Cloud Platforms Infrastructure Engineer

Spring Tech
£350.00 - £450.00 per day
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Cloud Platforms Infrastructure Engineer - £400 Per day - 6 Month Contract - Edinburgh The company Spring Technology's leading public services client is undergoing a period of transition from being a largely paper based organisation to an online centre of excellence. It is an exciting time to join this organisation and being part of this project will be a great addition to any contractors CV. The Role You will be part of a team that is undertaking a large number of technology refresh projects over the next 6 months. You will be expected to deliver projects in time and to a top industry standard. Part of this role will require you to help up skill the other team members to manage these new technologies going forward. Spring is looking to recruit an experienced infrastructure contractor for 6 months with proven and strong infrastructure skills across a broad range of different technologies. Main Responsibilities Being an active contributor to the team and organisation's Agile approach to IT Take part in the design, planning and deployment of new technologies (e.g. Citrix VDI, RHEL server re-platforming, MS Lync UC, VCE VXBlock, etc) as skills and experience allow Managing server and application health, integrity and currency to an acceptable level Managing private Cloud platform health, availability, integrity and currency to an acceptable level Monitor, manage and where necessary improve performance of systems to meet the expectations of all stakeholders Work within a devops environment Perform planned OS and software upgrades/patching to servers and/or virtual desktops when the need arises Perform planned platform upgrades/patching when the need arises Create and maintain system and network documentation as appropriate (e.g. MS Visio diagrams, system admin docs and local work instructions (LWI)) Control access permissions and privileges where required to all the organisations systems and data Ensure all software applications and virtual server instances are being backed up Essential Skills and Criteria VCP Certified Enterprise Infrastructure support experience LAN / WAN networking knowledge Expert knowledge of storage arrays (Netapp, VNX, EMC Recoverpoint) Expert knowledge VMware Technologies (SRM, vRA, vRO, NSX, vSphere, log insight) Expert knowledge of MDS storage fabric networking concepts Expert knowledge of Cisco UCS networking features and technologies Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud environment management Benefits £350-£450 per day High Profile Client Chance for extensions Opportunity for flexible hours Part of a high performing team All applicants must display the essential criteria and abilities to be considered for this role. Contractors will need to provide a Basic Disclosure for Scotland certificate. Available and suitable Infrastructure Engineers should apply to Spring Technology now. Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. This job was originally posted as

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