I am currently looking for a VMWare/Cloud Specialist to work on a 3-4 month contract based in Staines. The role is to work for an award winning organisation which has achieved year on year growth since inception.
- Building and configuring components of the cloud management platform, from elements of the vRealize suite (including vRealize Operations and vRealize Log Insight) to monitoring and configuration management toolsets.
- Creating the processes and documentation to enable our monitoring team and client support team to manage vRealize Operations and vRealize Log Insight
- Documenting builds, troubleshooting guidelines and lifecycle management processes for the management platform and infrastructure.
- Assisting with the development of layered-on services such as anti-malware and backup services.
- Assisting with testing of the end-to-end operational processes, from client network and server deploys through to DR failovers.
- Working with our Automation and Integration team to integrate vRealize Operations and vRealize Log Insight into our incident management and reporting systems
- Creating the processes and documentation to enable our client support team to manage an NSX overlay.
- Assisting with the documentation and operationalisation of vRealize Automation
- Architect or senior engineering level experience (ideally with experience of design, deploy and operations of IT infrastructure)
- Able to work effectively in a team and a cross multi-functional teams a must
- Excellent documentation and communication skills
- Experience in designing and managing monitoring approaches in a virtual environment (NSX monitoring experience an advantage)
- Experience with iSCSI storage protocols an advantage
- Knowledge and production experience of vRealize Suite, particularly vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Operations preferred.
- Knowledge and experience of NSX production deployments overlaying a L3 leaf-spine fabric an advantage.
- Familiarity with CIS hardening standards and implementation of security hardening an advantage
- Excellent Troubleshooting and Analytical skills
- Additional experience of any of the following tools/technologies an advantage:
- Solidfire storage arrays
- iSCSI storage fabric
- Trend Deep Security (particularly hypervisor and NSX)
- Ansible/Ansible Tower
- Powershell/Powershell DSC
- Application Packaging (MSI Packager/Packer or similar)
If this role sounds of interest please contact me ASAP.