Infrastructure Engineer

04 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

Our eCloud platform is a rapidly growing VMware environment consisting of over 1000 hosts and is one of the largest VMware deployments in the UK. With a mix of 10GB and 40GB core networking and an active R&D program we are at the forefront of deploying VXLAN & NSX technologies across our estate. We are continuously working to accelerate our platforms functionality, investing in containerisation, increase automation and monitoring and further enhancing our bespoke performance optimised solutions and in-house custom built technologies.

We are looking for junior and senior engineers to help us manage our platforms, don’t worry about working at similar scales, if you are up for a challenge and passionate about cloud technologies drop us an application.

What will your responsibilities be?

Large scale infrastructure monitoring and supportAssisting with platform growth and developmentProviding 3rd line support for internal teams and customers on the cloud platformsStorage management and repairDay to day customer troubleshooting and assistanceVMware optimisation and troubleshootingLiaising with 3rd party vendorsOut of Hours MaintenanceOn-call shift rotationWhat skills do I need to have?

Attention to detail is a mustVMware/Hyper-V at small or large scaleInstalling, maintaining and supporting Windows or LinuxPrevious 1st,2nd or 3rd line support experience including server diagnosticsExcellent customer service skillsDesirable skills and experience:

Used to installing\operating infrastructure at a large scale is a plus but not essentialConfiguring/Maintaining Storage arrays3ParDell CompellentDell PowerVaultDell EquallogicUCS or other blade systemsIP / iSCSI / FC Networking, Cisco or otherStateless AutodeployKnowledge of backup technologiesKnowledge of DR technologiesWhat’s the earning potential?

We offer a salary of £18-60k depending on experienceWhat benefits are on offer?

Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learnOn-site gym with steam room – we also have weekly classes such as Boot Camp and Yoga – there is something for everyoneBirthdays off as a paid holidayUKFest – our incredible festival with live bands, free food and drink for the entire company, friends and family. The event is described as a mini-Glastonbury with over 1000 attending in 2016Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ serviceFull paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' servicePension Scheme with significantly higher matched contributionsWe also offer these if you’re interested:

Regular cinema nights and LAN partiesFriends and family open days where people related to the company come over to eat and drink with us at ChristmasReferral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for referring superstars to join the businessFamily days out to Chester ZooAn extra weeks holiday the year you get marriedCrèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visitWe’ve got loads more too:

Bar! Free drinks on a Friday to end the weekOnsite parkingSports clubs such as running, football & netballTable tennis and pool tables – things can get competitiveConsole gaming area and arcade machinesRegular pub quizzes with our very own quiz master - friends and family are also welcomeFresh fruit delivered to the officeTeam building experiences climbing SnowdonPerformance Incentives

We’re big believers in rewarding commitment, so you get £1000 after 5 years with us and an amazing £10,000 bonus after 10 years in the familyWe offer reward trips to amazing places such as Vegas or skiing in Switzerland!Top performers achieve VIP parkingComing soon

Future plans to have a dog kennels for all you dog loversShare Scheme for the entire business to make people feel rewarded and connectedContract type

Permanent full-time

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