Data Centre Engineer

Data Centre Engineer

Job Title: Data Centre Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorset, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 896103_1564146331
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 14:05

Job Description

Do you have experience of working in a datacentre and looking for an exciting new role, where you will be implementing, maintaining and developing key technologies including computer hardware platforms and enterprise storages?

My client is seeking an experienced Data Centre Engineer who has working experience of storage arrays and has worked with VMware, to join a small team and shape how a FTSE 250 company is designed and implemented.

Key Responsibilities
*To support blade enclosures, rack mount servers, Storage Area Networks, storage arrays, VMware and the backup and data replication technologies within the North American and EMEA 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

Key Skills & Experiences
*Experience of supporting similar technologies within a structured service delivery framework
*SME with strong hands on capabilities for a wide range of technologies, including backup, compute, VMware, storage and related technologies
*Strong systems analysis, documentation and troubleshooting experience
*Working experience of EMC VNX storage arrays or AFA solutions including Pure Storage arrays
*Minimum of 5 years' experience of 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
*Experience of Commvault, EMC Networker or similar enterprise backup solutions
*Experience of working in datacentres (COLO) and onsite server rooms

EMEA Data Centre Engineer
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Datacentre, VMware, vSphere 6, Cisco UCS, Commvault, EMC VNX, AFA Solutions, Pure Storage Arrays, Blade Centre, Storage, Networking, COLO, Cisco Nexus, EMC RecoverPoint, vRealize, ITIL

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global technology company, where you will be exposed to an array of career development and learning opportunities within the technology and defence sector.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.