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The role comprises 2 core areas; technical skills focused on implementation to an application ready state, and soft skills enabling the applicant to engage with pre-sales and after sales support. Implementation is comprises of; Rack & Stack, Servers/Blades, Networking, Storage, OS and Virtualization. Each technology component includes: * Hands on experience * An understanding of concepts * Beneficial skills (Successful applicants are expected to have hands on experience in the majority of areas highlighted). Rack and Stack * Hands on experience in racking and stacking blades/server’s , network devices and storage arrays; * Knowledge of PDU’s/UPS/power connections and cabling/labelling; * Experience conducting site survey and the ability to identify issues prior to installation. Servers /Blades * Experience working with server hardware, replacing drives, memory, components; * Understanding the concepts of blade server’s; * Ideally Dell hardware, HP/IBM is sufficient; * Blade management experience is beneficial; * DCSE a benefit. Networking * Experience in networking basics; configuring LAN/WAN, VLANs and trunking; * Experience in configuring Cisco/Brocade/Juniper switches; * Understand the concepts of TCP/IP, UDP and layer switching; * Networking qualifications a benefit; CCNA or equivalent. Storage * Understanding of iSCSI and fiber channel storage; * Understand concepts of RAID/redundancy; * Experience in installing and configuring storage devices, ideally; Equallogic/Clariion/Compellent, whilst HDS/HP/IBM/Sun is sufficient; * Understand concepts in replication/snapshots/cloning; * Experience installing and configuring Tape Libraries OS * Experience in installing and configuring Windows Server 2003/2008/R2 is a must; * Experience in Active Directory; * Experience in installing and configuring Redhat Linux or SUSE would be a benefit; * Experience in clustering Microsoft applications such as Exchange and SQL is a benefit; * Microsoft/Red Hat Certifications a benefit. Virtualisation * Experience in installing and configuring VMWare ESX, or Hyper-V; * Citrix Xen Server/desktop experience is a benefit; * vCentre/vSphere experience is a benefit. Backup * Symantec * Commvault * Enterprise Vault. Soft Skills * Strong written and oral skills in English. * An aptitude to engage professionally with clients building trust and rapport. * Self-motivated, able to use initiative and work under remote supervision. * Additional local languages experience a benefit. Qualified and interetsed candidates please send your updated CV to [email protected] for further details.
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