Cloud Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Sydney, New S. Wales, Australia
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Contact: Sinthu Thomas
Reference: 197922_1568072916

Our Enterprise level Federal Government Client is seeking an experienced and talented Cloud Infrastructure Specialist for an initial 12-month contract with multiple extensions. In this role, you will be required to support the client who is looking to commissioning a core infrastructure redesign for its enterprise environments with an aim to modernise the architecture and security models in use.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Provide Cloud Infrastructure services to support specialist environments, programs and projects;
  • Ensure outputs are achieved within the strategic direction of the client;
  • Develop team members and fulfil a guiding, mentoring and advisory role;
  • Lead a range of corporate support tasks;
  • Provide and maintain secure and effective information systems and networks (nationally and internationally) to deliver information at the right time and in the right format to serve operational and management requirements;
  • Supply advice, services, and work-products to business areas seeking to improve or enhance their business processes;
  • Maintain information management standards that meet government requirements;

To be successful you will have:

  • Worked with the VMware SDDC stack for a minimum of 3 years and be able to demonstrate:
    • Experience with vSphere
    • Experience with vRealize Automation
    • Experience with VMware vRealize Business
    • Experience with vRealize Log Insight
    • Experience with vRealize Operations Manager
    • Experience with vRealize Orchestrator
    • Experience with vRealize Site Recovery Manager
    • Experience with VMware vSAN
    • Experience with VMware NSX
  • In addition to VMware based skills, the applicant will also need proven experience in:
    • REST API programming and integration between different products in the enterprise
    • Integration of continuous delivery into cloud provisioning
    • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking with respect to configuring workloads/server infrastructure
    • Proven knowledge of the ASD ISM and high-level controls relating to PROTECTED workloads
  • Experience in the configuration/maintenance and troubleshooting of the following systems:
    • Virtualization and cloud concepts, processes and standards, such as virtual data centres, VMware vSphere vMotion, and dynamic resource scheduling
    • Systems management concepts, processes, and standards such as SNMP and syslog
    • Systems capacity and performance management and tuning
    • Systems backup and recovery, high availability, and disaster recovery
    • Central authentication (LDAP/AD) and security
    • Red Hat, SuSe, Centos, Ubuntu, and other Linux or BSD based operating systems
    • Network protocols including DNS, SMTP, NTP, and SNMP
    • Network services including load balancing, routing, DMZs, and firewalls
    • Data storage for the enterprise including NAS (IP based), SAN (FC based), Software-defined storage (SDS), and converged storage solutions (vSAN, etc)
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the customer relationship manager role in the organization and its impact on the IT cloud-based services strategic direction, goals, and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Understands the role of Cloud Infrastructure Operations within a cloud that provides one or more services to various cloud service teams
  • For public and hybrid cloud environments, understands what is required from an external cloud provider to fulfil the requirements of services, including costing and service levels
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ITIL service management practise in regard to incident, problem and change management

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who are willing to undergo an NV1 clearance to apply.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Sinthu Thomas on 02 6245 1738 quoting Job Reference: 197922

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.