Cloud Engineer - Global Bank - Barnsley - £550 per day

Reed Technology
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A Global Bank currently require a Cloud Engineer who has experience of VRA7. This will be an initial 6 month contract, based in Barnsley, paying up to £550 per day.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring standards are created for the hardware and software, which make up the cloud domain, using standardised approach.
  • Assisting with new technology proof of concept's to test functionality and suitability of a product / design.
  • Level 3 support to the domain.
  • Working with other areas within the banks engineering community to ensure the defined solution meets business needs and strategic long term aims.
  • Managing vendor relationships at a technical level and driving functionality and benefit to the banks automation of existing processes to drive efficiency in the domain.
  • Consulting on projects as requested by the architecture domain, software delivery and / or business.

Experience Required
  • Past working experience in a virtualisation / scripting / automation role
  • VRA 7 Experience is essential
  • A deep technical understanding of Virtualisation and Cloud
  • Relevant product knowledge of storage technologies (EMC / NetApp)
  • Relevant product knowledge of Cloud computing services such as AWS / Azure / Google Cloud Platform etc.
  • Infrastructure as Code and automation/orchestration technologies, such as Puppet / Chef / Ansible Tower / Jenkins
  • Experience of continuous integration / continuous delivery software engineering approaches
  • Experience in Ruby, Python, Golang and/or Java programming languages
  • Knowledge of Pivotal Cloud Foundry 1.8 +
  • Understanding of networking concepts (SDN an advantage)
  • Experience working in relevant environment/s, i.e. Virtualisation and cloud in a similar function is desirable but not essential
  • Experience working in relevant market/context, i.e. IT in finance, virtualisation and cloud engineering is desirable but not essential
  • Experience in Agile methodologies and DevOps practices is desirable but not essential
  • Role relevant qualifications, i.e.VMware, CCNA, cloud related is desirable but not essential
  • A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change.
  • Self-awareness with confidence to work independently and take responsibility for own development
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
  • Planned projects and activities systematically in line with business priorities, using a variety of analysis and problem solving techniques
  • Experience of building effective customer relationships which create customer advocacy
  • Willingness to undertake the training / study required in this role for new products and services
  • Availability to undertake the travel required for this role, i.e. Ad Hoc as needed globally
  • Knowledge of some or all the following VMware products… o vSphere 5.5 / 6 o vRA o vRO o vROps o SRM

Please do get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity further by submitting your most up to date CV in the first instance. If you do not hear back within 48 hours, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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