Job details

Location
Parramatta
Salary
Up to AU$825 per day
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37721_1654140463
Contact
Harvey McIntosh
Contact email
Email Harvey
Contact phone
0484 382 312
Posted
26 days ago

Job details

Location
Parramatta
Salary
Up to AU$825 per day
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37721_1654140463
Contact
Harvey McIntosh
Contact email
Email Harvey
Contact phone
0484 382 312
Posted
26 days ago

Our client the NSW Police Force are seeking an experienced Technical Specialist to work across their Technology Asset Refresh Program (TARP). This role will be responsible for providing infrastructure technology refreshes and the migration of applications from legacy servers and operating 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. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of Server Platforms - in particular VMware.

Role Title: Technical Specialist - VMware

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 2 years (30/06/24) - chance of extension

Pay: $825 including Super p.d.

Location: Parramatta /WFH Hybrid

Description

Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible for refresh of physical and virtual servers and associated operating systems;
  • Responsible for migration of applications from legacy servers and operating systems e.g. Windows Server 2003 & 2008 to strategic platforms (virtualised and consolidated);
  • Work closely with Technology support teams and applications teams to coordinate migrations while ensuring minimal disruption to business;
  • Documentation and presentation of technical solutions and change requests;
  • Assist with disaster recovery tests and production cutover;
  • Drive the implementation of technical solutions as it relates to the refresh of Servers, Storage or Operating Systems;
  • Report to Program Manager and manage communications with technology operations, policing systems and external vendor specialists;
  • Technical Specialist for hyper-converged based virtualisation infrastructure in a VMWare environment utilising vSphere, vMotion, vCenter, vSAN and NSX technology stack for virtual data centres, private cloud solutions, as well as solutions based on public cloud services migrations (AWS, Azure).
  • Migration of Virtual Machines from legacy operating environments to the above target platform solution.
  • Work with the Solution Architect in design workshops and documentation reviews.
  • Support transition of operational support staff to new target environments i.e. providing knowledge transfers to Operations teams.

About you:

  • 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 organisation 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.
  • Experience configuring Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) using VMWare technologies (vSAN) 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.

Candidates must be based in The Greater Sydney Area.

Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If you feel this opportunity matches your skills and previous experiences, please apply with your CV.