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Technical Data Centre Architect

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Deborah Moreton
3 months ago
  • 9-month contract
  • High-profile transformation program
  • Enviable company culture
Our prestigious client are looking for a high-calibre technologist who will design and deliver hosting solutions to meet their growing demand for agile and cost effective computing solutions. Using both private and public cloud technologies, you will be responsible for implementing scalable, high performance hosting solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and digital applications.

Additionally, their plan is to deliver legacy infrastructure transformation and migration to drive next-generation business outcomes.

Key responsibilities;
  • Participate on a team designing cloud based application hosting and data services.
  • Assess the full technology stack of services required including network, compute, storage, management and automation.
  • Compare and contrast alternatives across both technical and business parameters which support the define cost and service requirements.
  • Stay educated on new and emerging market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.
  • Adapt existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Technical/Team Leadership.
Experience / skills sought;
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline with specific studies in Information Technology.
  • 10+ years' experience in IT, including 5+ years as an Architect.
  • Experience with Solution Architecture and IT Project Delivery.
  • Experience with delivering large scale Data Centre Architectures and transformation projects
  • Infrastructure (Server, Storage, and Database) design, build, and migration experience - VMWare, NetApp, CommVault, SQL.
  • Designing and implementing storage technology preferably NetApp.
  • Designing and implementing backup technologies (Commvault, Dell EMC Data Domain.
  • Implementation using skills in routing, switching and other data centre technologies such as Cisco Nexus, VMWare NSX.
  • Server Operating Systems (e.g. Microsoft Windows and Linux).
  • Virtualization Platforms - VMWare.
  • Workload Migration Automation Tools (Double-Take, Racemi, etc).
  • Cloud Management Platforms (vrealize).
  • Infrastructure provisioning and management (Ansible).   
  • Knowledge/experience with the following is advantageous:
    • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (Azure or AWS IaaS, PaaS and serverless).
    • Experience with containerisation technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
    • Design and implementation of cloud connectivity solution for Azure and AWS.
If you match the selection criteria and are interested in finding out more about the position, please forward your updated CV to Tracy Dhir by clicking the "APPLY NOW' button. For a list of all vacant positions, please see our website For any enquiries please call Tracy on 08 92213300.

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