Infrastructure Engineer - Virtualisation VMware
Infrastructure Engineer - Virtualisation VMware | Top 3 UK Cloud & Hosting Brand
£35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Personal Development
Ready to join one of the leading UK providers of cloud computing 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, we are listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialise 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 Infrastructure Engineer Role:
You will be part of a team of technical experts delivering, managing and developing managed hosting services 24/7 from infrastructure through to operating systems. As Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting with the technical delivery of all managed hosting customers and product development
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Managing systems to ensure 100% uptime for virtualisation systems
+ Working closely with the team manager to ensure that we maintain 100% uptime for our customers
+ Liaising with internal/external customers to understand technical requirements and resolve issues as quickly as possible and with minimum customer impact
+ Maintaining our backups systems which include Avamar Data domain and Cohesity systems
+ Assisting with management of storage systems
+ Assisting with the attainment and retention of relevant industry compliance certification
+ Delivering to meet technical services operational budget
+ Providing input to strategic planning/budgeting exercises
+ Keeping ahead of the market to help ensure managed hosting products are developed and enhanced to maintain market share/leadership
+ As a Subject Matter Expert you may be required to be available as an escalation point
+ You will be part of an On-Call service dependant on your skillset
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
+ VCP5/6 or relevant experience
+ Strong technical background: VMware virtualisation
+ Experience of Avamar. Data domain and Cohesity
+ Strong understanding of the technologies and challenges in growing small/medium virtualization platforms
+ Experience of P2V technologies
+ Experience of managing infrastructure/technical services in a hosted environment
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ EMC products including VMAX, VNX, VNX2, xtremIO, Recoverpoint
+ Powershell / PowerCLI Scripting
+ Experience in attaining industry compliance standards
+ Completely familiar with current developments and future trends in managed hosting systems/products
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:
Virtualisation Engineer, VMware Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Data Back-Ups, Data Replication, Cloud Hosting.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.