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Infrastructure Engineer (Data Center)

Infrastructure Engineer (Data Center)

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer (Data Center)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896103_1569516887
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email: anna@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: September 26, 2019 17:54

Job Description

My client, a global defence manufacturer, has an exciting opportunity for a Data Centre Engineer to work on a number of projects, BAU and influence how the system is shaped and designed. The Data Centre Engineer implements, maintains and develops key technologies including computer hardware platforms, enterprise storage, virtualisation and backup & data replication technologies within the North American and EMEA data centres.


As Data Centre Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

*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


As the Data Centre Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

*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
*Working experience of EMC VNX storage arrays or AFA solutions including Pure Storage arrays
*Experience of working with VMware - experience of supporting vSphere 6 or later essential. VCP 6.5 qualification highly desirable
*Experience of Commvault, EMC Networker or similar enterprise backup solutions
*Experience of working in datacentres (COLO) and onsite server rooms

Desirable experience:

*Cisco Nexus fabric switch management
*Experience of Cisco UCS or other blade centre technologies
*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

Data Centre Engineer
Location: Hurn, Bournemouth
Competitive salary + bonus

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 is a Permanent Role.


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