VMware Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Leader

Recruitment Revolution
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Personal Development
Closing date
17 Aug 2019

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VMware Engineer - Top 3 Cloud & Hosting Leader
Glasgow + Adhoc Travel
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Personal Development

Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud technology and managed hosting?

We are one of the leading providers of cloud computing and managed hosting. Headquartered in Glasgow, we employ over 400 talented staff in offices and datacentres across the UK. Originally founded in 1998, it is listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialises in delivering cloud consultancy, facilitation and digital transformation to ISVs, SMEs, enterprises and the UK public sector.

Our employees help enable any size of business and organisation to operate their online data and IT environments safely and securely. Our technical staff are experts in public, private and hybrid cloud solutions - including AWS and Microsoft Azure – as well as data centre and network engineering. We own and operate a network of UK data centres connected by a high capacity private fibre network and backed by 24/7 technical support.

The VMWare Engineer Role:

The Deployments team consists of seven deployment/VMWare engineers who work on individual projects, building out infrastructure to customer requirements, leading customer data and/or application migration into the new infrastructure, as required, and ensuring that the new infrastructure is documented and handed over to support appropriately before the end of the project. Learning-wise, the majority of learning will be on-the-job. Where required, formal training and help with certification is provided. Note that, although based in Glasgow, there will be a small amount of travel required from time to time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Building out infrastructure to customer requirements and keeping customers advised 
+ Managing process of data or application migration into the new infrastructure (as required) so the customer's go-live experience is as smooth as possible 
+ Ensuring that documentation for new or extended infrastructure is created and reviewed with support 
+ Working within project deadlines

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required Essential 

+ Data Centre infrastructure hardware 
+ Windows and Linux Server administration (at server and AD level) 
+ Virtualisation Technology - VMWare etc. 
+ Network configuration – firewalls etc. 
+ Storage configuration and Backups configuration – client, server etc.
+ Infrastructure monitoring Desirable 
+ Linux Administration - HA Proxy and Brocade Virtual Traffic manager 
+ Windows Administration - Active Directory and Group Policy 
+ Virtualisation - VMWare VCP qualification 
+ Backups - Asigra, Zerto, Avamar/Data Domain or Veeam + Networking - Cisco Firewall and/or Switches configuration experience or Cisco CCNA/CCNP qualification 
+ Storage - EMC VNX and/or Dell Equalogic + Monitoring - Nagios implementation

What do we offer in return?

+ Exposure and access to cutting-edge technology as well as the opportunity to work alongside like-minded technical enthusiasts
+ Holiday Trading Scheme – buy or sell part of your annual leave allowance
+ Travel Loans - unsecured interest free travel loans to assist employees
+ ShareSave/SAYE – buy shares in the company at a discounted rate
+ ½ Day off on your Birthday
+ Long service benefits – additional annual leave and access to private healthcare
+ Snacks, drinks and fruit all day every day
+ Breakfast on us every day including a hot roll on Fridays
+ We’ll shout you to lunch once a month
+ Supported training

Training & Development As you can gather, we have a relaxed and friendly working environment where you will be working with some of the country’s best talent and greatest technical experts. We want our people to thrive, prosper and to leave work every day feeling valued and that they have made a difference. Talented, motivated and creative people lie at the heart of our success so we invest heavily in our people by encouraging and supporting them to gain and maintain professional and vendor certifications. All of our staff are supported, through training and coaching, to learn our systems and processes enabling them to become a valuable member of the team quickly.

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Systems Engineer, NOC Engineer, Datacentre Engineer, Hosting Engineer, Data Centre Server Installation Engineer, NOC / Data Centre IT Engineer, LaaS Engineer, Hosting Engineer, Systems Infrastructure

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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