VMWare Architect

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  • Location:

    Bracknell, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    Jan 2020

  • Start date:

    3-6 months

  • Consultant:


VMWare Architect - DV Cleared

+ 3-6 month contract + extensions

+ Bracknell/London based

+ DV Cleared role

+ understanding all components of VCF

Required VMWare architect who can develop existing high level designs into a solution that meets all customer requirements, initially as part of a proposal team then moving into design, build and deliver. The applicant will have an excellent understanding of a large proportion of the requirements below.


  • Understanding of all components of VCF this includes: SDDC manager, vSphere, vSAN, NSX-T and vRealize Suite.

  • Excellent understanding of VMware vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure

  • Excellent Understanding of vCenter Server architecture

  • Experience in Managing vCenter Server Appliance and Platform services controller appliance

  • Experience in VM migration from vSphere 5.x to 7.x

  • Knowledge in working with VMware vCenter Converter tool

  • vRealize Automation - Blue printing IAAS, Day 2 management.

  • Experience in working with content library as an ISO store, and deploy a virtual machine

  • Previous experience in Configuring and managing vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client and VMware vSphere Client

  • Experience in working with vCenter Server storages: VMware vSphere VMFS, NFS, iSCS

  • Experience in managing virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots

  • Knowledge of how virtual machines vMotion and virtual machine Storage vMotion works

  • Experience in managing resource pools

  • Good understanding of VMware vSphere High Availability (vSphere HA) and cluster architecture

  • Managing vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler to improve host scalability

  • Experience in working with VMware vSphere® Update Manager to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

  • Excellent Knowledge of NSX-T components and their function in the infrastructure

  • Excellent understanding of VMware NSX-T technologies and automation concepts

  • Deploy and Configure NSX-T components for management, control plane and data plane

  • Good understanding and knowledge of NSX layer 2 networking

  • Deploy and Configure logical switch networks

  • Deploy and configure NSX L2 bridging

  • Integration of 3rd party appliances into an SDN environment

  • Deploy and Configure all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway such as load balancing

  • Design and Configure NSX Edge Firewall rules to restrict network traffic both North/South and East/West

  • Design and implement micro-segmentation using NSX distributed Firewall

  • Excellent Network administration and troubleshooting skills