Storage and Virtualisation Engineer

Network IT
£400 per day
08 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Storage & Virtualisation Engineer – 8 Weeks

West Midlands – Circa £400 a day (inside IR35)

Network IT are working on an exciting new opportunity for a Storage and Virtualisation Engineer for a leading Higher Education institute in the Midlands.

Your job as the Storage & Virtualisation Engineer will include:

• Working towards the design, development, testing and implementation of new and upgraded: VMware operating systems (including Unix, Linux and Windows), storage area networks and archive infrastructure

• Responsible for taking part in the investigation and planning of large IT infrastructure projects

• Provide technical support in addition to maintaining existing and future storage/ virtualisation team services (including VI, resilience, backup, archive and restore).

• Support and maintain existing server-side operating systems, software and iLO network services e.g. Apache, MSCS, iLO, RDP)

• Develop and implement new server-side templates for virtualisation (VMware) operating systems, including Unix, Linux and Windows) and Oracle, SQL databases

• Provide central focus on the organization's operating systems

The successful Storage & Virtualisation Engineer will possess:

• Experience in virtualisation (maintaining templates, deploying VM's, troubleshooting complex issues) and storage networks

• Extensive experience in support of operating systems including Linux, Unix and Windows

• Experience of complex storage environments within HP SANs, VMware Virtualisation in a large infrastructure

• Strong customer relationship management skills

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Excellent project management skills, Prince2 qualified

Experience of working in a Higher Education organisation is desirable but not essential

If this is something of interest, please APPLY or contact Bridget Munyarari on .