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Senior Infrastructure Engineer (VMware)

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    £50000 - £62000 per annum

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    Lyle Ritchie

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are on the lookout for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join a software services company in Edinburgh. Due to continued growth across the organisation both in the UK & US they are looking for someone with specialist knowledge in VMware, Disaster Recovery and Hyper V. You will help drive the expansion of their SaaS-based platform and applications and play a key role in moving this forward

Key Responsibilities include,

  • Responsible for server hardware configuration and provisioning to provide a secure and performant compute platform.
  • Maintaining security and integrity of network infrastructure and services such that unauthorised activity can be recognised and prevented.
  • Managing secure and resilient datacentres to support products and internal services.
  • Identifying issues proactively and take any corrective actions necessary to sustain the environment.
  • Assisting with the resolution of unusual or escalated customer service issues related to datacentre and network services to ensure that any disruption is minimised.
  • Responding in a timely manner to datacentre and network issues in order to maintain a highly available service to the business.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with technical colleagues working in Engineering, allowing closer collaboration.
  • Reviewing and recommending new technologies with the aim of improving existing services.
  • Training and mentoring junior colleagues to raise their levels of expertise and minimise the number of required ticket escalations.
  • Assisting in analysis of trends in load/throughput and performance against benchmarks.
  • Assisting in analysis of outages and working on preventative plans.

In order to be successful in the role, candidate's ideally need,

  • Excellent Problem solving using logical and systematic approaches
  • Ability to understand the long term impact of decisions
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of network security tools and security practices
  • Solid understanding of computer network architecture
  • Awareness of Disaster Recovery planning and implementation
  • Awareness of Business continuity planning and implementation
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of network security tools and security practices

Experience of the following technologies ideally,

  • SSL, VPN and IP Sub-netting.
  • Network Quality of Service configuration
  • Microsoft Windows server operating systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Server Virtualisation technologies (VMware, Hyper V)
  • Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage
  • Microsoft Skype for Business

An excellent package is available for the right candidate with flexible/hybrid working. Please get in touch with an up-to-date CV to find out more.

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