Cloud Engineer

Salary: £33k - £37kAdditional benefits apply.

Closing: 23/07/2021

blocz (A DCI company) is rapidly emerging as a cloud company with a difference, we focus on the future and the ground-breaking innovation required to make the journey possible!

Our vision is one where compute, content, and communication are one and the same, delivered at lightning speed by redefining what is meant by “edge”.

We’re working with some well-known names in the industry to make this vision a reality, and as a result our organisation is rapidly growing!

Are you a self-motivated, forward thinking, and enthusiastic about technology? Are you excited by the prospect of helping to evolve edge, 5G, and cloud technologies? Would you be interested in joining a rapidly growing company at the grass roots and developing an exciting career path? If so we have an amazing opportunity for you to join blocz and make a real difference to tomorrow’s technology, today!

We’re looking for cloud support engineers with a broad spectrum of skills and a deep understanding of both virtualisation technologies and supporting infrastructure. Initial responsibilities will include designing, building, documenting, supporting, troubleshooting, and configuration management of private and edge cloud solutions. However, the role is intended to develop and can be shaped to match the candidate’s career aspirations; devops, product design and innovation, management, everything is possible!

Successful candidates will need to have a minimum of 5+ years experience, or recognised certification, in some or all of the following:

· vSphere 6.7/7.0
· Cloud Director
· vSAN
· iSCSI and NFS
· vRealize Operations, Orchestration, automation, suite
· vLog/Network insights
· Lifecycle Management
· Cloud Director Availability
· Kubernetes/Tanzu
· Veeam
· Networking Layer 2 & 3 (switches, routers, VLAN)
· Network and application security (firewall, NAT, IPSEC/VPN, IPS/IDS, SSL/TLS, Load-balance, Zero Trust, Micro segmentation)
· Linux and Windows server management and configuration

Additional skills which would be an advantage but not mandatory:

· Open source such as OpenStack and OpenNebula
· Hybrid cloud environments
· Scripting: Terraform, Ansible, Python, Bash
· Pure Storage
· AWS, Azure, Google management
· VCAP – Datacentre Design
· VCAP – Cloud Management and Automation
· VCAP – Network Virtualisation
· Master Specialist – HCI or VCF

Certification is great, but there is no substitute for on-the-job training and real-life experience!

Location: Candidates must be based in the UK and be able to commute to Cambridge or Bournemouth.

Type: Full time

Salary: £33k – £37k