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Operating Systems & VM Engineer


  • £450 per day
  • Worthing, West Sussex
  • Posted: 16/06/2022
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 272105786

Job Details

Operating Systems & VM Engineer 
3 months initially 
INSIDE IR35 - £450 per day 

My client is a large utilities company who requires an experienced VM Engineer. 

The successful VM Engineer will be responsible for managing the high availability associated infrastructure and associated operational services in line with the agreed Service Level Targets. Working the other IT teams, such as Server Infrastructure, Network Operations, Application Management, Security, the Service Desk, Strategy & Architecture and the project delivery teams to ensure close alignment and engagement in implementing major developments and enhancements within the existing IT infrastructure.

Scope of role:

  • Responsible for the resolution through 2nd & 3rd line support for all infrastructure issues;
  • Assisting in the transition of all Server infrastructure service & associated operational services from current supplier to the newly formed in-house Server Infrastructure Team;
  • Assisting in the set up and maintenance of relevant IT policy and standards in line with appropriate best practice;
  • Keep up-to date with the latest relevant technology, relevant standards, policies and directives;
  • Liaise with internal governance and the relevant external authorities in order to ensure that we are moving towards an approved compliant infrastructure;
  • Produce and maintain operations manuals/run books for the associated services for this team in line with corporate standards;
  • Identifies and acts upon opportunities for continuous improvement to reduce operational risks, optimise efficiency and improve standards;
  • Working with Strategy and Architecture to ensure that that the infrastructure and associated management tools are both supportable and maintainable;
  • That product road maps and any associated remediation plans are in place to address operational risks. Major accountabilities of role (6-10 short statements);
  1. To provide 2nd line support and 3rd line covering 24x7 on call rota
  2. Contributor to SW Transition and Transformation Programmes of work.
  3. Maintaining appropriate IT quality assurance practices and procedures and ensuring that the appropriate IT technology standard requirements, methodology and processes are in place
  4. Attends and positively influences the appropriate technical and operational governance forums
 


We're looking for the following skills.
 
  1. VMware Horizon 8 (2006 onwards preferred)
    1. General administration
    2. Desktop Pool management/creation
    3. Troubleshooting experience
    4. Cloud Pod Architecture

  2. App Volumes 4
    1. General administration
    2. Package creation/management
    3. Troubleshooting

  3. Dynamic Environment Manager 10 (not essential)
    1. Policy creation/management
    2. DEM Profiling
    3. Troubleshooting

  4. Windows 10 in VDI environment
    1. Image creation
    2. Optimisation
    3. Troubleshooting

  5. vSphere
    1. VM management/snapshot management

  6. Windows Server general administration

If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply immediately.


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