VMware Consultant - vSphere & NSX

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  • Location:

    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £80 - £90 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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VMWare Specialist - vSphere & NSX

+ Initial 3 month contract

+ £80 to £90 per hour - negotiable

+ Inside IR35

+ Remote based with travel into London

Key Skills:

+ Large scale VMware Migrations

+ vSphere & NSX

+ Storage

The Role:

+ Provide technical capability in the relation to moving Workloads for a legacy vSphere farm to a new vSphere which is based on vSphere, NSX and the third-party tool Morpheus and forms the Private Cloud (VM as a Service) Eco-System.

+ Provide advice on how to migrate workloads some of which will be "zero downtime" from the legacy VMware farms to the Private Cloud (which is based on vSphere, NSX and Morpheus technologies)

+ Technically document the available the migration methods to move workloads from legacy vSphere farm to the Private Cloud and facilitate workshops to outline the benefits and impact of each

+ Provide experience and learnings from previous VMware (vSphere to vSphere) migration activities / engagements Be part of a wider migration team including Microsoft Azure, Networking and Migration Architecture

Skills Required

+ Proven experience of working on large scale VMware migrations with zero down outages and advising the customer on the approach, risks and mitigations

+ Detailed technical knowledge experience of vSphere, working knowledge of NSX - and a willing to learn/understand the Morpheus products (with experience being ideal)

+ Experience of using the VMware HCX toolset / product to facilitate migrations Working knowledge of workloads including Windows, Linux, Networking (Traditional & NSX) and Storage running on a converged infrastructure