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  • Location: Suffolk
  • Rate: Up to 650.00
  • Start Date: 17/08/2019
  • Duration: Contract

VMWare Lead Engineer – Contract – Suffolk & International – Up to £650.00 a day

This role will require frequent travel to and extended visits of up to 30 days per trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for key parts of the delivery. The successful candidate will need to comply with and observe all laws, regulations and decrees of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia when working in the country, including all laws, regulations and decrees that relate to employment and the workplace, as well as the local customs and traditions of the KSA. We would highly recommend that any candidate studies the information and advice published by the UK Government in relation to the KSA and undertakes his or her own research into the local customs and traditions of the KSA, before applying for this position. You can find further information here https://(url removed)/foreign-travel-advice/saudi-arabia

In addition to the overseas travel requirements the candidate will need to spend a period working alongside the UK teams predominantly based in either London or Suffolk.

This role will revert to a mobile worker position aligned to the nearest Global or Security strategic site at the completion of this work.

Travel and Subsistence will be covered:

Return flights to KSA (including Visa runs every 30 days)
Working Visa costs which need to be renewed every 180 days
Accommodation costs at the Al-Nakhla complex https(url removed)
A daily subsistence rate of £25 will apply for food and refreshments.
Transport to and from the Al-Nakhla will also be providedKey Skills Needed For VMWare Lead Engineer

Proven experience of working in technical operational environments
Individual will be required to work with an established team to install and configure VMWare based products as per pre-defined designs.
Hand on experience of configuring and managing VMWare vSphere 6 clients.
Practical understanding of VMware HA, clustering and vMotion technologies.
vCenter installation, configuration and management.
Bootstrapping virtualisation environmentsDesirable Skills and Experience for VMWare Lead Engineer:

VSphere ESXi and HyperV 2012 Experience
Cisco UCS, Source fire, Satellite, Atlassian, FireEye or McAfee Webgateway administration
Experience in Cisco Security products
Experienced in AD
Support of Secure network implementations and debugging
Configuration and management of large IP networks,
Experience of configuring and supporting Microsoft products (AD, MIM, MSSQL)
Experience of Platform monitoring tools and implementation strategies
Experience in supporting SAN/NAS technologies
Fault finding of application and Network interdependencies
Practical working knowledge of Cyber security enforcing devices, such as Firewalls, Proxies and Encryption
Practical experience of the ITIL principlesVMWare Lead Engineer Requirements:

You must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written with the ability to produce technical reports, proposals and designs to a professional quality
Strong ability for technical analysis and problem solving, with great attention to detail.
Excellent organisation with strong time management skills
Ability to maintain own continual professional development
An Engineering based Hons Degree (BEng/MEng/BSc) or equivalent experience/qualification is essential.
Ambition to work in or previous experience of working in a fast paced, dynamic and growing technical environment
Possess a full driving licence valid for use in the UKCertifications Required:

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