Infrastructure Engineer

£18000 - £45000/annum + excellent benefits
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you get excited about trialling new cutting-edge technologies from big vendors? Would you like the opportunity to work for the most successful cloud and hosting provider in the UK? If so, we may have a place for you at UKFast!

What's the role all about?

Working within a specialist engineering team to look after our VMware based cloud platforms and SAN based storage system from single VMs all the way up to large scale cloud infrastructures with 10’s of thousands of VMs. Assisting our in house engineers and customers with cloud architecture design, support, implementation and scaling.

What will your responsibilities be?
Large scale infrastructure monitoring and support
Assisting with platform growth and development
Providing 3rd line support for internal teams and customers on the cloud platforms
Storage management and repair
VMware optimisation
Liaising with 3rd party vendors
Out of Hours Maintenance

What skills do I need to have?
Attention to detail is a must
VMware/Hyper-V at small or large scale
Installing, maintaining and supporting Windows or Linux
Previous 1st,2nd or 3rd line support experience including server diagnostics
Excellent customer service skills

Desirable skills and experience:
Used to installing \ operating infrastructure at a large scale is a plus but not essential
Configuring/Maintaining Storage arrays 3Par
Dell Compellent
Dell PowerVault
Dell Equallogic

UCS or other blade systems
IP / iSCSI / FC Networking, Cisco or other
Stateless Autodeploy
Knowledge of backup technologies
Knowledge of DR technologies