualisation infrastructure (VMWARE)
" Develop an excellent level of understanding of the core IT Infrastructure
" Experience in building scalable, fault tolerant infrastructure platform
" Lead development and build of IT Infrastructure Projects
" Participate and assist within the Design Team for IT Infrastructure projects
" Participate in the development of core IT infrastructure as defined by the IT Infrastructure Manager
" Participate in the out-of-hours on-call support rota
" Participate in tasks and projects related to core IT infrastructure as defined by the Infrastructure & Data Centre Manager
" Constructively contribute to the continuous improvement approach within the IT Infrastructure and Technical Services department
" Promote an effective Safety, Health and Environment culture, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment within area of operation.
" Maintain a secure working environment in line with the requirements of the Security Policy in order to protect individuals, information and assets.
" Responsible & Accountable for Backups, VMware Virtualisation and SAN Infrastructure
" Work with the Technology department to deliver related designs and improvements
" Identify opportunities for service improvement and team efficiency
" Actively contribute to the core ITIL related processes across the IT department
" Produce any relevant documentation and reports related to the Technical Operations Department
" Ensure that external service providers meet their agreed SLAs
" Participate in tasks and initiatives as defined by the Infrastructure & Data Centre Manager
" Constructively contribute to continuous improvement within the IT Division
" Delegate for the Data Centre & Infrastructure Manager when required
" Promote an effective Safety, Health and Environment culture, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment within area of operation
" Maintain a secure working environment in line with ISO270001, and the requirements of the Information Security Management System in order to protect individuals, information and assets

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES / EXPERIENCE FOR ROLE:

" Technical Support or IT Infrastructure background
" Exceptional working knowledge of VMware vSphere, Horizon View, SRM
" Exceptional working knowledge EMC SAN (VNX, VMAX) Infrastructure
" Excellent working knowledge of storage technologies (SAN/NAS)
" Excellent working knowledge of Converged Infrastructure (vBlocks)
" Exceptional working knowledge of general IT Infrastructure, this includes:
" Data-centre and IT facilities
" vBlocks
" Storage infrastructure (EMC)
" Backup infrastructure (EMC)
" Network infrastructure
" Virtualisation infrastructure (VMware)
" Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft client & Redhat and server products
" Excellent report writing skills
" Experience of working with client and server hardware
" Excellent understanding of current IT and industry initiatives
" Excellent communication skills

Desirable:
" Experience of working with EMC SAN technologies
" Experience of working within a Data Centre environment
" Experience of TSM Back-Up Solutions
" Experience of Broccade SAN fabric technology
" Experience of working in large server rooms
" Previous experience of working within a corporate IT department
" Previous experience working in IT or Telecommunications industries

" Due to the urgent nature of the role, candidates must have current SC Clearance

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Elliott Brooks-Stephenson

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I focus on delivering IT staffing solutions to our high-profile clients, on a contract basis. I cover a wide range of roles across a variety of corporate clients, using my expertise to quickly source the ideal candidate.