VMware Architect

Job Role: VMWare Architect

Location: Remote (some travel to Wiltshire)

Contract: 6 Months+

Rate: £65k blus benefits and bonus

Security Clearance: Level DV or SC is required

I am recruiting a Vmware Architect for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator operating within the UK defence sector.

Job Description

Candidates have practical and proven hands on experience of many of the following technologies / approaches (VMware and Linux are essential) :

  • VMware - ESX, vCentre, Clustering, HA, DRS, vRealize, Update Manager, hardening, storage integration, deep trouble shooting.
  • Linux - Strong sys admin skills
  • The concept of deployment automation is key
  • Network administration including software defined networking
  • A track record in the application of Automation Technologies
  • Design of large, complex systems


A Computer Science background is ideal (but not entirely essential) - or previous work in a Scientific and Technical environment that uses aspects of Computer Science i.e. areas of Mathematics, Physics etc

Industry established people who can happily switch between aspects of development, sysadmin, architecture, client engagement activities is what we should be targeting.

Deep technical Linux application experience would be an advantage especially in Big Data and Analytics areas.

Really important attributes

  • Problem solving / Solution focussed
  • Self-organiser
  • Dynamic in terms of work style
  • Good communications skills
  • Good client engagement skills.
  • Vmware vSphere Vcentre

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply please feel free to reply to this advert or call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829

Kind Regards,