Platform Engineer

Job Title: Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £400 - £485 per annum + Outside IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH30394_1653645453
Contact Name: Tara Hibbott
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2022 10:57

Job Description

Platform Engineer
£485 per day (outside IR35)
6 month duration (likely extension)
Remote (anywhere inside the UK)

Main outcomes & objectives
* Collaboratively deliver VMWare stretch cluster Support adoption of vSphere 7.x
* Enhance VM management tooling and suggest/implement improvement for VMSC option
* Enhance and expand Commvault backup service
* Support VM migration from legacy network to be confirmed new network location
* Support NSX V -> T migration work

Essential skills & experience
Significant and demonstrable commercial experience in the following areas:
* VMWare 6/7.X multi-site environments
* Cisco UCS
* NSX environments
* Platform monitoring solutions and paradigms
* Fibre Channel Fabrics, including Brocade switching
* Disaster recovery planning and execution, including wider assurance activities
* Data centre management and best practices
* Windows and RHEL operating systems
* Infrastructure as code, including automation using a combination of ansible, powershell/powercli, bash, perl and/or python
* Grafana
* Agile working practices, including Kanban
* Cross-functional DevOps environment

Desirable skills & experience
Certified across: VMware VCP 6.5 or higher, VCP2021-DCV/ VCAP NV & VCE - CIAE
/ CIMAE / Nutanix NCP, NetApp NCDA
AWS Solutions Architect / AWS SysOPS Administrator
Commercial experience of the following:
* Working with an assurance function to ensure DR/BCP design and testing procedures are fit for purpose
* MetroCluster - NetAPP AFF SANS
* Nutanix visualisation platform
* Security design and architecture
* Commvault platform
* vRA