Senior Data Center Engineer

United Kingdom,United Kingdom,United Kingdom, Dorset,Christchurch,Bournemouth
11 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
Your new company

A leading technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

Due to internal promotion, this global organisation has recently begun looking for a Data Center Engineer to implement, maintain and develop key technologies including: computer hardware platforms, enterprise storage, virtualisation and backup & data replication technologies.

Please note that you will need to meet the requirements to achieve SC Clearance for this position.

Your new role

Working within a small team, you will take ownership of Data Centre sites globally across the UK, US, France and Denmark.

You will be required 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.

You will also be required to monitor and optimise the performance of backup and replication tasks to ensure that they are completed efficiently, alongside enhancing the VMWare infrastructure to increase performance and server consolidation.

This is an exciting role, which will give you the opportunity to be involved in many different areas, with the prospect of shaping how this FTS 250 Company is designed and implemented. You will also be involved in the simplicity of storage, playing a key role in the Hyper convert technology which is already being implemented.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have demonstrable experience of supporting similar technologies within a structure service delivery framework, with strong hands-on capabilities of technologies, including: backup, compute, VMWare, storage and related technologies.

- Essential requirements:

  • 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

What you'll get in return

In return, you will be joining a fantastic team who are truly passionate about utilising technology to stay at the forefront of their market. You are also entitled to a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking, 12% pension contribution, flexible working and the opportunity to travel for free!

What you need to do now

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