Systems Engineer - VMware

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Systems Engineer - VMware

Managed Cloud provider require a highly skilled cloud provider with expertise specifically in VMware. Awesome company, huge potential for growth and ranked in the Sunday times 100 best companies to work for.

Job Description

Systems Engineer - VMware
£35,000 - £45,000 + comprehensive benefits package

My client are a rapidly growing Cloud Managed Services organisation who require a Systems Engineer to represent them on customer site assisting them with IT issues across a broad range of technologies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Provision of support at customer premises working with IT users to resolve problems and answer questions on a variety of hardware components and software programs.
Other relevant and appropriate activities as required.

In addition to the above duties and responsibilities the post holder must be prepared to undertake such additional duties which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity change the general character or level of responsibility to the post.

Skills and qualities required:

Experience and Knowledge:

Highly experienced with Windows Server technologies (OS Builds, Active Directory, Group Policies, OS Patching, IIS, Certificate Services etc.)
Strong understanding of virtualisation concepts and experience of managing multisite VMware vSphere environments
Experience in performing virtualisation migration tasks such as P2V and V2V.
Knowledge and experience working with Storage Technologies (particularly EMC VNX and Cisco MDS)
Experience of supporting and maintaining Cisco UCS
An understanding of network technologies (TCP/IP, VPN, DHCP/DNS, Firewall, etc.) and experience with Cisco switch products (Nexus experience desirable)
Knowledge of virtualisation backup products (in particular Veeam Backup and Replication)
Moderate MS SQL Database Administration skills
Basic PowerShell & scripting skills

Experience of managing Exchange and migrating between versions
Experience of supporting and maintaining XenApp server farms and XenDesktop sites.
A Moderate knowledge of Linux systems administration

Education and Qualifications:
VMware, Cisco, EMC, Citrix or Microsoft certifications.

Interpersonal Skills:
A high level of self-motivation together with a willingness to learn new skills.
A flexible and enthusiastic approach to the job.
Good problem solving and decision making skills.
Can demonstrate exceptional levels of customer service and care.
Strong time management
A full driving licence


Internal training on products and services will be provided. However, employees are also be expected to consistently keep abreast of new developments, which would impact on his/her areas of responsibility. Personal training in relation to job description will be given as part of the company’s overall personnel development program.

Conditions of Employment Salary:
The salary and benefits for this position will be determined according to the experience of the person appointed.

General Guidance:
The nominal working week is 37.5 hours, although a degree of flexibility is both offered and expected. In specific circumstances there may be a requirement to work additional hours. Annual holidays are 24 days plus 7 statutory holidays.

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Key Consultant

Aaron Lofthouse

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I specialise in virtualisation and storage recruitment. I’m constantly speaking to candidates working for some of the industry’s biggest and most interesting players. I secure new opportunities for engineers, consultants and architects. This includes pre and post sales delivery, as well as end users.