technical specialist- server refresh in Parramatta

Parramatta, New South Wales
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Randstad is working in partnership with a large Government Organisation to help them resource a Technical Specialist- Server Refresh.

This role will be responsible for providing Technical expertise within the Server Refresh streams of work and requires extensive knowledge of Server Platforms – hardware (e.g. blades/chassis infrastructure, physical servers like Dell and HP) and software (e.g. Virtualisation technologies and Operating Systems specifically Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012). The role involves liaison across all areas of Business and Technology Services, specifically Technology Operations and Policing Systems. The aim of the role is to assist in continually refreshing the technology assets in order to ensure ongoing operational stability, with minimal disruption to business and working within the change management process.

This role will report directly to the Server Refresh Project Manager, and present to the Technology Asset Refresh Programme Manager, as required.

Key Skills required for role:

  • Experience configuring Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) using VMWare technologies (vSAN, NSX) as the target environment from legacy operating environments.
  • Experience in the migration of Virtual Machines from private to secure public cloud service providers as a target solution platform.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, VMWare, Linux, JBoss products, services and technology solution environments including in house and cloud offerings.
  • Demonstrated experience in Server technologies e.g. Blades/Chassis, Virtualisation, Operating Systems specifically Windows Operating Systems and Linux.
  • Demonstrated experience in migrating applications from legacy platforms to new platforms – hardware and operating systems.
  • Demonstrated experience to be able to coordinate amongst several operational and applications teams to implement a solution.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of Microsoft physical and virtual standard operating environments sufficient to support upgrades across a diverse range of applications and business users.
  • Demonstrated high level of drive, determination and organization skills in overcoming project obstacles to meet targets.
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies specifically in relation of Virtualisation and databases.
  • Knowledge of IT-as-a-Service model including Platform-as-a-Service within large organisations.
  • Knowledge of Storage (SAN, NAS and backup) Technologies.
  • Knowledge of Networking technologies – LAN and WAN;
  • Knowledge of data centre installations e.g. racking, cabling, etc.

If you have the right skills then please apply to the role asap.

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