Datacentre Engineer - Bournemouth - up to £55K

Spectrum IT Recruitment
Dorset, UK
20 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Datacentre Engineer is required to join a highly progressive and internationally renowned company from their one of their EMEA offices based in the Bournemouth area.

The role of the Datacentre Engineer will be to implement, maintain and develop key technologies including compute hardware platforms, enterprise storage, virtualisation and backup & data replication technologies.

You will be expected to:

To support blade enclosures, rack mount servers, Storage Area Networks, storage arrays, VMware and the backup and data replication technologies within the datacentre environments
To monitor and optimise the performance of backup and replication tasks to ensure they complete successfully and efficiently
To optimise the VMware infrastructure to increase performance and server consolidation
Closely monitor server and storage capacity and utilisation, proactively adjusting as necessary and planning for future growth
Ensuring that detailed system documentation is produced and frequently reviewed as the solutions evolve
To provision new servers, storage data protection as required
Working on projects to implement new or updated technologies. Acting as the technical lead on Datacentre Services technologies in joint projects with the wider IT function
To perform 3rd line infrastructure support as part of the wider global Infrastructure Team

The ideal candidate for this role will have at least 3-5 years' experience within an infrastructure / networking position and preferably have some strong experience working with a datacentre environment

You will have experience within the following area:

Working experience of EMC VNX storage arrays or AFA solutions including Pure Storage arrays
Strong commercial experience working with VMware - experience of supporting vSphere 6 or later essential. VCP 6.5 qualification highly desirable
Experience of Cisco UCS or other blade centre technologies

Furthermore, experience within some, if not all of the following areas would be desirable:

Cisco Nexus fabric switch management
Good understanding of Fibre Channel Networking principals
EMC RecoverPoint
VMware Horizon View
vRealize Operations Manager
Good understanding of networking topologies, security principles, backup and replication technologies
Good understanding of storage principles and technologies

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company who would be able to offer further training and career opportunities to the right candidate along with a fantastic benefits package

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