BRAND NEW VMware Systems Engineer (3rd / 4th Line ) - Birmingham

Up to £45,000 (incl On call + OT)
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
VCP, VMware Engineer, VCA, VMware Certified, ESXi, vCenter, vSheld, VCAP, sSphere, SRM, Reseller, Cloud, Server Support, 3rd-Line, 4th-Line Chapman Tate are currently seeking a VMware Systems Engineer (3rd / 4th Line) to join one of the UK's fastest growing, multiple award winning Managed Service Providers. Working out of tranquil and idyllic settings, my client will provide the successful candidate with exposure to work on some fantastic projects with some household names. Off the back of multiple successful acquisitions, our client is looking to bring onboard a 3/4th Line Technician who can act as a technical reference for anything VMware, implementing and support a range of enterprise scale solutions throughout the UK. Our client's portfolio of products and services cover Managed IT Services including Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, IaaS, Colocation and Backup and Disaster Recovery services. As a VMware Systems Engineer (3rd / 4th Line), you will: In a project capacity - Assist with top level design of virtual environments for new projects, review and advise on several points such as HA and fail over compliance. - Manage migrations and implementations of new VMware ESXi estates. - Provide functional and technical expertise for virtual infrastructure, datacentre and cloud solutions based around vCloud, vRealize and vSphere. - Participate in vendor evaluation and testing of proposed solutions In a support capacity - Support Data Centre, Hosting and Cloud operations. - Take operational ownership of 7 VMware estates (150+ nodes, multiple geographic locations). - Patch and secure vulnerabilities, whilst using PowerShell to automate repetitive tasks. - Implement and support cloud and virtual infrastructure. - Oversight and accountability for resolution of outages, service level issues, and user/customer support needs in coordination with Support Team. To succeed as a VMware Systems Engineer (3rd / 4th Line), you need: - To be a VMware guru! - Proven track record delivering enterprise-class solutions. - Intricate technical knowledge of VMware, ideally ESX/ESXi, vSphere, vCloud and vRealize. - Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritise within an IT environment with planning and deployment responsibilities. In return as a VMware Guru (3rd / 4th Line Technician), you will receive: - Up to £45,000 per annum. - An amazing atmosphere and working environment, with some of the brightest and most capable technicians in the UK. - Industry leading CPD and support achieving technical certifications. - The opportunity to work with incredibly cool leading-edge technology on enterprise scale projects with household-name clients. If you feel like this is the opportunity for you, send your CV! If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential chat. A more thorough job specification and phone call will be followed up to the relevant applicants. Austin Shields@ Chapman Tate Associates
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