Senior Virtualisation Engineer – VMware

East Midlands


£55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym


Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Senior Virtualisation Engineer, VMware 6.5/7, vSphere, vRealise, Enterprise/Stretched Clusters, Storage, HPE/Pure, VCAP/VCIX, Windows Server, Docker/Kubernetes, Linux, Security – up to 65K

* Are you a virtualisation / VMware expert?
* Can you take domain responsiblity for a high-tech organisation?
* Have you got involved in or have a desire to work with containerisation?

Role: As the Virtualisation SME / Senior Infrastructure Specialist you will work in a dynamic infrastructure team and have ultimate responsibility for the current Enterprise SAN platform and VMWare hosts and Clusters. You will be the go-to person in Storage & Virtualisation, leading on a small team. Backup is also your domain including data management – the availability, structure, and analysis of data. You will also do capacity planning as well as technical & functional specification writing whilst working alongside project managers and other SME’s. This is a role where you will be the person who takes this area of IT to the next level, you will be the idea’s person, you will drive this forward.

Do you have any experience in Containerisation – Docker, Kubernetes?

Contact me on 0-7-7-9-1-6-1-5-7-0-3 to obtain client spec and detail.

As the Senior Infrastructure Engineer:

* Primary skills required: VMWare, Virtualisation, Enterprise SAN Storage platforms, HPE/Pure
* Secondary skills: Windows Server, Linux, Backup systems, AD, Networking, OpenStack, GIT, ITIL

Such an exciting time to join this client as they embark on a new era. They have recently gone through a restructure within IT and are looking to add some key personnel to have domain responsibility.

This is predominantly an office-based role with some flex around homeworking. It’s not your average IT role and is viewed as a desirable opportunity that comes around once in a lifetime. It’s an industry where you buy into the overall objective of the organization to get the best out of it. For the Infrastructure Engineer / Infrastructure Architect who has a competitive streak in them, there is no better place to work. Ownership and accountability must be something you see as your strengths as well as flexibility and being a strong team player.

Client: They boast an impressive history in the development of some of the most advanced technological software in the world. Occupying a cutting-edge and technology advanced facility commutable from Oxford, Warwick, Milton Keynes, and Northampton. This organization is part of an elite industry sector that employs some of the world’s leading technical minds. An excellent staff retainer, once you become part of this industry and organization, you very rarely want to leave it.

Salary & Benefits: 55-65K, Bonus, Car scheme, Gym, Pension, Free parking and onsite canteen.

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People are acting as an Employment Agency in respect of this role.

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