The Infrastructure engineer will operate a large estate of various physical compute, with technologies such as VMware, Xen, Hyper-V and Openstack.
This role is hands on to administrate the physical and virtualisation assets, and within that setting our policies around the use of internal IT teams to consume the services offered to other areas within the wider Technology organisation.
Commission, deployment, operational management of all virtualisation infrastructure examples Xen, Hyper-V, VMware ESX-I estates Openstack, including: Template deployment
Assistance with compilation of capacity management monthly reporting
Ensure that the various virtualisation / physical compute cluster technologies are configured correctly and looking to identify potential cost reduction opportunities or improvements
Participation in training and upskilling with new developments relevant to the role
Operation of tickets in a demanding environment
Manage, deployment and operational management of public clouds: AWS and Azure
Commission, deployment, operational management of all storage infrastructure – examples IBM XiV, PureStorage, Netapp, HP 3PAR, Dell EqualLogic.
High technology competency around the provision of virtualisation, resources in both physical and virtual environments
Understanding of Linux (CentOS, Redhat) in a large enterprise environment, including troubleshooting, debugging and customisation
Automation of physical server deployment and upgrade of Linux & Windows operating systems including firmware of LOMs implementations in production environments
Understanding of NetApp, Pure Storage, EMC, IBM flash and IBM XIV with NetBackup and Brocade switches required
Ability to work in an internationally distributed team achieving high and consistent levels of performance across the team as a whole
Keen and active interest in technology trends and the impact of new/disruptive technologies, determining how best to exploit these to the advantage of PPB
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to priorities own workload and work to exacting deadlines
Flexibility and adaptable in their approach to customer and business needs
Taking ownership of issues through to resolution demonstrating a positive, can do, proactive approach to issue resolution
Desire to learn about new products and keep abreast of new product developments