AVP, Cloud & Virtualisation Specialist
4d ago

Job Title : AVP, Cloud & Virtualisation Specialist

Location : 5 North Colonnade, London

GTIS is a global team of approximately 4,300 colleagues based in EMEA, US, APAC and Africa. We are accountable for delivering and supporting resilient, secure infrastructure technology and services to customers, clients and colleagues.

Our mission is to build and run commercial hosting and collaboration solutions at speed, whilst ensuring robust and resilient environments in a partnership oriented manner through a continuous improvement culture.

The purpose of the role is to evaluate software and hardware in the private cloud. This role will require the successful candidate to communicate with both vendors and internal stake holders to ensure the successful delivery of products under evaluation and certification through to the successful production deployment.

What will you be doing?

  • Working as a part of the Product Management Engineering team, with the primary focus on delivering solution in the private cloud space this includes product selection, product certification, working with other stake holders to deliver a secure solution, creation of run books and level four support.
  • Current knowledge and expertise with VMware ESXi 5.x and 6.x, VMware vCenter server 5.5 and 6.5 includingVMware Cloud Foundation.
  • Has a VMware certified professional qualification preferred.
  • Has software defined networking knowledge with VMware NSX 6.3.x or above including both the distributed firewall and VXLAN features.
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Experience providing support for VMware vCenter and VMware ESXi 5.x / 6.x.
  • Experience in enterprise size financial organization preferred.
  • Experience with engineering and architecting solutions with VMware related products
  • Skills that will help you in the role :

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV) preferred
  • VMware Certified Professional 6 Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV) preferred
  • Understanding of cloud-hosted application architecture.
  • Preferred knowledge of HP, Dell, and Cisco server hardware.
  • Basic knowledge of UNIX.
  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies.
  • Extensive experience in working with highly technical individuals.
  • Where will you be working?

    The role is based in Canary Wharf in London, where you’ll find many shops and restaurants that are easy to access.

    The role is based at 5 North Colonnade, which is where the stakeholders are located.

    Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays / who-we-are / for more details.

    Our Values

    Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues.

    Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

    Our Diversity

    We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

    Our Benefits

    Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances.

    These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

    We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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