Infrastructure Consultant

Manchester M50

Full-time

This role forms part of the Technical Solutions delivery team which strives to maintain start to finish excellence and integrity of the solution.  You will be part of a fast growing Solutions team striving to deliver high quality and innovative solutions with outstanding customer experience.

This role requires in depth knowledge and proven experience of deploying medium to large size Virtualisation, storage, Converged and Hyper-Converged solutions across private and public cloud environments along with required Infrastructure services and integration.  A good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services are also desirable. 


About the role

  • Maintain a high level of quality, Integrity and excellence throughout the client’s solution engagement

  • Produce high quality Low Level Design (LLD) and configuration documentation as part of a solutions’ deployment within agreed timescales

  • Ability to deploy Solution Proof of Concepts (POC)

  • Handover of deployed solutions to LIMA’s support team

  • Responsibility of the assigned technical solution deployment adhering to LIMA’s Infrastructure deployment Methodology

  • Responsibility for providing regular and timely updates to the assigned Project Manager as per LIMA’s Solutions Deployment Methodology

  • Assist the Project Management Office with the creation of Scope of Works (SOW) and Project Plans

  • Adhere to LIMA Change Management procedures

  • Minimum of 1-2 years proven experience deploying the following Infrastructure solutions:

    o   Converged Infrastructure solutions

    o   FlexPod Infrastructure (NetApp CDOT / Cisco UCS) or EMC vBlock.

    o   HP/Cisco UCS servers (Proliant and Proliant Blades, Cisco B and C Series)

    o   NetApp CDOT / All Flash FAS and E-Series Storage Systems or equivalent enterprise platforms

    o   VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualisation solutions.

    o   VMware vSAN.

    o   Deployment and configuration of Disaster Recovery solutions such as VMware SRM, Azure Site Recovery and Veeam.

    o   Storage platform migration and upgrades.

    o   Configuration of Storage protocols such as FC, FCOE, ISCSI, NFS and CIFS

    o   Deployment and configuration of highly available virtualisation platforms across multiple Datacentres.

    o   Configuration of storage replication and multisite storage deployments.

  • Strong understanding of storage protocols and storage networking in an enterprise deployment.

  • Hands on knowledge with Cisco Nexus and Cisco UCS manager configuration.

About you

  • Outgoing friendly character, polite and professional

  • Ambitious and self- driven

  • ability to work closely and proactively with Technical Solution Architects and Project Managers on assigned client engagements to deliver client solutions

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent customer facing and presentation skills

  • Strong experience of working within the Prince2 framework as part of project delivery

  • Experience of working in an ITIL based technical environment

  • The ability to work in a dynamic environment with the capability to meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to appropriately escalate technical problems and issues

Accreditations:

Required

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator – CDOT (NCDA-CDOT) or equivalent

  • NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer CDOT (NCIE-SAN) or equivalent

  • ·VMware Certified Professional - VCP-DCV.

Benefits

  • Pension Scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Birthdays off as a paid holiday

  • Weekly fresh fruit delivery

  • Quarterly social events


 

To apply please email your CV and Covering Letter to careers@lima.co.uk referencing the job title in the subject line.