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Hyperconverged Specilaist

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/12/2018
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Time left:
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    (31/01/19)
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The Role:
Role Synopsis

The Hyperconverged consultant reports to the IT Manager. This role is responsible for the strategy, design, guidance on implementation & configuration including maintenance, troubleshooting, security, usage monitoring and the development of specialised system procedures.

Key Accountabilities
* Break down and refine features to provide high level estimates and ensure architectural and non functional requirements are captured
* Ensure that regulatory, legal and compliance concerns are captured and addressed
* Perform technical comparison analysis versus competitor solutions
* Architect and design solutions to exceed functional and non-functional requirements as defined by the IT Manager
* Work closely with the rest of IT and the business to build close relationships, understand their specific needs and act as a trusted advisor to help influence how IT is used to benefit the whole organisation.
* Create and review architecture and solution design artefacts
* Ensure adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
* Proactively guide DevSecOps methodologies, standards and leading practices
* Guide engineering staff and review as-built configurations during construction phase
* Provide insight and direction on roles and responsibilities required for solution/product operations
* Identify, communicate and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle
* Use strategic thinking and consider the art of the possible, comparing various options based on feasibility and impact
* Propose actionable plans and roadmaps that balance tactical and strategic needs

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience with Microsoft Virtualisation Technologies and Azure pack.
* Experience with Cisco and or Nutanix Hyperconverged products and the design/implementation of these solutions
* AWS certified solutions professional.
* MCSA and MCSE required.
* Deep understanding of virtualisation technologies (VMware, KVM, HyperV) and storage fabric (SAN, NAS) is a must. Deep understanding of software-defined storage with a particular focus on distributed storage is a must.
* Excellent communication skills including writing white papers position paper, giving presentations and other forms or Knowledge Transfer.
* Experience that demonstrates a strong level of expertise in technical specifications required to sell Nutanix products and services is required.
* Continuous delivery and integration
* Highly distributed systems
* Agile methodologies, e.g. Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc
* You possess strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights.
* You

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