Cloud Platform Engineer Cloud Platform Engineer …

Nomura
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Nomura
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
The role is for a Cloud Platform Engineer within the Cloud Engineering team. As part of a global team, the successful candidate will have a vital role to play in driving platform strategy and delivering further solutions for both public and private cloud.

The role is for a Cloud Platform Engineer with the Global Infrastructure group; responsible for definition of platform strategy and the delivery of global solutions for both public and private cloud adoption. The successful candidate will have a vital role in shaping future strategy and direction within the organization and must possess a relevant experience in the implementation and use of virtualisation and automation solutions.

Role / Principal Accountabilities:

  • Enhance virtualisation functionality within the cloud platform
  • Design and implement self-service functionality to enable end-user task efficiencies.
  • Develop automated testing and integration mechanisms to speed up patch and upgrade deployments
  • Identify and validate product enhancements delivering new or improved functionality and features
  • Develop solutions to provide operational efficiencies for common tasks
  • Validate new product releases for use within the environment
  • Work closely with global operational counterparts to ensure stable and healthy virtualisation platform

Skills Required:

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Track record in IT Engineering
  • An ability to work well as part of a global team and independently as required.
  • Good communication skills;
  • Team spirited; enthusiastic and personable.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

Knowledge Required:

  • In-depth understanding of the full VMWare suite including ESX/HA/DRS/vMotion, networking and storage vMotion (ESXi 6 or above)
  • Exposure to VMWare tools and utilities i.e. vRealize automation or operations manager
  • Experience of using Configuration Management Solutions such as Ansible to provide the ability to deploy, patch and maintain server end point configuration
  • Knowledge programming languages, preferably Python, providing infrastructure automation
  • Exposure to container technology (Docker, Kubernetes), desirable but not essential
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