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Technical Architect - VMWare, Virtualisation - Luton

Technical Architect - VMWare, Virtualisation - Luton

6 Month Contract
Market Rate

My client require a Technical Architect to design and deliver a number of key Infrastructure enhancements as part of a large scale transformation program.

Working to strict project milestones the role will require a close working relationship with other team members and stakeholders.

As a subject matter expert on for the Infrastructure team you will take responsibility for the successful implementation of and migration to a converged infrastructure platform.

This is a hands on role that will also deliver low-level design documentation and technical governance for the project.


Low-Level Design.

Working to the High-Level Infrastructure Design you will produce a low-level design for the converged infrastructure systems, virtualisation and integration with other systems including support for the Disaster Recovery plan.

Designs will adhere to industry and vendor best practices whilst conforming to the client's compliance commitments, such as PSN, N3 and PCI.

Ensure the hands on delivery of the converged system and migration to design and timescales.

Where required working with third party suppliers to provide assistance.


Provide accurate and complete documentation including configuration information.

Documentation will be regularly updated and reviewed in accordance with the target design.
Stakeholder Management.

Working and communicating with the wider team to ensure successful delivery of the overall project.

Where required supporting the operation teams through knowledge transfer and guidance.

Key Skills:

Previous experience in a design and delivery role
Ability to make decisions and drive solutions
Detailed design documentation
Data Centre migrations
P2V and V2V migration tools
Microsoft Active Directory
Experience of Converged Infrastructure, preferably HP CS
HP Blade Systems, Flexfabric & Virtual Connect
Enterprise class storage, preferably 3PAR & Remote Copy
VMware vSphere 6, DVS, SRM
Strong working knowledge of PSN, N3 & PCI standards
VCP / VCAP 6 Certification & MCSE/MCITP Certification

Preferred Skills:

HP OneView
HP Certified Professional Certification
Cisco Nexus 5k, 3k & 2k
Citrix XenApp & Netscaler
MPLS and large scale WAN Deployments

Key words, ?technical Architect?, psn, compliance, pc1, n3, vmware

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