Virtualisation And Automation Specialist

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Virtualisation And Automation Specialist

Virtualisation Specialist required for a Cloud IaaS provider based in Edinburgh.

Job Description

Virtualisation and Automation Specialist
Edinburgh
Up to £53k + benefits

My client is a wholesale Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider delivering cloud based infrastructure on demand through their global network of more than 250 service providers

Currently they are seeking a Virtualisation Specialist with significant expertise in VMware technologies and automation. Experience with open source technologies such as Openstack would be highly desirable.

The Virtualisation Specialist will be expected to not only bring technical expertise but also be able to coach and mentor colleagues and support other Technical Services team members to deliver projects and to resolve incidents and work requests.

Responsibilities include:

" Alignment with ITIL practices including the development and support of a service catalogue for corporate IT services.
" Oversee the daily operations and support of all corporate IT server systems including databases, data networks, capacity planning,
" Systems configuration, design, implementation, maintenance, and associated security concerns globally.
" Act as a technology liaison between departments in support of organisational goals.
" Administering the VMware server / SAN/NAS environments
" Projecting likely resource usage & forecasting investment needs to senior managers
" Service design: advising Services Architect on service capability
" Scripting and automation of admin tasks to improve efficiency
" Providing datacentre remote-hands support to our global team, to address operational tickets assigned via ticketing system.

Requirements
" Significant expertise around VMware products - vSphere, VCloud, vRealize, NSX.
" Full understanding of data centre stack (Network, Storage, Compute)
" Expertise in Automation technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Vagrant
" Scripting languages such as PowerShell, Shell, Ruby, Perl, Python, PowerShell, Java
" Experience with SAN / NAS Storage - NetApp (Desirable)
" Experience with OpenStack (desirable)
" Focus on process and instruction following, with meticulous attention to detail.
" Excellent documentation skills, fluid in Windows / Office / Google Apps (for spreadsheet/document creation, Visio diagrams)
" Team player, but capable of working individually as well as collaboratively;

Desirable Certifications
VMware VCP / VCAP
NetApp NCDA, NCIE

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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.