JOB TITLE: Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : London
Job Reference : 12372 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 25/05/2016
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 Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare) in London. Salary is between £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits including 25 days holiday, healthcare, pension, a day off for your birthday, 2 paid charity days, cycle to work scheme, charity sacrifice scheme and childcare vouchers.

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare)
£50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday, healthcare, pension, a day off for your birthday, 2 paid charity days, cycle to work scheme, charity sacrifice scheme and childcare vouchers.

The Role
As a Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare) working for a leading 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 and 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.

This role would suit an engineer with the relevant experience looking to move into an Architect role.

Working in their quirky City based offices which include a chill out area with beanbags, a giant blackboard for dragons den style brainstorming meetings, a well-stocked fridge and free breakfast every Friday. They offer great incentives for staff such a trips all over Europe and a day off for your birthday.

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 Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare) you will be certified in VMWare with VCP certifications as a minimum and will have good working knowledge of server virtualisation operating systems and technologies. You will have hands-on experience of managing a VMWare environment and a demonstrable knowledge of administering a Linux based environment.
You will have previous experience working on virtualised server solutions specifically with HP, EMC and VMWare and a good networking knowledge is assumed. 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 Senior Systems Engineer (VMWare) 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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