Website Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

Ex-Mil Recruitment is for ex-military by ex-military.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer SC/DV (141lw) Cloud Foundation – Hybrid (Surrey/Remote) – £60,000 – £75,000 pa

 

Our client is a hugely successful, data software and services company that solves complex data challenges – data being at the heart of every digital transformation project. With our client’s technology and data expertise, they help customers, across public and private sectors, solve business problems or improve decision-making by making better use of accurate and relevant data. This is an opportunity to work within a continuous growth, dynamic team environment, ex-military friendly with strong team comradery.

 

Main Purpose of Job

Our client’s customer has delivered two ‘on-premise’ multi-tenant cloud hosting platforms to support the digital strategy. There are several live applications on the Hosting platform, a number currently being on-boarded with more being added to the backlog. The service also provides and hosts services that replace / re-platform existing applications along with new services. The cloud hosting services are not static, new services are being introduced to meet demand and requirements for cloud tenants and application providers as required.

 

The successful candidate will work as a core member of the infrastructure engineering team delivering into and in support of an operational and multi tenanted private cloud environments. They will be s a specialist for the VMWare Cloud Foundation Core tools to maintain and extend the services offered to the private cloud tenants.

 

Key responsibilities

SDN defined data centre networking design, deploy, troubleshoot and manage to a 3rd line level

VMware NSX-T virtualised networking specifically end to end integration with SDN physical network Next Gen firewall and boundary firewall IDS/IPS design, deploy, troubleshoot and manage to a 3rd line level

Linux operating system (Ubuntu preferred) design, deploy, troubleshoot and manage to a 3rd line level

Windows OS, active directory and windows centric core services (WSUS, SCCM, etc) design, deploy, troubleshoot and manage to a 3rd line level

Data protection / management – VMware and guest OS and App integration.

Security best practices, system and OS level security hardening (CISCAT benchmarking etc) using security vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus

Creation of operating procedures and knowledge articles / process

Creation and on-going updates to detailed system design and configuration documentation

Involvement in the on-boarding and service transition of tenants into to a new hosting capability

Provide technical support, incident and request response in a live environment (predominantly 3rd line support)

 

Experience / Skills Required

  • Digital project delivery into the MOD and/or central UK Government clients.
  • Exposure to highly secure / operational / mission critical environments
  • Must have operational experience in a production setting with Vmware Cloud Foundation Core – vSphere / ESXi, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T
  • Ideally some operational experience in a production setting with Vmware Cloud Foundation operations, Aria Automation, VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Operations for Logs, VMware Skyline
  • Linux (Ubuntu preferred) and Windows OS, active directory and windows centric core services experience.
  • Cloud Readiness and Application Modernisation experience
  • Hyper converged infrastructure experience – ideally Dell vXrail
  • Security best practices, system and OS level security hardening (CISCAT benchmarking etc) security vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus
  • Familiar with ITIL service management

 

Desirable knowledge:

  • k8 /container / Tanzu Kubernetes grid exposure / experience

 

Attendance onsite at MOD Corsham required 3-4 days a week, with the balance as flexible.

Occasional attendance at company offices in Surrey and MOD Portsmouth.

 

If you are interested in applying, please send a copy of your CV with a note outlining why this would be the ideal opportunity for you, by email to Liz Walsh at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd liz@ex-mil.co.uk

 

https://www.ex-mil.co.uk/vacancies/7736/senior-infrastructure-engineer-scdv-cloud-foundation-

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