VMWare Architect - Virtualisation, Infrastructure Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 13 Jan 17

Nomura are currently looking for a VMWare Architect on a contract basis to join their infrastructure team specialising in designing, implementing and supporting virtualisation projects.

Role / Principal Accountabilities:

  • Provide architecture and design leadership for the virtual platform (VMWare)
  • Perform implementation, maintenance, remediation, and troubleshooting services for enterprise applications using the virtual platform
  • Develop standards and deployment methodologies
  • Propose, design, and implement enhancements and additions to current environment
  • Develop infrastructure automation standards and procedures
  • Mentor fellow engineers on technical issues, standards and procedures
  • Assist in managing continuous improvement of engineering, delivery, and operational practicesSkills & Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information systems, Computer Engineering
  • End-to-end understanding of systems development life cycle methodology
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact
  • Strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of all critical Production Support processesKnowledge Required:
  • In-depth understanding of the full VMWare suite including ESX/HA/DRS/VMotion, networking and storage VMotion
  • In-Depth knowledge of VMWare tools and utilities, i.e. vRealize automation or operations manager
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a highly scalable virtual systems, provision of performance tuning and optimisation
  • Knowledge of complimentary virtual technologies, i.e. Hyper-V, KVM or cloud architecture beneficial
  • Technical knowledge and appreciation of a wide range of UNIX/Windows/Storage/Networking technologies is desirable
  • Knowledge programming languages, preferably Python, providing infrastructure automation
  • Experience with automation/configuration management i.e. Jenkins, Ansible, Chef or an equivalentSuccessful Candidates will not be employed by nor have any employment relationship with Nomura.
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  • Successful candidates will be engaged under a contract for services by Resource Solutions.