Virtualisation Engineer - VMware at Avato Consulting, Hook, 8 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hook, UK
  • Jun 09, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

For an outside IR35 project with one of our clients, we are looking for your expertise in virtualisation with emphasis on VMware products and technologies. The project location is in Erskine, Renfrewshire or Hook, Hampshire and you need a valid SC clearance.

In a team you will deploying and securing a multi-site virtual platform and upgrading the VMware for a public sector customer.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop, and where required deploy, the technical solution to the environments.
  • Creating technical documents with the ability to produce clear and concise low level design documentation as well as implementation and operation guides
  • Prepare scripts written in PowerCLI for automated product deployment and management.
  • Troubleshoot implementation or operational issues.
  • Contribute to knowledge tools and communities, proactively support automation and ensure learnings are shared for reuse.

Your Key Skills:

  • Strong experience in core vSphere, and then either a mixture or complimentary experience with NSX/NSM, SRM, or vRealize
  • Strong vSphere (vCenter Server and ESXi) product experience in designing and engineering solutions including product administration, hardening and troubleshooting experience
  • Security work experience including delegation of authority, eg ensuring that the right persons in certain roles have the right permissions
  • Understanding of virtual and physical server infrastructure capacity, scaling and operation
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Ability to resolve constructively conflicting pressures and stake holders.
  • Ability to interact and work closely with both technical and non-technical staff in the deployment of solutions across a range of levels.
  • The ability to manage priorities and maintain engagement across a number of projects at various phases of their life cycle.
  • Experience of technology design and implementation policies and practices including ITIL

Desirable Skills:

  • VMware NSX for Data Center skills and experience
  • PowerCLI/PowerShell Scripting skills and experience
  • VMware VSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight and Site Recovery Manager product experience
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant & Dell Servers experience
  • HPE or Dell Storage array experience, Configuration Management
  • Experience of infrastructure deployment and management tooling including JSON/XML files
  • Enterprise networking
  • Windows Server, Remote Desktop Services

Project location: Erskine and Hook, on site

Project start: ASAP

Project type: Fulltime (37,5h/week)

Duration: 8 months

Other: must hold a valid SC Clearance

If you are interested in this project, please send your CV, your hourly rate, your favorit location and the date of availability to (see below)

Looking forward to your application.