JOB TITLE: Cloud Architect (VMWare)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : City of London
Job Reference : 11063 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 19/11/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A growing Telecommunications company are currently looking to recruit a Cloud Architect in London. Salary is between £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits including pension and healthcare


Job Description

Cloud Architect (VMWare)
London
£50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare and more

The Role
As a Cloud Architect working for an award winning Telecommunications company you will be responsible for building the next release of virtual hosting cloud platform as the company are expanding on their existing product portfolio The platform is based on enterprise grade hardware (HP and EMC) and will utilise VMWare as the virtualisation layer. This is an exciting project to develop a leading wholesale cloud product for the UK telco market, fulfilling requirements of partners and also making the platform effortless to deploy to end customers. This role is paramount to the development and operation of this new infrastructure therefore is a great opportunity for the right candidate to be in at the early stages and make their mark on the success of the product. It is essential you are VMWare VCP certified as a minimum and have the ability to draw a diagram from scratch as this is part of the interview process as well as answer technical questions. You will be working closely with the head of department to develop the wholesale cloud hosting platform and will be involved in the following duties:

*Being an escalation point on any complex customer issues from the support team
*Deploying complex customer solutions
*Providing technical input into projects
*Delivering training to colleagues and external partners
*Dealing with engineering cases
*Assisting in the deployment of new solutions and services

The Requirements
As a Cloud Architect you will be certified in VMWare with VCP as a minimum and will have excellent working knowledge of server virtualisation operating systems and technologies. You will have experience in building VMWare infrastructure, not just looking after it. You will have previous experience working on virtualised server solutions specifically with HP, EMC and VMWare. You will have good networking knowledge with protocols such as MPLS/VPLS and will have knowledge of the technologies around virtual/physical switching. You will also be able to demonstrate deployment knowledge of virtual and servers in a networking capacity.

The Company
An expanding and award winning Telecommunications company with exciting plans for the near future; this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Cloud Architect to join a reputable organisation.

The Package
Salary is up to £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience + Benefits including 25 days holiday, pension , healthcare and more

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client.



Job Keywords

VMWare, VCP, Cloud, Virtulisation, Server, HP, EMC



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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