Metro-HA Hybrid Cloud Enterprise Infrastructure Automation Architect

FT Select
From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum To £75,000, Car Allowance: £6,600 an
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Metro-HA Hybrid Cloud Enterprise Infrastructure Automation Architect (vCloud, Azure, Softlayer and/or AWS), Berkshire. Metro-HA Hybrid Cloud Enterprise Infrastructure Automation Architect required for leading global Cloud Computing Managed Services Company. You MUST HAVE demonstrable experience of Developing Metro-HA Hybrid Cloud / Enterprise Infrastructure Automation designs and standards in vCloud , Azure , Softlayer and/or AWS environments. Ideally, commercial experience of the following too: FlexPod, VersaStack , Vblock , VxRack , Active Directory , DNS , vRealize Orchestration, vRealize Automation , Chef , Puppet , Ansible , Vagrant , vSphere , Hyper-V , OpenStack, vROps , Spectrum UIM/Nimsoft , Scripting ; Shell, Ruby , Perl , Python , PowerShell , Java , VCDX-Cloud or similar level of knowledge, vSphere , Hyper-V, Docker, vSAN , NSX and Cisco ACI. ROLE PURPOSE: · Provide thought and technical leadership for Infrastructure Monitoring and Automation for their Cloud Platform and associated Hybrid IT deployment models · Design and build infrastructure and cloud automation and monitoring solutions that bridge the gaps in existing infrastructure and cloud management products · Design and build solutions that meet stringent security standards including PCI · Develop and maintain consistent architecture standards and roadmaps · Subject matter expert for automation and orchestration capability in a Hybrid IT deployment model covering hybrid cloud , converged infrastructure , cloud management, orchestration, monitoring and automation tools within the Platform Team · Provide Level 3 Support for Platform/Cloud, HA and DR technologies · Provide Level 2/3 Support for Platform/Orchestration and Automation technologies · Develop / Support key operational processes, including change, problem, incident and demand management to ensure Platform meets regulatory and customer requirements. · Take a key role in key client projects and tasks to ensure successful delivery KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: · Deliver architecture design tasks to an acceptable quality within agreed timeframes · Resolve escalated support calls effectively within SLA/OLA guidelines · Maintain agreed vendor certifications PERSON REQUIREMENTS : · Ability to lead technical discussions. · Ability to engage at all levels across the business: · Ability to act as a source of information and advice to architects and pre-sales engineers and as a problem solver and trusted partner to end customers. · Provide versatile troubleshooting and problem solving skills, with the ability to ‘think on your feet’ and respond to a diverse range of challenges. EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS: Candidate must have extensive, demonstrable experience in the following areas: · Developing Metro-HA Hybrid Cloud / Enterprise Infrastructure Automation designs and standards in vCloud, Azure, Softlayer and/or AWS environments · Producing, supporting and maintaining products in a managed service context. · Interpreting, understanding and solving complex technical problems. · Understanding Cloud Platforms from a service provider perspective. · Understanding Vulnerability Information , Assessment and Management processes · Understanding of Cloud and Infrastructure automation and orchestration · Regulatory frameworks, such as PCI-DSS , and a good understanding of the work required attaining and maintaining these As well as these, the ideal candidate would also demonstrate broad technical knowledge and experience of a number of the following technologies: · Converged Infrastructure: FlexPod, VersaStack, Vblock, VxRack · Domain Services: Active Directory, DNS, Certification · Hybrid Cloud solutions: vCloud, Azure, Softlayer, AWS · Hybrid IT Infrastructure Automation: vRealize Orchestration, vRealize Automation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Vagrant · Hypervisor: vSphere, Hyper-V, OpenStack · Monitoring Tools: vROps, Spectrum UIM/Nimsoft · Scripting Languages: Shell, Ruby, Perl, Python, PowerShell, Java · VCDX-Cloud or similar level of knowledge · Virtualisation: vSphere, Hyper-V, Docker, vSAN, NSX, Cisco ACI Ref: 885058 Basic Salary: To £75,000, Car Allowance: £6,600 and Corporate Benefits Location: Berkshire This job was originally posted as

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