IT Systems Engineer - VMware

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Systems/Support Analyst
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JN-062021-187479
  • OrganizationType
    IT

IT Systems Engineer
Spring Technology are working in partnership with a leading IT Services organisation to recruit an experienced IT Systems Engineer to join their expanding project and engineering team.

The Role
As an IT Systems Engineer you will provide rolling updates to server firmware and VM management software for a substantial on-premises cloud infrastructure based on the Cisco flexpod solution.

The Responsibilities
*Responsible for delivering system updates to the solution components
*Participate in planning for upgrades and service migration during interventions
*Analysis of dependencies.
*Forward view of upcoming requirements to maintain latest versions.
*Delivery of intervention procedures and adherence to change management processes.
*Interventions as required, via service profiles or by endpoint as appropriate to risk.
*Refinement and execution of test plans.
*Delivery of test exit and intervention completion reports.
*Closely co-operate with existing support and maintenance organisation.
*Continuously develop and improve process and ways of working with the customer organisation.
*Maximise system availability during update processes
*Undertake all activities with a primary focus on risk mitigation and data security

The Requirements
*Experience with FlexPod converged Infrastructure management and experience managing VM Ware and HyperV solutions
*Server system maintenance
*UCS Fabric Interconnect
*UCS Blades
*C series servers
*VMWare Products
*VMware vCenter Server
*VMware Platform Services Controller
*VMware ESXi
*VMware NSX
*NetApp FAS solutions
*In depth knowledge of VMWare
*Great communication skills both verbal and written
*Current or previous SC clearance would be an advantage although this will be provided if required for the successful candidate



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