Storage/Server & Cloud Engineer

09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
A fortune 500 Global IT Distribution company is searching for a senior Infrastructure Engineer in the Server/Storage & Cloud Services department. Reporting to the Manager of Server/Storage & Cloud Engineering, the appointee will take a senior role in the Design & Engineering department. The successful candidate will lead the way in designing and engineering the future EMEA infrastructure and cloud environments with a high focus on automation and orchestration. They will also attribute to the development of corporate standards based on the candidate’s extensive working experience. It’s is a ‘hands-on’ position requiring the appointee to help develop the Engineering team and to work in alignment with other IT functional teams both at an EMEA and Corporate level. It is essential that the appointee has proven working experience in hybrid cloud environments using the latest technologies. Key requirements include : Equivalent work experience - including experience in a production 24/7 high-availability multi-site enterprise ERP and CRM environment, including application hosting, security and information protection, and extensive experience with replicated disaster recovery architectures. Working knowledge of: Microsoft Technologies: Windows Server 2008 / 2012 /2016 (Standard, Enterprise and Data Centre) ; Hyper-V ; MS SQL 2014 / 2016 ; Azure Infrastructure as a Service, Azure Site Recovery Services ; Multi Factor Authentication ; Remote Desktop Sevices ; O365 AD Integration VMware technologies: vSphere 5.x / 6.x ; Site Recovery Manager, Replication Services Citrix Technologies: XenApp 6.x / 7.x ; NetScaler ; Provisioning Services Traditional, converged and hyper converged technologies (HP, Dell EMC) Storage Area Network (SAN) and related technologies: NetApp ; Compellent ; Broccade Basic networking concepts Microsoft and / or VMware Automation and Orchestration ITIL v2 / 2011. Experience with ERP and CRM infrastructure implementation and support. Experience with data centre consolidation and migrating workloads to the (hybrid / private) cloud. Hands-on technical depth enabling direct oversight, problem-solving leadership and participation for complex infrastructure implementation, system upgrades and operational troubleshooting. Experience with comprehensive disaster recovery architecture and operations, Comfortable managing highly-available complex infrastructure with 24/7 availability and support. Experience with regulatory compliance issues, as well best practices in application and network security. This job was originally posted as