Reed Technology
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Tooling Technical Specialist – HPSA

A Global Company are seeking Infrastructure Tooling Technical Specialist – HPSA to be based in their Sheffield location with a Day Rate of £500-£600 for an initial 6 Month Contract

Role Purpose

An exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Unix/Linux Engineer to work as part of a very large and highly complex upgrade programme, taking the Global Company U/L server estate (~50k servers) from the current HP Server Automation tool version (9.xx) to 10.61. The Engineer will form part of an internal project team, reporting primarily in to a Programme Manager and 2 Lead Engineers. The role will be extremely fast paced and will have exposure to numerous business areas as well as a team of external (vendor) project resources.

Key Activities

Providing core engineering support to the lead engineers and programme team, with specific focus on:

Assisting with reference architecture designs and hardware and software specifications.

Carrying out and documenting software testing across multiple OS platforms.

Configuring/coding the tool at the mesh level.

Driving operational change through the lifecycle of the project through the implementation of change and best practice use case.

Providing technical assistance to OAT and UAT phases.

Supporting the business adoption and transition to BAU supporting teams.

Providing regular report data and updates to the programme team.

Documenting process, and managing own workload in Atlassian Jira.

Packaging and deploying software policies and RPM’s.

Knowledge & Experience

Typically educated to undergraduate degree level

In-depth understanding of HPSA (or similar) and platform usages within a large and complex distributed environment.

Ability to work in a multi country, culturally diverse and time zone separated role.

Ability to work under pressure and drive and manage own workload.

Good communication skills .

Analytical with the ability to understand and resolve complex problems.

Sys Admin skill-set Linux, UNIX.

Server Automation Experience

Blade Logic highly advantageous

Shell/Python scripting knowledge

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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