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Infrastructure Technical Specialist

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security


Job Title - Infrastructure Technical Specialist
Location - Birmingham
Salary - £45,000pa

Job Description
The Infrastructure Server team have a vacancy for an Infrastructure Technical Specialist (Virtualisation) to support and manage both the Operational VMWare infrastructure supporting Birmingham City Council but also implementation of new technologies
Hyper-converged platform.
Azure/AWS/Google cloud provisions as required
The role requires a detailed level of technical knowledge of virtualisation and cloud platforms and will require a technical specialist that can hit the ground running; also, a technical leader capable of liaising with all levels of staff both within the internal organisation and externally to deliver desired outcomes.

Day to Day Task

  • Management and implementation of the existing vSphere environment.
  • Implement the appropriate infrastructure management systems to ensure the following:
  • Environments are proactively monitored.
  • Patching of both the VMWare Host and guest environments is undertaken on a consistent and regular basis.
  • Firmware and software upgrades are scheduled and managed through to delivery.
  • Backup & Replication technologies are utilised appropriately to safeguard the environment.
  • Work with the Head of infrastructure to ensure that PSN and Capita Group compliance standards are maintained.
  • Work with the Technical Design Authority to design, manage and implement virtualisation technologies, both for our primary client and others as required.
  • Implement and manage Six technologies including, but not limited to Replication, vMotion, HA, and DRS.
  • Work with the local operation teams to support:
  • Microsoft Windows server technologies.
  • Linux server technologies.
  • Troubleshoot complex IT related problems involving:
  • Networks (both data and storage).
  • Firewalls & Load Balancers.
  • Server & Desktops.
  • Hyperconverged & Virtualised platforms.
  • Working in the Datacentre to implement new hardware solutions.
  • Help to design, manage and implement Hyper-converged infrastructure technologies such as Nutanix.


Skills and Abilities

  • Optional but desirable: qualifications or continuing pursuit of relevant vendor& certification programme
  • Proven track record of implementing IT solutions in an Enterprise environment.
  • Proven management experience both direct and matrix.
  • Working knowledge of all relevant aspects of IT infrastructure.
  • Awareness of Active Directory/LDAP
  • Awareness of network technologies.
  • Experience of working in tier 3/tier 4 Datacentres.



Please apply below or email Aiden.Pople@capita.co.uk

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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