Technology Infrastructure Enterprise Services

Technology Infrastructure Enterprise Services

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months + Possible Extension

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Technology Infrastructure Enterprise Services
Rate: £300/£450 per day
Location: Sheffield
Duration: 3 Months + Possible Extension
Start: ASAP

Role Purpose:
The Infrastructure Enterprise Services job is responsible for leading in building and running enterprise services that enable DevOps.

This role will carry out some or all of the following activities:
*Provide Enterprise Services, including platform services (mainframes, UNIX and Linux servers, iSeries (Mid-range), Windows and storage) for securely storing/analysing data as well as Developer Services which enable faster delivery of highly standardised platform services, for example, Virtualisation, ALM, Dev Engineering, GSDE, and Cloud.
*Setup automation Team(s) to take out waste
*Consolidate and reduce infrastructure complexity
*Develop Cloud based infrastructure platforms and deliver infrastructure, platform etc. "as a Service" by working with Business & other DevOps teams
*Determine the strategic direction and execute in each of the Technology areas under Enterprise Services responsibility
*Risk and Cost Management
*Ensure Service Quality Targets are met for offered platform services
*Business stakeholder management to define product roadmaps and market available capabilities
*Write development code, understand a DevOps Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery pipeline, and build automated test scripts (for infrastructure products and upgrades), and build automation interfaces between systems

General Knowledge & Experience:
*Past working experience in a storage / scripting / automation role
*A deep technical understanding of Cloud and Storage Infrastructure
*Relevant product knowledge of storage technologies (EMC / NetApp)
*Relevant product knowledge of Cloud computing services such as AWS / Azure / Google Cloud Platform etc.
*Infrastructure as Code and automation/orchestration technologies, such as Puppet / Chef / Ansible Tower / Jenkins
*Experience of continuous integration / continuous delivery software engineering approaches
*Experience in Ruby, Python, Golang and/or Java programming languages
*Knowledge of Pivotal Cloud Foundry 1.8 +
*Understanding of networking concepts (SDN an advantage)
*Experience working in relevant environment/s, i.e. storage engineering in a similar function is desirable but not essential
*Experience working in relevant market/context, i.e. IT in finance, Storage is desirable but not essential
*Experience in Agile methodologies and DevOps practices is desirable but not essential
*Role relevant qualifications, i.e.NetApp, EMC, cloud related is desirable but not essential
*A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change.
*Self-awareness with confidence to work independently and take responsibility for own development
*Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
*Planned projects and activities systematically in line with business priorities, using a variety of analysis and problem solving techniques
*Experience of building effective customer relationships which create customer advocacy
*Willingness to undertake the training / study required in this role for new products and services
*Availability to undertake the travel required for this role, i.e. Ad Hoc as needed globally

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on